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January 2017 Archives

New statistics show rise in fatal traffic accidents

Perhaps one day we will all be able to get into a car, state our destination and then sit back and enjoy a safe, worry-free ride without even having to touch the steering wheel. Or maybe cars will be able to avoid collisions by communicating with one another. These technologies are in the works and could very well become a normal part of automotive travel.

What is texting-while-driving lockout technology?

When it comes to the use of cellphones while operating motor vehicles, there is no doubt that it's dangerous. Indeed, if you're a single mother driving your kids to school in the morning, you've probably seen far too many people with their eyes on their cellphones instead of their eyes on the road.

Truck drivers are responsible for securing their cargo

Big rig trucks are a common sight on California roadways. These super-sized vehicles are often pulling trailers filled with all manner of cargo. But whether the cargo is palletized consumer goods or heavy construction materials, it is imperative that the shipment is properly secured. An unsecured load can slip and fall from a trailer, landing on the road or even on other vehicles. And in an instant, all other motorists are placed in grave danger.