SB-185(b) has been sponsored by State Senator Robert Hertzberg and would decrease traffic fines based on an individual’s ability to pay. The bill is still currently making its way through the state legislature in California but for those individuals who have minor traffic violations, they may be able to pay reduced fees. The minimum…

  Three studies over the course of the last five years have indicated that individuals driving luxury and expensive cars were more likely to cut off another motorist and were less likely to stop at all for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.   According to a psychologist at the University of California San Diego, this…

Research has always pointed out the distinctive risks that pregnant women face. Unfortunately, maternal mortality is on the rise across the country increasing by more than a quarter since the year 2000. But women also have a risk of being 1 in 6 to experience domestic violence in the course of their pregnancy.   However,…

When you sustain a traumatic brain injury or a concussion following a vehicle accident, one of the most commonly recommended treatments is to get rest. However, if you have recently sustained a TBI you may find that it is very challenging to get any sleep at night. This can even cause a difficult cycle of…

As the population of the San Diego area increases, more individuals are bicycling, walking and driving on the streets. The desire to keep everyone safe with that growth is part of Vision Zero, the zero traffic deaths in San Diego by 2025. The city has worked hard to bring safety across neighborhoods in the San…

Anyone who’s lived in San Diego County for any period of time has heard what happens when it rains in the area, but it turns out that weather-related crashes are not tied to just San Diego alone. The federal government provides data that indicates that weather-related crashes are a problem all over the country. According…

It can be a devastating experience to be involved in any San Diego car accident but the stakes are higher when you find yourself trapped inside a vehicle. Believe it or not, remaining calm and knowing what to do in this situation can be extremely valuable whether or not you are the one trapped inside…

Car accidents occur at drastically lower rates among individuals with ADHD who are taking medication when compared with those not taking the medicine, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry. The study involved more than 2.3 million individuals. Taking ADHD medication could make or break a person’s likelihood to get into a serious…

At the scene of an accident, you may need to file a police report and this is strongly recommended for increasing your chances of having clear evidence when it comes time to file a personal injury claim. A new study from the National Safety Council reviewed 48 different state crash reports as far as information…

Being on a bike is an excellent opportunity to get extra exercise and take in the sunshine. Bike shares are popping up in cities all over the country and an increasing number of employees are looking to get to work on just two wheels. That combined with the fact that more people are peddling bikes…

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