Regardless of where a person lives, he or she may have multiple transportation options. Many in California choose to travel on a motorcycle. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents can often have devastating consequences as they provide few physical barriers to protect riders. In fact, Southern California Gas Co. recently settled a personal injury lawsuit filed against it after one of its drivers allegedly caused a serious accident.
The dangers of drinking and driving are well-publicized in an attempt to deter drivers from getting behind the wheel of a vehicle while under the influence. Unfortunately, these attempts are not always successful, and some drivers in California make the decision to drive while intoxicated. In fact, drunk driving is believed to have been a factor in a recent motorcycle accident that resulted in serious injuries.
Most drivers in California are aware of the importance of driving safely. Unfortunately, something as simple as drifting into another lane of traffic can often result in an accident with injuries that will have lifelong consequences. In fact, police report that two people were recently injured in a motorcycle accident.
For people who spend a great deal of time behind the wheel of a vehicle -- which is, unfortunately, the reality for many people living in California -- there are many things that may be taken for granted. For example, it may be easy to overlook the importance of traffic lights or the potential ramifications of driving while under the influence. Unfortunately, police believe that alcohol may have contributed to a recent motorcycle accident that sent a man to the hospital.
There are a variety of different hazards that motorcyclists face. In fact, because of their smaller size, they may be more difficult to see if proper vigilance is not shown. Unfortunately, a recent motorcycle accident shows the potential harm that motorcyclists face as they travel California roadways.
Traffic in major cities can be challenging at various times throughout the day, particularly during morning and evening rush hours. As such, all drivers must remain vigilant and drive defensively at all times, especially motorcyclists who could find themselves victims of motorcycle accidents. Unfortunately, a man has recently lost his life in an accident involving a tractor-trailer.
Technology has allowed new and innovative products that were not feasible two decades ago. Though these advances may seem spectacular, they also often create important safety questions, such as whether self-driving vehicles are safe. For example, self-driving vehicles may create safety hazards, especially regarding motorcycle accidents. In fact, GM has recently settled a lawsuit filed by a California motorcyclist.
There are a variety of people in California who choose a motorcycle as their primary method of transportation. The overall climate of the state makes it suitable for motorcycle travel for an extended period of time. However, some people speculate that this could also be one of several factors contributing to the number of motorcycle accidents in the state.
People in California may often underestimate the importance of traffic signs, especially stop signs. Drivers must not only come to a stop but also determine that the way is clear before proceeding. Unfortunately, a man recently suffered critical injuries in a motorcycle accident that happened at an intersection involving a stop sign.
With today's technology, it is almost impossible to remain anonymous for an extended period of time. When a person commits a crime -- or is suspected of committing one -- police are often able to quickly locate him or her. In fact, police in California are currently searching for a driver they say was involved in a motorcycle accident.