Tag Archives: types of car accidents

Even in the most complicated cases, there are established rules to determine who should pay after a vehicle collision. Those rules are based on decades of information about driver behavior, with little consideration for changes to automotive technology. The recent development of self-driving cars by Tesla, Mercedes, and others raises new concerns about insurance settlements […]

Establishing liability for a car accident in a parking lot can be a challenge Most drivers are careful when they are driving in parking lots and they drive slowly and cautiously. Despite that fact, there are a large number of accidents that occur in parking lots and garages. A few factors contribute to this, such […]

Sacramento Intersection Accident Attorneys Whether you are traveling on a local street, highway, or country road, intersections are planned points of chaos. Intersection traffic collisions often result in severe injuries and even fatalities. Each year in the United States, millions of people are killed or seriously injured due to intersection accidents. Pedestrians, motorists and bicyclists […]

A recent news article from Health.com takes a good look at how to avoid the most common collisions between bicycles and cars.  A lot of the information deals with bike safety techniques for riders.  While it should be noted that many bike crashes are not the fault of the bike rider, and the at-fault drivers […]

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 psychology behind choosing to leave A car speeds down a South Sacramento street, hitting a five year old child walking nearby. The driver speeds off, leaving the child critically injured in the street. This happens more often than you would think. In the past month, a 25-year-old man was hit from behind while riding his bike to his new […]

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 […]