Women In Fewer Crashes But More Likely To Be Seriously Injured Than Men

Did you know women are more likely than men to suffer severe injuries in car crashes? But before you jump to any conclusions about why, let us explain. According to new crash research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), certain vehicles and accidents create added injury risk for women. Interestingly, men are in […]

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When a Borrowed Car is in an Accident, Who’s Liable?

After a car accident here in California, what happens next depends on who owns the car, who was driving it, how it’s insured, and who else was involved. Things can get complicated when the crash involves a borrowed car. Maybe you loaned your car to someone who wrecked it. Or maybe you were driving a […]

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How to Prove Someone Was Texting and Driving

Have you seen someone texting and driving? It’s so aggravating. They drift in and out of their lane, swerving around because their attention is on their device, not the road. Imagine how angry you’d be if this person hit and injured you. Not only did they break the law, but they also disrupted your life, […]

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Am I Liable if Someone Else Driving My Car is in an Accident?

Your car was in a California road accident, but you weren’t the one driving. Now what? Who’s responsible? This is more difficult to answer than it may seem. It depends on what was happening at the time of the accident and which types of insurance coverage may apply. In many cases, you’ll be covered by […]

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Top 5 Causes of LA Traffic Accident Deaths

Imagine having a whole year with zero traffic deaths in the entire city of Los Angeles. Sounds wonderful, right? That’s the ambitious goal of the city’s Vision Zero project, which aims to reduce traffic fatalities to zero by 2025. Currently, LA has about 200 road deaths per year, so reaching a level of zero will […]

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Are New Car Safety Features Really Worth the Cost?

Are New Car Safety Features Really Worth the Cost? Driving a car is one of the most dangerous things we do in our daily lives. There are more than 6 million auto accidents every year in the U.S., and 90 people per day die on our nation’s roads. That’s why new car safety features are […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Rush to Settle Your Car Accident Case

Why You Shouldn’t Rush to Settle Your Car Accident Case When you’re in a California road accident that’s definitely the other person’s fault, you just want to wrap things up as quickly as possible. So when the other driver’s auto insurance company offers you a fast settlement check, it can be very tempting. Wait! If […]

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What Evidence Should I Preserve After a Car Accident?

The moments after your car accident are extremely important. This is the critical time when the accident scene still appears almost exactly as it happened. Now’s your chance to preserve it with photos and videos. As every minute passes, things change. Witnesses wander away. The sun goes down. Cars are towed off. If you can […]

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How Does Driving While Sick Put You at Risk?

Achoo! Have you ever driven while sneezing and sniffling? It might surprise you to realize that this is actually risky behavior. Driving while sick is one of the lesser-known causes of road accidents. If you cause a crash, your sickness can be considered a form of distracted driving or even drunk/drugged driving. All it takes […]

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What are the 6 Most Dangerous Roads in California?

What are the 6 Most Dangerous Roads in California

California has more than 3,000 fatal vehicle accidents every year plus thousands more nonfatal accidents. Although you might assume these crashes are spread across the state, some roads are much more accident-prone than others. When a road is curvy, congested, high-speed, poorly-lit, or heavily traveled, it’s more likely to have a high rate of accidents. […]

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