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April 2013 Archives

Will more restrictions on teens prevent California car accidents?

Two new measures are making their way through the California legislature to help prevent car accidents and injuries among teen drivers. Teens are among the most likely demographic to be involved in a car accident that causes injuries or death, and graduated licensing programs are widely acknowledged as an effective way to reduce the risk of an accident. 

Highway covered in spilled milk after California truck accident

A truck accident left thousands of gallons of spilled milk on a California highway recently, after a tanker carrying milk on Interstate 5 crashed into another truck as it merged from the shoulder onto the highway. The accident took place around 9 p.m. and the crash itself and resulting milk spill caused a traffic backup for nearly two hours.

How far should cops go when enforcing driver phone rules?

California law prohibits drivers from using a handheld mobile device while operating their vehicles. The law is aimed at preventing dangerous, and often deadly, distracted driving car accidents. However, one man says law enforcement is taking their campaign a bit too far.

Appeals court reverses decision in dog bite case

A state court of appeals reversed the decision made by a local court in a recent dog bite case. The case involved two dogs who began fighting, leaving one of them seriously injured. The fight broke out when a German shepherd that was chained to its owners porch escaped from the leash and ran towards a pitbull that was being walked by a woman and her daughter.

Oxnard man killed in serious five-car accident

The surviving family members of a 37-year-old Oxnard man have a lot of questions this month about the circumstances that led to his death. But because the investigation is still ongoing, officers from the California Highway Patrol are finding their questions rather difficult to answer.

Does the media put athletes more at risk for brain injuries?

San Diego sports fans know that sometimes intensity during a game can lead to an injury for one of the players. From junior football leagues to afterschool hockey games all the way up to college and professional sports, a close game can be exciting and fun to watch as players work hard to win. For players, cheering fan, excited commentators, and praise from the media are a big part of the reward for doing well.

Police say unsafe speed was a factor in tour bus crash

A spokesperson from the California Highway Patrol said that a tour bus was traveling at an unsafe speed down a curvy mountain road when it crashed into a tree, injuring 16 people over the weekend. The mostly elderly passengers and their tour guide suffered from some moderate and minor injuries, but luckily none were seriously hurt during the accident.

California agencies question whether lane-splitting is safe

Motorcycle riders face many hazards on the road, and are often at risk of sustaining serious personal injuries if involved in a motor vehicle accident. One of the questions often posed regarding motorcycle travel is whether it is safe for motorcyclists to split lanes with other vehicles.

Appeals court upholds $140k dog bite injury award

A federal appeals court upheld an unusually large jury award for injuries caused by a dog bite. A jury said that the woman who was injured by the dog will receive $140,000 in damages for medical expenses, permanent disfigurement, pain and suffering, and loss of some aspects of a normal life.

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