Distracted driving receives a lot of press because it is an extremely prevalent behavior across many different age groups. Although teenagers are frequently pointed out as being more at risk of a serious accident in terms of drowsy driving or distracted driving, all age categories outside of senior citizens admit to regularly driving distracted. There…

At the Worldwide Developers Conference, recently, Apple announced a new feature that could help to save lives and keep people focused on the road. The Do Not Disturb While Driving mode enhances their do not disturb mode and brings it into the car. In 2015, federal statistics show that 391,000 individuals were injured by distracted…

  While an accident might seem at its most basic definition to being located in the wrong place at the wrong time, sometimes car accidents can be caused by a medical condition that affected the quality of driving. This becomes extremely important in the question of negligence and San Diego car accidents. A car accident…

Do you know your rights if you’re injured in an accident with a non-owner driver? What happens if you’re driving a car that doesn’t belong to you when you get into an accident? These complicated and yet important legal questions can help you figure out your next steps post-crash. It is important to understand the…

Distracted driving has earned plenty of media attention and rightfully so because it increases the chances that teens and in fact, all drivers will be involved in a serious or fatal car accident. However, new research released by the University of Alabama in Birmingham helps to explain how better interventions and policies can be developed…

Throughout American history, crash test dummies have been used to determine safety features and how an accident or particular car could influence the humans inside a vehicle. Crash test dummies, however, don’t evolve that often. Recent research has called for better dummies more in line with what the U.S. population looks like and the call…

You’re probably already aware that drunk driving accidents claim the lives of far too many San Diego residents every year, but did you know that a new threat, drugged driving, poses a serious risk, too? The Governor’s Highway Safety Association recently identified that drugged driving is now more of a factor in fatal crashes that…

According to research, the most common cause of death for any child under the age of 15 is an unintentional injury. Given that the primary cause of unintentional injury in the United States is car accidents, it is important to consider how your child’s life or development could be jeopardized by a serious vehicle accident…

A new study identified that automakers have used a combination of advanced transmission, smaller engines, decreased weight and better aerodynamics to improve efficiency incrementally in vehicles. This has taken up to 300 lbs. out of newer generations of vehicles. Lighter weights have spread throughout new cars over the past ten years. One such example early…

Drowsy driving is a serious concern for motorists in all places and of all ages. For anyone who suffers from a sleep disorder, the chances of drowsy driving are higher. With more than 25 million people in the U.S. suffering from sleep apnea, a new study shows that treatment can reduce the chances of a…

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