A woman was six months pregnant when she was involved in an accident with a driver who is suspected of having been under the influence at the time of the crash. She had to deliver her baby three months early as a result.
School starts early for your teenage children. They complain about it and often refuse to get out of bed when you wake them up, and it gets frustrating. Eventually, though, you manage to get them up and out the door so that they can drive to school.
Laws will not stop teens from getting distracted while driving. They can cut back on it -- in theory, a teen who gets a citation for a dangerous driving behavior will refrain from doing it in the future -- but those teen drivers still have choices to make. They have to choose to be safe.
Two people were killed in a crash during the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, Feb. 9, on Highway 1. The deadly crash occurred when a man who was reportedly driving a Prius southbound in the northbound lane of the highway in Pacifica ran head-on into a pickup truck.
Speeding drivers are definitely dangerous, and excessive speed factors into many car accidents every year. They make avoidable mistakes, they can't react quickly enough to things happening around them and they increase the likelihood of serious injuries in a crash.
A serious car accident in California left one person dead and three more people with serious injuries. The person who passed away was actually thrown completely out of one of the vehicles.
One of the reasons motorists are required to take both a written and physical driver's test is to make sure that they know the rules of the road well enough to avoid becoming involved in a crash and getting hurt. There are extenuating circumstances such as another motorist's poor driving that may make a collision inevitable. However, there are measures that a motorist can take to reduce the impact of a crash.
Car accident fatality rates are out of control in the United States. When compared to other high-income countries with technology and infrastructure similar to our own, the U.S. seriously outpaces them.
A 30-year-old male motorist entered a no contest plea in a felony hit-and-run resulting in a death case last Tuesday, Sept. 18. He stands accused of having been responsible for having caused a fatal accident along state Highway 1 on April 29, 2017.
The legal limit for most drivers is a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent. If you hit or exceed this number, you can get a DUI. There are other situations when you can get a DUI even with a lower BAC -- if it clearly impairs your driving or if you are a commercial truck driver, for instance. However, 0.08 percent is the legal limit.