Calrans Memorial

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) just held their 27th Annual Workers Memorial. They honored 187 highway workers who have been killed on the job. This year, a special tribute was paid to Jorge Lopez, Randy Whisenhunt, and Annette Brooks, who all lost their lives since last year’s memorial. Lopez, an electrician, was struck by…

time square pedestrian accident

Breaking News: A car crashed into a crowd in Times Square killing one person and injuring more than 12 people. According to ABC Seven News, The collision happened near 44th Street and Seventh Avenue. Officials said one person was killed and at least 13 people are injured. Apparently, the vehicle came to rest by colliding…

car accident seatbelt

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently raising awareness about the importance of buckling up for every trip, every time. It’s not just about avoiding a ticket. Their slogan, “The Life Saved Could be Yours” is all about calling attention to the most effective way motorists and passenger vehicle occupants can protect themselves…

Elderly Driver

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Drivewell Toolkit for older adults has important educational resources for senior drivers and their families. The NHTSA, along with the American Society on Aging (ASA), have developed this toolkit to improve driver safety with a specific focus on the challenges facing older adult drivers on U.S. roadways. The…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling on motorists and cyclists to be “Roll Models” during Bicycle Safety Month. Throughout the month of May, the NHTSA and other public safety agencies across the nation will be raising awareness about the importance of improving roadway safety for cyclists of all ages. According to the…

best of slo winner

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. has been voted Best Lawyer in San Luis Obispo County. The New Times SLO, announced Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. has been awarded Best Lawyer by all voters in San Luis Obispo County. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers would like to thank all those who voted. Harris Personal…

angel wing

In 2015, 301 passenger vehicle occupants were killed when their cars struck the side of a trailer. The government should require all semi-trucks to have a side guardrail that will prevent cars from traveling beneath the truck. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), side guards could prevent hundreds of traffic deaths per year….

bike to work

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has just issued a press release about their “Safety is a Two-Way Street” campaign for improving cyclist safety. Since May is Bicycle Safety Month, they’re hoping to raise awareness about the unique safety concerns facing cyclists on streets across California. This month, they’re encouraging cyclists and motorists to share the…

california motorcycle accident lawyer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently observing Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Throughout the month of May, the NHTSA will be raising awareness about the importance of improving motorcyclist safety and sharing the road. With texting and other distracted driving behaviors on the rise, motorcyclists remain one of the most vulnerable roadway user…

jonathan spotlight

This month’s spotlight attorney is Jonathan Koehle. Jonathan G. Koehle grew up in Sonoma County and completed his undergrad in at Brigham Young University in Utah.  He continued his dream of becoming an attorney by attending Georgetown Law.  Shortly after, Jonathan moved to Santa Barbara to work for Harris Personal Injury Lawyers. He found his…

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