Tag Archives: types of car accidents

Drowsy driving plays a role in nearly eight times as many accidents as federal estimates suggest, according to a study released recently. Everyone knows the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol, but many people aren’t aware of risks of drowsy driving. Considering that nearly 328,000 car accidents can be linked to drowsy […]

Typically, most of encounter two main types of drivers in the world – the drivers that become irate when they are stuck behind someone travelling slowly in the left lane, and those who have no clue that it is even a problem, or that they are far more likely to cause a car accident. The […]

If you have been hit by a teen driver, or if your teenager was injured or killed due to their friend’s negligence, we can help. Teenage drivers, specifically 16-19 year olds, have a significantly higher risk of being involved in a car accident than any other age groups. In fact, a teen driver is nearly […]

The failure of a driver to come to a full and complete stop in a common cause Sacramento-area vehicle accidents. Our experienced team of Sacramento car accident attorneys have helped many of our clients recover damages from accidents that resulted from another driver failing to stop at an intersection. Give us a call us today at […]

SAN FRANCISCO — A woman in Tempe, Ariz., has died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in what appears to be the first known death of a pedestrian struck by an autonomous vehicle on a public road. The Uber vehicle was in autonomous mode with a human safety driver at the […]

A dangerous curve, often called a “dead-man’s curve,” is an unsafe curve along the road that is prone to car accidents. These accidents often result in life-threatening injuries or even death. Excessive speed and distracted driving are the most common causes behind these accidents. Drivers tend to lose control of their vehicles when they drive […]

Major Risk Factors for Teenage Car Accidents It is important for every parent to understand the biggest risk factors, set limits, and discuss safe driving with their teen. Teens in California are more likely to get into car accidents for a vast number of reasons, but two major factors are that they can make poor […]

Even a relatively minor car accident can seem scary at the time – the sudden reality check of the sheer mass and power of a moving vehicle, and how delicately our health and safety hangs in the balance. In the worst of situations, an serious vehicle collision can result in a fatality. This can shake […]

According to law.com, a hit-and-run is defined as: “…the crime of a driver of a vehicle who is involved in a collision with another vehicle, property or human being, who knowingly fails to stop to give his/her name, license number and other information as required by statute to the injured party, a witness or law […]

A person texting takes their eyes off the road for an average of 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field without looking up. Distracted drivers can cause catastrophic and sometimes fatal injuries to others on the road. Whether people are using their cell phones, GPS […]