Most drivers that have been on the road a decade or more have probably seen the after effects of a motorcycle accident. Motorcyclists typically do not fare well in collisions, and it’s very easy for them to sustain serious injuries, especially if they are not wearing a helmet. It’s important for those injured in a […]
As California’s population increases so do the number of motorists, and state officials have been trending toward technology for safety solutions. Some you would expect, but others you might not have even heard of.
“As California’s population continues to increase, so does the number of motorists on the highways and interstates,” according to Caltrans Public Information […]
Even on a dare, would you close your eyes for five seconds while driving down the road? Well, maybe this will help you make your decision. If you were traveling approximately 55 miles per hour and closed your eyes, you’d have traveled the entire length of an entire football field – what could possibly go wrong?
Automakers and regulators are both doing their best to make the roads safer by integrating technology that will take our hands and minds away from the steering wheel with technologies like accident avoidance systems, and believe it or not, but even self-driving cars. In fact, Ford Motor Company has filed a patent for an autonomous […]
It’s hard to find anything troubling about the end of a recession, but here in California with the increase in the number of people getting back to work it means more motorists on the roads. Unfortunatley, more cars on the roads means more car accidents and even more deaths. California has seen a 13 percent […]
Celebrating Independence Day in the U.S. commonly involves barbeques, fireworks and other fun festivities. What you may not realize as you gear up to celebrate the holiday weekend, however, is that July 4th is also the riskiest day to be on the roads.
And that’s because July 4th is the one day – out of the […]
Bill Beckwith, a host of the HGTV show “Curb Appeal” was recently involved in a tragic motorcycle crash. The TV host was riding his motorcycle near the neighborhood or Haight-Ashbury when he was struck by another vehicle. Beckwith was rushed to a nearby San Francisco hospital, but later died from the crash-related injuries.
Unfortunately, tragic motorcycle […]
The variety of ways in which drivers can be distracted is seemingly endless. Recently, a California woman was pulled over by a highway patrol officer on the suspicion of speeding. When the officer saw that she was wearing Google Glass, the officer gave the woman a citation for driving with video or TV in the vehicle.
Sudden tire failure can result in serious consequences. Recently, a fire truck suffered a tire blowout, and it was launched 200 feet off the roadway of Interstate 80. The fire truck went down an embankment and came to halt in a drainage canal. Fortunately, the driver of the vehicle only suffered minor injuries.
In a tire […]