If you have recently been diagnosed with whiplash, there’s a good chance that a car accident was the cause of whiplash in your individual case. Whiplash is one of the most common outcomes associated with vehicle accidents in San Diego and elsewhere. Researchers in the Netherlands and Germany have discovered that symptoms of whiplash that…

It’s been well-known for a long time that there are many factors that can increase your car wreck risk and that one of them is lack of sleep, but a new study has pinpointed exactly how much shuteye you can’t afford to be without. Falling asleep behind the wheel could put you at risk of…

When a driver makes an illegal U-turn, sometimes the consequences extend far beyond a disregard for the law. Unfortunately, despite posted signage, drivers may be tempted to carry out an illegal U-turn in order to get where they are going faster or to correct a directional mistake without getting stuck in traffic. However, laws about…

Some causes of vehicle accidents, like distracted driving, get more coverage than others. However, data can show the most common causes of car crashes in California and in other states. When an accident happens and it’s caused by another person’s negligent behavior, any victims may be entitled to compensation in a personal injury lawsuit. Knowing…

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…

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