AAA study says hit and run deaths at all-time high.  A new study released by the AAA foundation for traffic safety identified that there has been a 62% increase in the number of hit and run fatality recorded in national highway traffic safety administration data.  Hit and run deaths have negative repercussions for the entire family…

Your rights as a pedestrian are categorized in the California Motor Vehicle Code. Many of the pedestrian laws in different states are very similar. The most common laws regarding pedestrian rights include the right of lane crosswalks, the rights on public roads and highways and rights on public and private sidewalks. Some of the most…

A new California law was quite controversial when it first came into action, but it turns out that it may have a key role in decreasing hit and run accidents across the state, according to a new study by Stanford University. The controversial law was part of an effort by state officials to provide additional…

A California hit and run accident can occur if you leave the scene of the accident without identifying yourself to the other individuals involved. If no one else was hurt and only property was damaged in the accident and you leave the scene, you could be charged with California misdemeanor hit and run. However, if…

A hit and run crash might always carry serious consequences. Thar was certainly the case for a recent San Diego accident in which multiple people were impacted. If you have been the victim of a hit and run crash already, getting ready to file a legal claim can be difficult if you’re not sure of…

Nationwide hit and run accidents make up 10% of all car crashes. In all 50 states, leaving the scene of an accident is classified as a crime. In Los Angeles alone, more than 20,000 hit and run accidents are reported every single year. Here are the five steps you need to follow in the event…

In what’s believed to be an accident caused by drunk driving, a pedestrian was lodged in the front seat of the driver’s vehicle for more than a mile after the accident happened. The driver who struck the pedestrian hit the victim and then promptly left the scene of the accident. A DUI accident can lead…

A woman became trapped in her car and was ultimately rescued after a hit and run crash occurred last week in Chula Vista. The accident happened on Interstate 5 around 11 o’ clock at night. The suspect involved in the accident was believed to have been driving without headlights crossing the center line and slammed…

Being a victim of a hit and run accident can be devastating and it can be extremely frustrating when you don’t know the identity of the driver after the accident has happened. You might experience a sense of hope when you believe that your accident has happened in a high traffic area of San Diego…

A woman was struck by a vehicle in the City Heights community of San Diego last week in an incident that investigators believe may have been intentional. Hit and run accidents, unfortunately, contribute to many different injuries and accidents but this victim paid the price with her life. The deadly accident happened just before 10…

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