Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Here Are New California Driving Laws Going Into Effect for 2020

With the new year and the new decade comes fresh challenges for safety officials and lawmakers. To help combat the rise in motor vehicle accidents and fatalities in California, lawmakers have enacted numerous driving laws that will take effect this year. These new laws strive to protect motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians from suffering serious harm…. Read More

What Are the Five Most Common Injuries From Motorcycle Accidents?

After a motorcycle accident, the motorcyclist is often left dealing with serious and life-threatening injuries. Unlike motor vehicles, a motorcycle does not offer its rider many forms of protection. As such, motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in an accident than other automobile drivers. Even more shocking is that other drivers…. Read More

Who Is Liable in an Uber or Lyft Accident?

Ridesharing has become exceedingly popular in recent years. Instead of hailing a cab on the street, you can schedule a ride from an app on a smartphone. Companies like Uber and Lyft have capitalized on this convenience, outpacing traditional taxi services.  However, with the increasing popularity of ridesharing apps, questions about liability naturally arise. Drivers for Uber…. Read More

Evidence That Will Strengthen Your Motorcycle Accident Claim

Motorcyclists are more likely to experience severe injuries after an accident than car occupants. While wearing a helmet can help reduce the risk for injury, there is often nothing a motorcyclist can do to prevent getting hurt. Injuries from motorcycle accidents typically result in tens of thousands of dollars in rehabilitation and medical costs. For…. Read More

Recent Fatal School Bus Crashes Question School Bus Safety

In the past week, there have been multiple fatal school bus accidents across the country. Although experts and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claim school buses are the safest means of transportation for children, recent crashes have raised concerns about the lack of safety involved with boarding and deboarding school buses. The recent…. Read More

Fatal Limousine Crash Has Public Questioning Limousine and Party Bus Safety Standards

Recently, a limousine crash in upstate New York caused the largest transportation accident since 2009. Unfortunately, this crash is not the first case of an egregious limousine accident. However, because limousine crashes are so rare, the industry is poorly regulated. Many limousines and party buses are intrastate vehicles, meaning they only operate within one state….. Read More

Warning Signs That Your Uber or Lyft Driver is Dangerous

Ridesharing has become a huge alternative to personal vehicles and public transportation, especially in larger cities. Uber and Lyft have solved a lot of problems for drivers; paying for parking is no longer an issue, ridesharing is often quicker and cheaper than taxis, and ridesharing is often far more accessible. In recent news, however, there…. Read More

Are There More Pedestrian Accidents During Spring Break Season?

Spring break is just around the corner, and many families are starting to plan, or finalize their plans, for their vacation. Whether you’re going to the beach in a crowded city or a small-town ski resort, you and your family might be doing a lot of walking, biking, and driving. Pedestrian safety is extremely important…. Read More

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