Category: Pedestrian Accidents

Is Jaywalking Legal in California? 

Pedestrian Accidents | December 22, 2023

The argument over whether or not jaywalking should be legal still raves across the country and even here in California. However, the Freedom to Walk Act was passed by the California Assembly and signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. The law took effect in January 2023. The goal of this new law was to…

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Senior Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Accidents | March 15, 2021

One of the most common tips that doctors give the senior citizen is to walk if they are able to, and to do so regularly. In fact, there is a reason that so many fitness companies are marketing products like step counters and exercise apps to seniors. This is a growing and healthy trend. However,…

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Pedestrian Safety for Kids

Pedestrian Accidents | March 8, 2021

Parents and guardians continually fret about keeping their children safe around the roadway. There is little doubt that children will be around a road at some point, whether they are going to a friend’s house, heading to the library, or just biking around for some exercise. As adults, we know the basics of pedestrian safety,…

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California Right-of-Way Laws

Bicycle Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents | July 22, 2020

California traffic laws may seem like a nuisance to many people, but the reality is that they save lives. Vehicles weigh thousands of pounds, and they can inflict significant damage in the event an accident occurs. Right-of-way laws are incredibly important for all drivers to understand because they provide clear guidance regarding when a driver…

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How to walk safely in urban areas

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | July 14, 2017

Some people live in urban areas, while others only visit for work, entertainment, shopping and dining among other activities. It doesn’t matter why you spend time in a busy city but walking around is obviously unavoidable. Walking is a great way to experience an area while getting some exercise that will keep you happy and healthy….

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Common causes of pedestrian accidents

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | June 19, 2017

As a pedestrian, you know that one mistake by a driver could lead to an accident with serious injuries. Even so, this doesn’t mean you should stop walking or biking from one place to the next, especially since both forms of transportation are most congenial to the environment. It’s important to understand the most common…

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Driverless cars pose moral “dilemmas”

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | June 30, 2016

In the event of an unavoidable crash, should a driverless car be programmed to save as many lives possible? Or instead, should it protect its occupants rather than others? That type of “social dilemma” is being pondered by social scientists, government regulators and manufacturers as the commercial debut of autonomous cars draws closer in California…

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