A report from the National Safety Council (NSC) found that police reports don’t always capture the real reasons why drivers crash. After examining police reports from crashes all over the country, the NSC found that no state fully captures the data required by government and traffic safety organizations to understand the real causes of crashes….

Car Accident Lawyers The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about their upcoming efforts to increase public outreach regarding involvement in transportation planning and programming processes. Their Public Participation Plan (PPP) has been released for review, and they’re hoping to increase public outreach through an enhanced web presence and social media…

One person died in a car accident involving two vehicles in San Francisco. The accident occurred near McLaren Park around 1:00 p.m. The collision created a fire and a school bus was confirmed to be near the fire but did not have any children on board. One person died from the accident and another person…

Distracted Driving Epidemic Distracted driving has become an epidemic on roadways in California and across the nation. While distracted driving can impact just about any age group behind the wheel, teens are at an especially high risk for texting and engaging in other distracted driving behaviors. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),…

Car Accident Attorneys The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently raising awareness about the latest and greatest driver assistance technologies. Even with all of the newly emerging technological advances in automobile safety, the NHTSA still wants motorists to know that there is no substitute for buckling up and driving safely. None of these…

Accident Attorneys You Can Trust The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) wants to remind motorists to stay alert and safe in work zones around the state. According to Caltrans, they repair and maintain 50,000 highway lane miles, 12,000 bridges, 205,000 culverts and drainage systems, 87 roadside rest areas and 30,000 acres of roadside landscaping. Since…

2018 Driving Laws The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release regarding new laws about traffic safety issues that were approved by the Legislature in 2017. These laws include issues involving cannabis consumption, set belts on buses and pedestrian signals. Listed below are the new laws and what you need to know about…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a press release about the progress being made with automobile manufacturers regarding automatic emergency braking on new vehicles. According to the NHTSA, four of 20 automakers currently report that automatic emergency braking (AEB) is standard on more than half of their 2017 model year vehicles. Additionally,…

Early Wednesday morning, a motorcycle rider was killed when his bike reportedly struck a parked car in a Mira Mesa neighborhood. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the wreck happened in the 8700 block of Westmore Road, sometime before 1:15 a.m. Very little information has been released about this motorcycle wreck, but we…

A two-car-wreck on Alicante Road in Carlsbad took the life of one woman and seriously injured another. One woman was pulling out onto the road and was broadsided by a vehicle. The accident occurred around 11:00 a.m. near the Omni La Costa resort. Upon arrival, the two drivers will inside their extremely damaged vehicles. According…

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