California drivers who are prone to distractions behind the wheel will want to consider the following tips. By being more attentive motorists, they can avoid becoming statistics in the future. In 2015, distracted driving contributed to 3,477 deaths and 391,000 injuries in the U.S.
Motorcycle riding is admittedly a riskier way to travel when compared to passenger cars. Motorcycles expose their riders to a variety of risks that car drivers do not have to face.
On Aug. 12, two 18-year-old men were killed in a suspected drunk driving accident on Highway 24 in Walnut Creek according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash also injured two 18-year-old women.
Scientists have created a potentially revolutionary 3D-printed device that could one day help spinal cord patients in California recover some bodily functions. The device was developed by a team of researchers at the University of Minnesota, and their findings were published Aug. 9.
Maybe you have noticed as you pass a semi truck that, due to its high ground clearance, your shoulders are about level with the bottom of the trailer. At the back of the truck, there is a bar that hangs down to about the front bumper of your car, and unless you hit it going very fast, it will catch your car so that the crumple zones and airbag activate.
California motor vehicle owners may be interested to learn that Ram Trucks is recalling 1.4 million pickup trucks across the U.S. and Canada due to a problem with their tailgates. Apparently, the tailgates could fly open while the vehicles are in motion, potentially allowing cargo to slide out into traffic.