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June 2015 Archives

Motorcycle accidents can be fatal in California

When on the road, drivers should be paying attention to their surroundings. This means making sure to be aware of other vehicles on the road. Not doing so can cause a serious vehicle accident that can result in catastrophic injuries in many cases and even death in some instances in California. However, it is even more important for motorcyclists since motorcycle accidents can be particularly dangerous due to the way the driver of a motorcycle is exposed.

Is a California road alert on hit-and-run accidents forthcoming?

Although any vehicle-related personal injury suffered in California or elsewhere is of course unfortunate (and far too often tragic), many of our readers might view hit-and-run accidents as being especially egregious and unconscionable affairs.

Commercial trucks: a constant risk to other California drivers

Anyone who lives anywhere in the Los Angeles metropolitan area and drives regularly on roads throughout the region might have a flatly difficult time conveying just what that can sometimes feel like to a family member or acquaintance residing in another state.

Is bill on motorcycle lane-splitting poised to clear all hurdles?

We visited the topic of motorcycle lane-splitting in California in a blog post earlier this spring, noting therein that riders are "allowed to ride between slowing and stopped lanes of traffic, as long as [they] do so responsibly." Our March 27 entry cited some statistics that strongly buttress the claims of advocates that the practice promotes safety on California's busy streets and highways.