Category: Car Accidents

Study finds that teen drivers primarily injure others

Car Accidents,Our Blog | June 7, 2016

Teen drivers can be a danger to others on the road, and California residents might like to know about the report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Teens are the age group with the highest rate of motor vehicle accidents, and almost two-thirds of those killed or injured in teen driving crashes are…

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How self-driving cars might impact auto insurance

Car Accidents,Our Blog | May 11, 2016

Google has been testing its autonomous vehicles on California roads. While some people believe that the mass adoption of the self-driving car may spell an end to the auto insurance industry, that may not be the case. Even if some manufacturers agree to self-insure their vehicles, it could result in a barrier to entry that…

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Accident leaves 5 California road users injured

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 25, 2016

Police in California have reported that an accident involving a sedan and an SUV left five people injured on April 16. Reports indicate that drug use or drinking are not thought to have played a role. Four of the accident victims suffered what are described as significant injuries, but they are all expected to survive….

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Does hands-free technology improve driving safety?

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 14, 2016

Although texting and driving can be a deadly combination on California roads, banning such activity does not necessarily remove all communication-related distractions. Many vehicle manufacturers have incorporated hands-free systems into their designs for facilitating calls and other activities on the road. Referred to as infotainment systems, some dashboards offer extensive touchscreen management of music, directions…

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Head-on crash kills 2 in California

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 12, 2016

The California Highway Patrol says that its investigation into a fatal April 5 Mariposa County accident is ongoing and that alcohol consumption or drug use have not been ruled out. The accident claimed the life of a 56-year-old Midpines man and a 47-year-old woman from El Portal. A 48-year-old man was seriously hurt in the…

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California crash leaves 1 dead and 7 injured

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 4, 2016

A collision between two vehicles left one person dead and several other people injured on March 21 in the Moss Landing area. The incident took place on Highway 1 near Molera Road at about 12:30 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal accident occurred when a 19-year-old woman, driving a black Lexus SUV,…

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Vehicle maintenance tips for good-working brakes

Car Accidents,Our Blog | March 22, 2016

A large number of California residents rely on their vehicle to get them to their workplaces safely in all types of weather conditions. Therefore, as one of the most important components of a vehicle, the braking system should always be kept in tip-top condition. There are some tips to help motorists detect the condition of…

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Multiple injuries reported in California crash

Car Accidents,Our Blog | March 14, 2016

One person was seriously injured, and up to six others suffered minor injuries in an accident involving five cars that took place at 6:05 a.m. March 8. Police say a Hyundai Sonata was going at a high rate of speed while traveling north on Sepulveda Avenue when it collided with a Yukon Denali that was…

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A Google self-driving car found to have caused accident

Car Accidents,Our Blog | March 10, 2016

Californians are probably well-aware that Google has been testing its cars on the state’s roadways. The company has previously reported that its cars have been in 17 accidents, but none of those accidents were the fault of the technology. On Feb. 14, however, one of the self-driving cars actually caused an accident because of a…

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Crash during test drive kills car salesman

Car Accidents,Our Blog | March 1, 2016

A California car salesman was killed in a crash during a test drive in Ontario on February 23. The driver was suspected of being under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash. According to police, a 28-year-old man lost control of the Corvette he was test driving, and then slammed into a…

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