Start Focusing Behind the Wheel – It’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Start Focusing Behind the Wheel - It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving is a growing public health problem that affects all Americans who drive on public roads, including those here in California. The latest traffic fatality statistics show that motor vehicle deaths have risen 6% since 2015, and distracted driving is playing a part in the more than 40,000 people killed each year on American roads. That is why the National Safety Council Read More

Is the .08 BAC Limit Too High? A New Report Says Yes.

A study published last month in Washington, D.C., recommended lowering state laws that criminalize alcohol-impaired driving from 0.08 to 0.05% blood alcohol concentration (BAC), among other recommendations that would attempt to reduce the number of drunk-driving deaths annually across the United States. Supporters of lowering the legal limit cheered the recommendation, noting that the Read More

Regulators Update California Rideshare Services

California regulators decided recently to adopt new safety regulations for ridesharing companies – namely Uber and Lyft – that will not mandate that drivers have their fingerprints taken as part of the background check. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in October met in San Francisco and Read More