The massive natural gas leak in Los Angeles, which is still ongoing, may have claimed its first victim. A family is suing the company responsible for the leak for wrongful death, saying exposure to the gas contributed to an elderly woman’s death.
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx voiced his ardent approval recently of a new agreement reached between his agency and a broad consortium of automobile manufacturers. He called it "a strong stand in favor a new approach ... that leans heavily on being proactive and less heavily on being reactive."
It is never easy to lose a loved one, but it is particularly difficult to accept the death of a child who has not yet had the chance to experience so much that life has to offer. There is no way to make sense of the suffering and the tragedy. Children are still so full of unjaded hope and magic and imagination, and for that sparkle to disappear leaves a vast aching darkness upon the hearts of those who cherished the little one.
In today’s post we continue talking about the various dangers that the holidays bring. Of course, this time of year is often a wonderful time for many. People get to see family members, make memories and take a break from work, not to mention receive a lot of presents.
As the holiday season starts to gear up full force, many families are busy with the hustle and bustle of the season. Visits to loved ones' homes to engage in family gatherings and traditions or afternoon filled with baking cookies and other holiday treats are what the holiday is all about, for many. However, in addition to full tummies, San Diego County emergency rooms are also busy treating patients for a plethora of injuries and illnesses; some of which can be easily prevented.
As we discussed in our last post, motorcyclists across California widely believe the practice of lane splitting with other vehicles is safe. As the practice is not expressly forbidden, the understanding is that motorcyclists are allowed to split lanes with other drivers on the road.
One of the benefits of riding a motorcycle in California is the ability to zip in between lanes of cars to get to your destination faster. In San Diego and across the state, motorcyclists can split lanes with other drivers when traffic is moving slowly.
In our last two posts, we have talked about the people most likely to be involved in a drowsy driving crash and how your driving worsens when you haven’t had enough sleep. The news isn’t all bad, though. There are some things you can do to help prevent a fatigued driving accident in California.
In our last post, we talked about the people who are most at risk of driving while fatigued in California and across the United States. Today, let’s focus on what makes drowsy driving so dangerous.
If you’ve had a few cocktails, you will probably think twice before getting behind the wheel. But what if you’ve only gotten four hours of sleep the night before? Or you’ve worked 65 hours in one week? Or you just started taking a new medication with drowsiness as a side effect?