You have to consider many expenses after an auto accident. Five people had to go to the hospital after a car crash in Orange County a few months ago, and those people need to seek compensation for their medical expenses.
Most California drivers would probably agree that being distracted behind the wheel is dangerous. However, using electronic devices while driving has become second nature for many people. This has led to many serious collisions across the nation.
Like all drivers, truckers sometimes get drowsy while traveling on roadways in California and across the United States. However, due to the massive size of big rigs, truck driver fatigue poses an elevated threat to occupants of other vehicles.
A recent survey has revealed some disturbing trends among drivers who pass an emergency vehicle. California drivers should know that 71 percent of survey participants admitted to taking photos or videos when they see an emergency vehicle either making a routine traffic stop or responding to an emergency.
A spinal cord injury can be debilitating. Whether you have a spinal cord injury because of a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall or some other type of incident, you may have trouble adjusting to your new normal. Spinal cord damage can cause long-lasting pain, complications and impairments.
Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance holds an inspection spree called the International Roadcheck for vehicle- and driver-related violations among CMV drivers. On average, 17 CMVs are inspected every minute during these sprees. Truck and bus drivers in California should know that the 2019 International Roadcheck is to be conducted from June 4 to 6.