Category Archive: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Wrong-Way Crash Near Coronado Bridge Leaves Three People Injured

There are certain mistakes that motorists make more often than others.  Most people who drive regularly are somewhat accustomed to seeing others make improper lane changes, fail to stop for red lights and the like.  One thing that almost no one is used to seeing and reacting to is a wrong-way driver.  Anyone who has Read More

DUI Danger: Study Ranks Drunk Driving Deaths By State

Are some states or geographic regions in the United States more prone to having drunk drivers on their roads than others?  Is there any reason to think that some parts of the country are more dangerous when it comes to DUI accidents or drunk driving deaths?  While a recent study does not necessarily answer those Read More

US Car Accidents: The $13,714.49 Per Second Problem

If you learned of a problem that was costing Americans a total of $13,714.49 per second, would you want something done about it?  Would you feel the same way if you received a random monthly bill for $113?  What if this problem also included a rising number of fatalities?  Such a problem already exists.  That Read More

It’s All In Your Mind: AAA Mental Distraction Study Challenges Distracted Driving Norms

The Age of Technology has changed the way we live in just about every way.  We can do a lot more a lot faster now than we could 30 years ago.  The Internet, cellphones and the like have all contributed to a world where information is immediately available.  Unfortunately, the presence of these tools is Read More

Drunk Driving Problems: Where Does Your State Rank?

One would think that by now, everyone would understand that drunk driving is a terrible decision.  While there is no way to definitively know how many people are aware of the risks of drunk driving, statistics exist that reveal that drunk driving problems are as intense as ever.  Recently, an online public records database published Read More

Taxi Accidents Study: Does Vehicle Color Make a Difference?

Many people feel somewhat uneasy when they climb into a taxicab for a ride.  That’s likely at least in part because taxicab passengers are not in control of that trip.  Not to mention, some passengers are quite nervous about the driving norms in different places.  For the most part, people who experience these feelings are Read More

Study Quantifies Specific Driving Distractions and Their Risks

Every San Diego car accident lawyer with any degree of experience has represented clients who were injured by distracted drivers.  We recently discussed a study that linked the increase in traffic deaths to an increase in distracted driving.  We also discussed a survey that linked car accidents in general to the use of smartphones in Read More

Traffic Accidents (Partially) Explained? San Diego Commute Ranked Among Worst

According to census data, more than 80 percent of San Diego residents commute to work daily by way of a passenger vehicle.  That should make it easy to see why most people think that traffic in the area is generally terrible.  Not to mention, congested traffic conditions make driving conditions stressful and dangerous.  Just how Read More

Parking Lot Accidents: Underrated Problem Rears Its Head in San Diego

Many of us have become annoyed as we drove through parking lots and parking garages over the years.  This tends to happen when a large number of vehicles are crammed into tight spaces.  Everyone is in a hurry to either get in or get out and people are generally thinking of other things as they Read More

Survey: Distracted Driving Accidents Tied To Regular Smartphone Use in Vehicles

Generally, when society identifies and almost uniformly agrees that a behavior is dangerous, people tend to respond by avoiding that behavior as much as possible.  The past several years have seen more and more information coming out with regards to using mobile phones while driving.  A vast majority of jurisdictions in the United States now Read More

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