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January 2018

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January 19, 2018

Is California Doing Enough to Reduce Drunk Driving in the State?

According to data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than one-third of California's fatalities in traffic accidents are directly attributable to drunk drivers. To combat these dangers, California has taken steps to implement strict drunk driving laws to deter this negligent and dangerous behavior. In fact, a 2017 analysis conducted by WalletHub found that California has…
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January 19, 2018

California Car Crashes Into a 2nd Floor Dental Practice, Highlights the Danger of Speeding

A bizarre accident occurred in January of 2018 that is already sure to become one of the most-watched viral videos of 2018. As numerous news outlets reported, the accident occurred when a speeding car hit a center divider, effectively launching the vehicle into the air. The vehicle, once airborne, then proceeded to crash into the second floor of a California…
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January 15, 2018

California Law Amended to Provide Practical Solution to Curb Drunk Driving

Few behaviors are as dangerous and unlawful as getting behind the wheel while inebriated and over California's legal driving limit. California lawmakers, clearly aware of the dangers of drunk driving, have taken a common-sense step towards reducing drunk driving on California roads. A new law that took effect January 1, 2018, now permits alcohol manufacturers and licensed alcohol sellers to…
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January 15, 2018

What Are the Leading Causes of California Car Accidents?

If you or a loved one has been injured in a California car accident, odds are extremely likely that another party's legal wrongdoing contributed to the accident. Indeed, Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society has found that it is reasonable to conclude around 90 percent of motor vehicle crashes are at least partially caused by human driving errors.…
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January 8, 2018

Seattle Drivers Now Required to Put Down Their Phone While Driving

According to recent years of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it is clear that distracted driving is responsible for thousands of deaths across the country every year. Seattle, too, has not been immune from the dangers of distracted driving. According to Washington state's "collision clock" in the Department of Transportation's Annual Crash Collision Summary, it was revealed that…
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January 4, 2018

The Deadly Facts of California Motorcycle Crashes

If you or a loved one rides a motorcycle, you know the joy and freedom such vehicles provide. Even so, motorcycles come with very real safety risks that come with sharing the road with cars and trucks with blind spots. If a driver hits a motorcyclist because of inattentiveness, drunk driving or any other wrongful behavior, the results can be…
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January 3, 2018

Two Key Changes to California Law Drivers Should Know for 2018

The vast majority of car accidents caused nationwide as well as California are caused by "driver error." Indeed, a stunning 90% or so of motor vehicle accidents are at least partly caused by driver mistakes, based on Stanford's Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. Naturally, unpacking these driver errors requires a thorough understanding of California law. To…
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January 3, 2018

Gardena Road Rage Leads to Deadly Accident

In late December of 2017, a motorcyclist was killed after a deadly collision with a car. The accident occurred near Gardena Boulevard, according to Gardena law enforcement, and it appears road rage contributed to the accident. This tragic accident is yet another sad reminder that too many lives are lost in Gardena, California and across the nation due to anger on the…
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