Category Archive: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Two Fatal San Diego Accidents Occur During Most Recent Storm

It’s been quite some time since motorists in San Diego have had to navigate their vehicles through difficult weather conditions on a regular basis.  We have all gotten involuntary retraining in recent months.  The winter rains have returned.  People need to drive differently in inclement weather.  Unfortunately, mistakes tend to be magnified when they occur Read More

Dangerous Driving: AAA Survey Reveals Troubling Percentage of Drivers Taking Risks

If we are honest with ourselves, most of us think that the only bad drivers out there are the other drivers.  Many of us have used terms that cannot be repeated in front of children to describe people who were engaging in dangerous driving.  The acts of other motorists that prompted these unfortunate utterances often Read More

Study: Alcohol-Related Accidents Lower In States With Stronger Policies

For over 100 years, driving under the influence has been against the law in parts of the United States.  New Jersey was the first state to pass such a law in 1906.  However, given the lack of technology at the time, there was no set limit in terms of the amount of alcohol a motorist Read More

Why? Texting and Driving Survey Uncovers Reasons for This Dangerous Act

By now everyone should understand that texting and driving is extremely dangerous.  The vast majority of jurisdictions in the United States outlaw this act on some level.  That’s because the statistics are clear:  texting and driving causes car accidents that lead to serious injuries and fatalities.  Unfortunately, people still send and read text messages while Read More

California Traffic Safety Laws Rank State in Middle Range of Jurisdictions

There are many different ways to compare the relative safety of driving in different states.  Relative traffic safety is something that can be broken down so that we can obtain an understanding of which protective steps tend to work and which do not.  The Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety has completed its annual review Read More

Police Department: Fatal DUI Accidents in San Diego Rise in 2016

There is really no excuse at this point for getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming alcohol or some other intoxicant.  Not only is such a terrible decision counter to logic, but too many billions of dollars have been spent on DUI awareness.  Many if not most of us have been in a Read More

San Diego Car Accident Lawyer Update: Never Turning Left Is Possible and Beneficial?

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, or at least as straight a line as possible.  This is an undisputed fact in the scientific community.  In the driving world, that norm also holds true.  That means that motorists will need to turn left from time to time, moving across traffic.  Learning to Read More

Study: Trucking Accidents Linked to Drivers’ Poor Health

There are many reasons to live a healthy lifestyle.  For some people, doing so is more difficult than for others.  One profession where eating a healthy diet, exercising properly and getting regular, solid sleep is a challenge is truck driving.  Life on the road can not only be lonely, but it can be harmful to Read More

San Diego Car Accident Attorney Update: Dealing With Hydroplaning

San Diego residents are bracing for the continuation of what everyone agrees is a powerful winter storm.  This storm is ultimately expected to drop an enormous amount of precipitation all over the county.  As we all understand, this is going to make for some very challenging driving conditions.  We have devoted some attention recently to Read More

California Driving Laws – New Rules to Know for 2017

Hundreds of new laws go into effect in California every time the calendar hits January 1.  2017 is no different, as nearly 900 different laws are now set for enforcement.  Several of them are new California driving laws, and people who violate them can face penalties.  The San Diego car accident lawyers at Gomez Trial Read More

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