School zones in San Diego are, unfortunately, a hotbed for pedestrian and vehicle accidents and one recent study looked at the number of bicycle, pedestrian, and traffic accidents that happen near schools to find the most problematic elementary schools in San Diego. They looked at bicycle and pedestrian accidents and weighed those much more heavily…

The truth is that anyone on a bike in and around San Diego may face an increased risk of being involved in an accident, but cycling to work has been connected to a longer lifespan and better health overall, according to a research published in a British medical journal. Even though it’s becoming more popular,…

Before considering the statement that all teens are irresponsible drivers is a stereotype, consider recent research from Liberty Mutual. The National Center for Health Statistics indicates that car accidents are the number one reason for fatalities for ages 16 to 20-year olds. Most people suspect that using a phone while driving is the number one…

Bike lanes have become increasingly common across major cities all over the country. One major reason for this is because safety advocates and bicyclists have argued that protected bike lanes, when enforced properly, can decrease the chance of serious injuries. A study published in the American Journal of Public Health looked at the experiences of…

There are a number of different health-related factors that can influence your risk of heart disease or heart attacks. These include poor diet, high cholesterol, poor sleep, high blood pressure, obesity, and smoking. However, a recent study identified that there is one factor that is far more prevalent and influential than all the others. This…

The infotainment technology that more automakers are investigating and putting inside cars today, is causing drivers to take their eyes off the road for far too long, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study. Past studies have identified issues, however, the explosion of technology in recent years has presented more significant problems…

Using a car seat or a booster seat in your vehicle is something that is recommended and legally required, but many people are doing it improperly and this could jeopardize their child’s health and safety during an accident. The majority of states require a child to ride in a booster seat until only age 8,…

A study recently completed by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that the government and automakers have to do a better job at understanding the value of protecting data that is private from electronically connected vehicles. The prevalence of wireless systems to receive and transmit data prompted the research study and the GAO study looked…

You will be unlikely to recover any compensation in a personal injury claim unless you can prove that another party is liable for your injuries. This requires the collection various types of evidence from the scene of the accident along with other documentation that supports the severity of your injury. Finding the right personal injury…

An attorney can identify contributory negligence by one or both parties connected to carelessness, aggressive actions or road conditions using forensic accident reconstruction. This has become a crucial part of many personal injury claims and reconstruction experts in the field often use the latest software to recreate an event and look at various equipment to…

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