Walking to get to work or to run errands is more popular than ever, especially in San Diego. Unfortunately, even as more people hit the streets on foot, this does not always mean that car drivers are aware of the risks and avoid getting in accidents. All too often, a driver’s negligence leads to a…

Any adverse weather condition can put you at higher risk of being involved in a significant vehicle accident. Unfortunately, when rain begins pelting down you may have little opportunity to get off the road or to make it to your destination. This means you need to be prepared for how to avoid a car accident…

Recent information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports a sound requirement for all light duty electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. This is known as the quiet car safety rule that is usually designed to help pedestrians and the visually impaired be aware of vehicles that are moving at low speed. Hybrids may be…

New research information indicates that there has been a surge in traffic deaths last year and now many are pointing fingers at more drivers using apps behind the wheel. Most people have witnessed somebody else at a red light who have been using their phone. Highway fatalities are the cause of any number of personal…

According to research from the U.S. Department of Transportation, deaths increased by 10.4% in the first six months of 2016. That follows a 7.2% surge in 2015 after decades of declining deaths in the United States. Auto insurance officials are arguing that smartphone applications are the leading cause of distracted driving and are contributing to…

More than 4 million Americans arrive each year at emergency departments in the United States after car crashes. One of the most common situations reported by these individuals is persistent pain. A new study, however, shared in the journal Pain, compared the two most common pain relief medications opioids like Oxycodone and NSAIDs like Ibuprofen…

Unfortunately, this time of year means that more people are hitting the road than at any other time and this could put you at risk of being involved in a vehicle accident. Whether it’s simply more vehicles on the road, adverse weather conditions or driving in an unfamiliar area in congested traffic; all of these…

A new cellular therapy clinical trial for traumatic brain injury indicates that using a patient’s individual stem cells can actually dampen the neuro-inflammatory response to trauma within the brain and can even assist with preserving brain tissue. These details were reported in the journal STEM Cells. As any accident survivor knows, it’s not always easy…

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