Pedestrian Deaths Spiked in 2016, Distraction Cited as a Cause

Accidents

Southern California is infamous for traffic jams and congested roadways. Apparently, there is a perception that those of us who live here choose to spend most of our time behind the wheel of a car. Nothing could be further from the truth, of course. Look around the streets of any Orange County community and you…

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Have Smart Phones Created Stupid Drivers?

Vehicle Accidents
California Car Accident Attorney

A lot happened in 1994. Right here in Southern California, we witnessed O.J. Simpson’s white Bronco chase, the bankruptcy of Orange County, and a 6.7-magnitude earthquake that rocked San Fernando Valley. The impact of these and other important events that year have generally faded with time. One event, however, continues to be relevant because it…

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How to Combat Distracted Driving

Accidents
Southern California Distracted Driving Attorney

Operating an automobile is a divided-attention activity by its very nature. Drivers must be aware of the vehicle’s speed, position on the roadway, and proximity to other vehicles. They must watch for all sorts of road hazards, while trying to navigate the most efficient route. This amount of multitasking is hard enough. Additional distractions –…

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The Problem with Hands-free Devices

Accidents
hands free still distracted

Are you one of those “responsible” drivers who has purchased one of the many cell phone holders that can be mounted near the steering column of your vehicle? Alternatively, does your vehicle have one of those cute display screens and a Bluetooth® application that lets you check out the best route to avoid California traffic…

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