Here in California, garbage trucks have their own rules on the road. They get special status and don’t have to abide by the same traffic laws you and I do! For example, they’re allowed to move, stop, and park within most bicycle lanes. They can sit for long periods in parking spaces, operate in loading […]
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What are Common Causes of Delivery Truck Accidents?
Delivery trucks are all over our roads. Delivery drivers do the difficult job of bringing much-needed goods to California people, but not all of them are responsible drivers. Here in the Bay Area, there have been catastrophic accidents where a delivery truck caused a cascade of crashes, injuries, and even deaths. Each of these accidents […]
What are the Steps You Should Take After an Accident with a Delivery Truck?
You’re driving down a city street in California, and suddenly, BAM! A delivery truck hits you. It’s a horrible situation, but try not to panic. There are some important things you need to do immediately afterward, plus some additional things to do in the following days. Miss these steps, and you could regret it later! […]
Reported Number of Uber and Lyft California Accidents is Misleading
Most people who use Uber and Lyft assume the services are safe. After all, rideshare services are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and we’d hear about it if they weren’t acting safely, right?Not so fast. What you might not realize is that these companies are allowed to keep a huge amount of […]
What to Do if You’re in a Car Accident With a Delivery Driver
Next time you’re sitting in California traffic, take a moment to consider this: You’re surrounded by delivery drivers. They’re driving for Uber Eats, GrubHub, DoorDash, Lyft, Instacart, goPuff, Shipt, Postmates, Amazon, FedEx, UPS, pizza places, local restaurants, department stores, and thousands of other companies. In fact, San Francisco is one of the nation’s top 5 […]