Did you know that distracted driving is one of the most dangerous things you can do while behind the wheel? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that distractions caused 10 percent of all fatal crashes and 15 percent of all injury crashes in the U.S. during 2015. That means around 391,000 people suffered… continue reading.
Spring break is here, and that means many things for many people. For students, it means school is out for a week. For parents, it means planning to occupy their children while they are off. For drivers in popular spring break areas like the California coast, it means increased traffic, distracted driving and drunk driving… continue reading.
The short answer is no. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) issued a warning after testing five semi-autonomous systems in Tesla, Mercedes, BMW and Volvo vehicles. IIHS engineers tested each vehicle’s adaptive cruise control, automatic braking, and lane-centering systems in a controlled track environment and on public roads. Driver assist technology has been found… continue reading.
Every December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Unfortunately, there is an increase in impaired driving accidents around the holidays. Not only is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs illegal, it could lead to catastrophic or fatal consequences. The legal limit in California is a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent. Depending… continue reading.
If you have a pre-existing condition and then get into a car accident, it is imperative that you seek medical attention right away for health and insurance claim reasons. Even if you do not have immediate symptoms, there are plenty of delayed accident symptoms, such as a headache or abdominal pain, that could signify serious… continue reading.