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Blog Posts in March, 2015

  • You're doing what behind the wheel? A new look at distraction

    Getting your driver's license is a right of passage for a lot of teenagers here in California as well as across the nation. Being able to drive yourself places means more independence and a sense of freedom. But as so many seasoned drivers know, getting behind the wheel of a car comes with a lot of responsibility too. Not only are you responsible for yourself and the people in your own vehicle, ...
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  • Avoid a bite, teach your kids about safety around strange dogs

    Even though we consider dogs to be man's best friend, some breeds aren't as prone to friendliness as others. This can lead to major problems for people who are unfamiliar with a dog's disposition, especially if the dog becomes aggressive and bites. According to the Centers for Disease Control, every year, approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs. Of those who are bitten, children and ...
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  • Fatal crash in Ventura County highlights dangers of speeding

    Whether a fatal car accident happens here in Sacramento County or somewhere else in the state, the loss of life is always considered a tragedy. That's because our readers know that car accidents can happen anywhere and at any time, oftentimes leaving entire communities grieving the loss of life. As a case to our south in Ventura County will show us, the loss of life in a car accident is almost ...
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  • Do we have anything to fear from powdered alcohol?

    As some of our Sacramento readers know, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau recently approved powdered alcohol for sale in the U.S. which is causing quite a stir among many across the nation who are concerned that it could be abused just like liquid alcohol is. It's because of this and other concerns that we ask the question in our post title: do we have anything to fear from powdered ...
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  • Who really pays in a motor vehicle accident?

    When most people think of a motor vehicle accident, there are always a few things that come to mine first. Aside from considering the cost of repairs and medical treatments, the first thing that comes to a lot of people's minds is whether or not they can seek compensation from the guilty party. Though in most cases, it ends up being the other driver, in some cases, it may be the manufacturer who ...
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  • If a driver is negligent, they may owe you compensation

    Hundreds -- if not thousands -- of people are injured or killed because of negligent drivers nationwide every year. Whether it's driving drunk, talking or texting behind the wheel, or driving recklessly, all of these negligent behaviors put other lives at risk because they increase a driver's chances of causing or being involved in a serious or fatal accident. As you know, there are a lot of ...
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  • Should California make helmets mandatory for all bicyclists?

    Did you know that there is no state in the country that requires adult bicyclists to wear helmets while riding? To some this may not seem like a surprise; after all, there are few states that even require motorcyclists to wear helmets. But for those of our readers who know that your risk of suffering a fatal head injury increases significantly if you aren't wearing a helmet in an accident, this ...
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  • It can wait: the most important message teen drivers can receive

    In the last couple of months, the wireless carrier AT&T has changed its messaging on some of its commercials. Instead of seeing excited people who are receiving a great deal on their cellphone bill, their ads now feature parents who have an important message for their teen drivers: it can wait. As you may know, the It Can Wait campaign that is being spearheaded by AT&T encourages all drivers, not ...
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  • Why you should report a stalled vehicle on railroad tracks

    As many of our California readers know, transportation experts are still looking into the commuter train derailment that happened last month when an Amtrak train collided with a truck that was stopped on the tracks. As we explained in a post last week , more than 50 people were injured in the crash, raising questions about liability and compensation for the victims. But new information concerning ...
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