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April 2, 2021

How Do Bay Area Car Accidents Compare to Greater California?

California is Dangerous for Motorists 24/7 Wall Street, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Insurance Crime Bureau, and Transportation Institutes across the country, developed an index to determine what metropolitan areas in the United States can be considered the most dangerous for motorists. Using this data, they released a ranking of the top […]

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March 1, 2021

How Common are Lombard Street Accidents?

Lombard Street is Safer Than You Think As one of San Francisco’s most popular tourist attractions, Lombard Street – also known as the “Crookedest Street in the World” – sees over 2 million visitors each year. With this design and the obvious steepness of the road comes many questions of how safe it truly is. […]

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January 29, 2021

Can My License Be Suspended After an Accident?

When a teenager first gets their driver’s license, the freedom of being able to go anywhere at any time is at the forefront of the mind. It’s not often that they have to consider what would happen if they ever got into a car accident. And it’s even more unlikely that they would acknowledge that […]

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January 1, 2021

Who is Most Likely to Be Injured in a Car Crash?

Travel is considered an essential part of life, and in a city with a lot of tourist traffic like San Francisco, there is a never ending amount of cars on the roads. Unfortunately, these busy streets often come with the price of an increased chance of getting into a motor vehicle accident. However, the question […]

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December 11, 2020

Common Side Effects of Car Accidents that Might Surprise You

As more people take to the roads during the holiday season, it’s no surprise that car accidents also increase this time of year. While most know that any kind of motor vehicle accident can result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities, many side effects of these life-changing events are frequently not discussed. What Can Happen to Your Body […]

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December 3, 2020

Are Red Cars More Prone to Accidents?

No matter how long you’ve been driving, you’ve probably heard the urban legend that drivers in red vehicles are more likely to get tickets than any other. While multiple studies have shown that, statistically, this might be the case, there’s another downside to driving these flashy vehicles. You may also be at a higher risk of car accidents. […]

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Should You Call for Help After a Crash?

About 75% of US car crashes result in some kind of injury. In these cases, victims need to act quickly and with a clear head. They need to call emergency services, the police, and a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. But not all crashes require a 911 call, which raises the question: At what […]

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Each year in the US, more than 6,500 pedestrians are killed while crossing the street and another 130,000 are sent to the emergency room. These crashes are often preventable, especially when both drivers and pedestrians follow pedestrian safety guidelines. Next time you’re at the crosswalk, remember these steps and you’ll significantly reduce your chance of an accident. […]

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September 4, 2020

Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way?

Most of us are ingrained with the idea that drivers should always yield to pedestrians. Whether the pedestrian is jaywalking or steps off the curb in the middle of a turn, we instinctively know that the driver should do whatever it takes to avoid a terrible accident. However, if an accident does happen, can the […]

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What to Do When You’re Hit By a Car?

Each year, an estimated 145,000 Americans are hit by cars while walking or cycling. Getting hit by a car is frighteningly common, especially in large cities, like those of the Bay Area. To help the injured through a difficult time, we’ve put together these tips explaining what you should do when you’re hit by a car. Limit […]

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August 4, 2020

What Californians Should Know About Lane-Splitting

Most Californians have seen lane-splitting at some point. You’re stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic, and a motorcyclist zooms past you, utterly unphased by the deadlock. While most Californians see lane splitting, few realize the impact it has on traffic and the environment. Precedent and Prediction California is the only state to formally legalize lane-splitting. However, it […]

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July 15, 2020

Do You Know the #1 Cause of California Car Accidents?

There are hundreds of car crashes per day in California. While there are many reasons for these incidents, one cause stands above all the rest. While its difficult to say how many lives have been changed by this type of driving, state organizations suggest it might be a factor in as many as 80% of […]

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