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In light of this major traffic incident near Elk Grove, which snarled traffic for hours yesterday, we would like to offer you a few tips on how to stay safe when sharing the road with semi trucks, and avoid truck accidents like these!. When commercial trucks share the roadways with passenger vehicles, tractor trailer accidents […]

Drivers who have had only little to drink commonly believe that they are not intoxicated enough to cause an accident. These drivers offer up a number of excuses to justify getting behind the wheel. For example, one might claim they only had a couple beers, or they have a “high tolerance,” but the fact remains […]

Sacramento Accident Attorneys Discuss Safe Driving in School Zones Every year, nearly twenty-five thousand kids are injured during vehicle accidents while traveling between school and home. Most of these accidents are due to negligent driving or violation of the traffic rules for safe driving in school zones. For example, traffic laws mandate that every motorist […]

Defensive driving is a method that combines preparation, anticipation, and focus to avoid accidents. Whether you’re a new driver or have been a car owner for decades, these tips can help you avoid accidents and create safer roads. 1. Wear a Seatbelt The number one safety tip when driving will always be to wear a […]

Riding a motorcycle is a convenient and fun mode of transportation. Because the rules of the road and the licenses are different for motorcyclists, it is important to understand California’s motorcycle laws and regulations. There have been many accidents along the California Highway 99 some of which a have been fatal. As a law firm, […]

There are over three million professional truck drivers in the United States as reported by the American Trucking Association. With the abundance of semi truck drivers on the road, most of them can usually be found driving on the main interstate highways, essentially meaning that there is a higher risk for semi truck wrecks. There […]

Riding a motorcycle offers an indescribable thrill, but part of that rush is the ever-present danger. Motorcycles offer little protection in accidents, which is one reason why nearly 5000 bikers lost their lives in 2016, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In addition to physical pain and a daunting recovery, survivors of motorbike […]

If you can admit to using your cellphone while behind the wheel of an automobile, you are certainly not alone. According to Distraction.gov, at any given time of the day in the U.S., more than 660,000 drivers are to be found operating an electronic device while driving. Drivers often use a smartphone for calling friends and family, sending texts, posting […]

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2011, 3,300 people were killed and 416,000 people injured in traffic crashes involving distracted drivers. Texting accidents account for nearly 20% of all fatal crashes, making driving and texting 300% more dangerous than drunk driving. These alarming facts should be enough to motivate legislators to create […]

What to do if you’ve been in an auto accident Because a car crash is completely unanticipated, its impact often takes us by surprise. In an instant, your life can be turned upside down and this could take a huge toll emotionally, physically, and financially. During the aftermath of an auto accident, there are specific […]