Vehicle deaths decreased slightly in 2017 but were still much higher than in 2015, according to research from the National Safety Council. They estimated that fatalities associated with vehicle accidents topped 40,000 for the second year in a row. These estimates are not official federal figures that are collected after an analysis of accidents which…

Fatalities on California roadways have garnered increasing attention from legislators, regulators and safety advocates who are looking for ways to cut down on lost life due to preventable vehicle accidents. A minor was recently killed in an I-15 crash in San Diego. That San Diego fatal accident has regulators wondering if there are better ways…

When filing a personal injury claim and doing your research about your rights, you may come across a term known as loss of consortium. To lose a loved one to a vehicle accident in San Diego can be a devastating incident for any person. When you and your family members have gone through such a…

  The California Highway Patrol has noticed an uptick in trucking traffic as well as trucking accidents. A recent six-car pileup on I-5 is just one example of how many people can be hurt or killed in just one accident. A heavy truck was traveling northbound on I-5 close to Griffith Park when it swerved…

Recent research indicates that not everyone is ready for driverless cars on the road. Part of that could be due to the fact that fault and driverless cars is a complex legal issue. Despite the fact that automakers are working quickly to advance this technology, the members of the public do not feel comfortable quiet…

The number of car crashes in the United States is on the rise and insurance companies are responding by increasing their rates as well. Insurers claim that this is as a result of the habitual and widespread use of cellphones behind the wheel. The study in question was created by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance…

Distracted driving has certainly received a lot of attention when it comes to dangerous behind- the-wheel behavior. It’s featured in numerous news stories with sad endings, often claiming the life of other victims. Legislators have taken the issue seriously and created a broad range of laws designed to curb the behavior and to catch people…

Being involved in a distracted driving crash has the potential to turn your life upside down. Plenty of academic research as well as legislative exploration has dug into the issue of distracted driving as it is a serious and pervasive problem across not just California but the United States. Every day, distracted driving plays into…

Aggressive driving might seem like a natural response when a driver cuts you off, but plenty of recent news stories or studies have tied the behavior to traffic fatalities. Fatal shootings due to aggressive driving in Las Vegas, Omaha, and New Orleans are just a few examples of when a road rage incident gets out…

A commercial driver is an individual far too frequently involved in vehicle accidents. One company based in San Diego, Netradyne, is on the edge of technology that will help or could potentially hinder the 6 million individuals who operate commercial vehicles throughout the United States. A small device is intended to be mounted behind the…

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