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Car Accidents Archives

Grandmother killed in pedestrian accident while on walk

Grandparents and grandkids share a special bond that often cannot be replaced. All throughout California many grandparents step up and help their children take care of and raise their grandchildren so that their kids may work, earn a living, or simply have a little time to themselves without the challenges of caring for the kids. Recently a California grandmother was out walking with her young granddaughter and another young relative when an unthinkable incident occurred.

Why texting and driving is a serious threat to those on the road

Texting while you're behind the wheel is illegal and dangerous. Every time you look away from the roads, you're leaving yourself open to getting into an accident. When you look away, you may not see a vehicle stop ahead of you, cross the center lane or lose control of your vehicle after striking an object in the road.

Protect your rights and safety after a car accident

A car accident can cause stress and confusion in the life of a Stockton resident. Even if the victim does not suffer injuries from the car collision, they still must deal with the trauma of a near-disaster and the potential for significant damage to their property. This post will discuss in brief some of the steps a person can take after a motor vehicle accident in order to preserve their chances of pursuing compensation for their losses.

Ride-sharing companies and drunk driving: Know your rights

According to the ride-sharing platform Uber, just under 150,000 people offer their driving services to others within the borders of California. While in many instances individuals are able to safely find rides and arrive at their destinations using the Uber app and online service, some individuals have found reasons to question the safety of the people Uber has cleared to drive.

3 facts about holiday drunk driving accidents

With the holiday season upon us, partygoers are likely to consume alcoholic beverages when they attend Christmas parties and New Year's Eve festivities. Those revelers pose a risk to others on the roadways when they choose to drink and drive. The accidents these drunk drivers cause can result in catastrophic injuries.

The 5 text-stopping apps every driver should have on their phone

Did you know that whenever you hear that little ping, jingle or buzz indicating a text message, your brain releases a hit of dopamine? If not, now you know why it's so hard for people to avoid looking at their phones while they're driving. Dopamine makes us feel good. So whenever we think we have a text message, we feel compelled to look at our phones, despite the fact we know it's dangerous.

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