After A Death in The Family, What Can You Do to Resolve Finances?

Sorting out the finances associated with a loved one’s death can be overwhelming and can send even the most organized family into a state of confusion. Scheduling a consultation with an estate planning or probate administration lawyer can help to clear out many of the most common questions surrounding dealing with someone’s estate. It’s never… Read More »

Drowsy Driving a Factor in Nearly 10% Of All Vehicle Crashes

Drowsy drivers are a big risk factor behind the wheel, perhaps more so than previous studies indicated. The proportion of crashes in which drowsiness was evident was more than three times higher during the night time hours, according to research completed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In order to arrive at these results,… Read More »

Californians May Get a Break with Lower Mileage Driven

A recent study conducted by the Consumer Federation of America found that most drivers who drove 5,000 miles or less per year across the United States didn’t reap the rewards in terms of insurance savings. The one exception to this was California. While the average motorist who went less than 5,000 miles per year saved… Read More »

What UPS Drivers Can Teach About Driving Safety

UPS is responsible for delivering more than 18 million packages every single day and the majority of these are handled by trucks. Driver safety is one of the most important factors at the company. Truck drivers in general may be more likely to cause significant damage in an accident due to the size and weight… Read More »

What is Motorcycle Lane Splitting?

Lane splitting is the practice of motorcyclists passing slower moving cars by riding in between them. Right now, California has taken a major step forward as far as officially allowing lane splitting. A new bill makes California the first state in the country to make lane splitting legal.  The bill was prompted after a citizen’s… Read More »

Study Shows That Distracted Driving Can Also Impact the Negligent Driver’s Stress Levels and the Body

Research out of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute has taken a different approach to the exploration of distracted driving by attempting to uncover how it influences the affected driver’s own personality, anxiety and physical response.   It turns out that people get stressed out when attempting to accomplish several things at once which is certainly… Read More »

Tips for Preventing Back to School Accidents

With more children now on the roads headed back to school, it is important to always be aware of the risk of striking children and other pedestrians standing around bus stops. Be aware of the fact that buses use their flashing lights and sounds to indicate that they are stopping to either let children on… Read More »

New Heart Correcting Device Could Increase Car Accident Risks

A new study designed to help patients with irregular heartbeats may have a higher risk of being injured in motor vehicle accidents. Patients afflicted with arrhythmia may be given an implanted device called a cardioverter defibrillator. Researchers identified that the risk of car accidents increased by 50% in patients with that device. Although further research… Read More »