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California Office of Traffic Safety Offers Tips to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Tired drivers cause far too many serious crashes in California Tired drivers often cause serious car accidents that result in injuries or fatalities. That’s why the California Office of Traffic Safety recently put together a series of safety tips designed to prevent collisions caused by drowsy drivers. “Drowsy driving is a serious traffic safety concern...

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Why Better Cellphone Laws Help Prevent Crashes

Tougher cellphone laws help reduce the number of distracted driving accidents. That's according to a recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) that examined California and other states with more comprehensive, precisely-worded cellphone laws. "Our findings suggest that other states could benefit from adopting broader laws against cellphone use while driving, but...

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Did Marijuana Cause a Spike in California Fatal Car Accidents?

A new study seeking a connection between marijuana and an upsurge in car accidents has made some unexpected discoveries. Researchers at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reviewed the combined data for five states that legalized recreational marijuana: California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. They found that, compared to other Western states where recreational...

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Speeding To Blame for Spike in Car Accidents

Experts say risky driving may be the "new normal" Driving in rush-hour traffic on busy roads like I-680, Main Street, or Ygnacio Valley Road is already stressful. But according to a new study, morning and evening travel during rush hour is more dangerous this year than usual. The problem is an increase in car accidents...

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Fatal Car Accidents Spike in California and Across the U.S.

Officials say U.S. traffic deaths hit a 16-year high in 2021 Traffic crashes are a common occurrence on our nation’s roadways, but last year turned out to be one of the deadliest for U.S. motorists, including drivers in California. In 2021, nearly 43,000 people died in fatal traffic accidents. That’s about 120 deaths per day...

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Ways to Avoid Blind Spot Motorcycle Accidents

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Motorcyclists have the same right to the road as other motorists. They are allowed the full width of a lane, and other drivers should do everything they can to keep them safe. But because of their smaller size and low profile, motorcyclists are often missed and overlooked by inattentive...

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

CHP to California motorists: "Open your eyes to the dangers of distracted driving" Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of car accidents in the Bay Area and throughout California despite the state having a hands-free cell phone law for more than a decade. Now, as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the...

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How Good Are California’s Traffic Safety Laws?

Bay Area Car Accident Lawyers Break Down What Drivers in California Should Know California has some of the busiest highways in the country. This includes I-80 and I-680 in the Bay Area. And while traffic congestion doesn't result in as many serious car accidents as driving under the influence, texting and driving, and other forms of...

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Study Finds Traffic Deaths Involving Cannabis Are Rising

Bay Area Car Accident Lawyers Discuss the Dangers of Impaired Driving As views on marijuana have evolved, many states have relaxed cannabis laws in recent years. There have been many questions about what effect that would have on car accidents. A recent study from Boston Medical Center, Boston University (BU), and the University of Victoria...

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