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Car Accidents Archives

Do you need uninsured motorist coverage?

Owning a car and having insurance go hand in hand for most drivers. After all, it is illegal to drive a car without insurance. However, in the state of California one out of seven drivers is either not insured or underinsured. There are many reasons why drivers may choose not to buy car insurance, with cost being one of the most significant, but this complicates the situation if an uninsured or underinsured driver causes a car accident

Sleeping and driving do not mix

It seems as if sleep-deprivation is an American way of life. Between managing career and family responsibilities, you probably do not get as much sleep as you should. It is important to understand that addressing sleep deprivation is not as simple as grabbing a cup of coffee or two before heading to work. The safety of you and other Californians may be at stake when people drive on too little sleep.

Understanding the Triple Threat of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a huge problem in today's world, and far too often, driver distraction leads to serious injuries on California roads. A combination of driver education, increased law enforcement and recognition of individual responsibilities is needed to combat this growing problem.

Are You Following California's Car Seat Laws?

As a parent, your greatest responsibility is the welfare of your children. Because there is so much out of your control, it is your job to do what is in your power to keep your kids safe. One of the most important places to follow safety rules is on the road, especially when it comes to using car seats. Do not let inconvenience tempt you to be lax, because properly securing your children can save their lives or prevent injury in an accident. Know the laws and follow them.