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Advocating for your rights following a car accident

Many residents in San Diego rely on motor vehicles to get around. Whether it is to run an errand down the road, to go to work or travel across the state or nation, a motorist is likely to encounter numerous vehicles of various sizes traveling to their next destination. While it is possible for a large number of motor vehicles to travel safely on the roadways at the same time, this is often compromised when motorists fail to uphold their duty to drive safely.

Parents reveal how common teens drive distracted

When teens pass their driving test, they often fail to remember that driving is a privilege that comes with many obligations and duties. Each and every driver on the roadways in California and elsewhere owe the duty to drive safe and follow the rules of the road. However, young drivers believe that they can accomplish this with a phone in hand. Distracted driving is an ongoing concern, especially among teen drivers.

Pedestrian hurt in multi-vehicle collision

Pedestrian accidents can cause serious harm to victims. Not long ago, this blog offered its readers a post on pedestrian safety. There are many precautions that individuals on foot can take to keep themselves out of harm's way while on the roads, but many responsible walkers and joggers are still hurt in collisions with vehicles. This is because many drivers fail to take care to protect those around them when they operate their vehicles.

Maximizing your claim for damages after a car accident

In southern California, residents rely heavily on motor vehicles to get around. Thus, traffic tends to remain constant on highways. However, no matter the time of day or traffic conditions, dangers and risks always exist. An accident could suddenly occur, causing unsuspecting victims to suffer severe harms because a motorist failed to uphold their duty to drive safely.

Cyclist in San Diego seriously injured in hit-and-run crash

The roads in California can get busy, with traffic flowing in every direction. In addition to heavy traffic, motorists are not the only ones utilizing roadways for travel. Pedestrians and cyclists rely on roads, crosswalks and sidewalks to get to and from their destinations. Because they are also traveling where motorists are operating motor vehicles, it is always imperative for everyone to be aware of one another. When a motorist fails to remain attentive and cautious, this could result in a serious and even fatal collision.

Proving fault in a car accident

When accidents happen, it is important to understand how it occurred. While some of these incidents are simply accidental and unavoidable, many of them are preventable because a negligent party caused them. Thus, it is vital to explore one's options when it comes to uncovering cause and liability, as this could help one address the damages and losses caused by the car accident.

Who is responsible for rental car accidents?

Summer is a popular time for travel in California, and many tourists fly into the state and then rent a car to drive while on vacation. However, car accidents can happen at any time, even when a person is on holiday. Thus, it is important to understand what the law has to say about rental car liability.

Woman injured after driver runs red light

Drivers in California and elsewhere are expected to follow the rules of the road and travel safely. While this can happen, as many drivers do follow the rules, the unfortunate reality is that some drivers are careless, negligent and reckless. This can lead to serious and even fatal car accidents, impacting victims and their loved ones in a significant way.

Teen drivers and the 100 deadliest days of summer

Although residents in the San Diego area experience warm weather year round, the summer months are still an enjoyable time that individuals young and old look forward to. For the youth, it is time off from school and time when they can enjoy their time outside or traveling. And for teens, it is a period of time where they are often out with friends, driving at all hours of the day and night, going place to place. While teen drivers pose risks on the road any time of the year, the summer months are considered the most dangerous time.

Kids injured in multi-vehicle crash caused by intoxicated driver

Anytime a child is injured in an accident, it gives everyone pause. This is because accidents involving children are usually caused by adults. The decisions that adults make every day can put adults and kids alike in danger. Such appears to be the case after a multi-vehicle car accident in San Diego on Pepper Drive. Several children were injured, as were a handful of adults, according to reports.

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