Car Accidents

Can Turning Back the Clocks Lead to a San Diego Pedestrian Accident?

As the daylight hours grow shorter in the fall and winter months, the risk of a San Diego pedestrian crash increases. So now that we have turned the clocks back, it is important to remember to take extra precautions on the roadway. Overall, pedestrian accidents are...

San Diego Parents: Study Confirms Importance of Driver Education

If you have a child approaching driving age, you may be interested in the results of a new study. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety recently found that teen drivers who fail to undergo driver education are more prone to accidents. The results are important, given...

Distracted Driving Accidents Involving Emergency Vehicles on the Rise

While California drivers are prevented from using handheld cell phones behind the wheel, emergency vehicles are increasingly equipped with radios, laptops, and other technology. Not surprisingly, distracted driving accidents involving police officers, firefighters, and paramedics are on the rise. As detailed in a recent Los Angeles...

Does Voice-Activated Technology Make Distracted Driving Worse?

Voice-activated technology is not only frustrating, but it could also make us bad drivers. According to a new study, hand-free systems increase the risk of cognitive distraction behind the wheel, which detracts from the safety benefits touted by auto manufacturers and cellphone makers. Researchers with the...

Avoid a Scare! Make Halloween Pedestrian Safety a Priority

Monsters, fairies, ghosts, and superheroes will soon descend on your San Diego neighborhood. To avoid a scary accident, we encourage drivers and parents to make pedestrian safety a top priority this Halloween. The holiday is the most dangerous day of the year for child pedestrians. Even...

Is Toyota Facing Another Unintended Acceleration Problem?

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently launched a new unintended acceleration investigation involving Toyota vehicles. Owners have lodged complaints that their Corollas are surging forward even when the brake is applied. As we have previously discussed on this San Diego Injury Blog, Toyota previously...

Report Reveals Country’s Best Drivers: How Did San Diego Stack Up?

Allstate Insurance recently released its annual “America’s Best Drivers Report.” The report, based on the insurance company’s claims data, ranks America's 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency to identify which urban areas have the safest drivers. As with prior Allstate reports, San Diego...

San Diego Parents: Boost Your Child’s School Bus Skills

Most parents are surprised to learn that school buses are the safest way for children to travel to and from school. In fact, when it comes to teens, students are about 50 times more likely to arrive at school alive if they take the bus...

San Diego Injury Lawyers Encourage Labor Day Road Safety

California’s roadways are often congested during Labor Day weekend, as we rush around to enjoy one last cookout or trip to the beach before the summer unofficially ends. Unfortunately, more vehicles on the road, combined with other risks such as impaired or drowsy drivers, often...

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