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What to Do After Car Accident Property Damage

Are you dealing with a property damage claim after a car accident? Car accidents can result in excessive immediate costs and long-term financial damages. Ricardo Lara, a Commissioner for the California Department of Insurance, offers additional advice to protect drivers before, during, and after an automobile crash occurs. He reminds drivers to call 911 immediately

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Technological Distractions Lead to Increase in Fatal Car Crashes

Modern automobiles are equipped with advanced technology that should make operations safer than ever before. The majority of motor vehicles on the road are equipped with built-in safety features, including lane assistance, blind spot detection, advanced airbags, and more. So, why are the incidence rates for motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and fatalities on the rise?

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How To Reduce Your Chances of a Truck Accident

More vehicles on the road during summer means a greater chance of an accident, making June, July, and August the three deadliest months of the year for traffic fatalities. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), more than 4,000 fatal accidentsinvolving large trucks or buses occur yearly. The risk of an accident increases

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Summertime Car Accidents in California

Summertime in California allows increased opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities, due to warmer and clearer skies. Unfortunately, the pleasant weather during the summer months also results in a significant increase in traffic on city streets and highways. A summer car accident is not uncommon during the 3 months. There are approximately 3600 motor vehicle-related deaths

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What To Look For In An Auto Insurance Provider

There are several reasons that you may be interested in switching auto insurance providers. This decision may result from a recent automobile purchase that requires better coverage or if you are interested in lower rates. There are factors that you should consider before purchasing a policy with a new auto insurance provider. The following informational

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips – How To Stay Safe on the Road

The majority of families travel by car for the Thanksgiving holiday, one of the most dangerous times to be on the roadways. The roads are filled with drivers rushing to and from family gatherings, many of which are under the influence of drugs and alcohol. This creates an increased risk of you and your family

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What You Should Know About Truck Accidents

If you or a loved one have been involved in a truck accident, there’s a lot you need to know. While any vehicle crash and its resulting aftermath can be devastating, stressful, and frustrating, truck accidents are more complicated than those between private individuals. Truck drivers usually work for a company, which may share some

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Driving Safety Tips for the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), drivers are at a higher risk of getting into car accidents during the summer than at any other time of the year. This could be because school is out and there are more people out enjoying the summer weather cruising in their motorcycle or bicycle. Luckily, there

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Teen Driving: Parent Tips and How to Avoid an Auto Accident

In the United States, teen driving-related car accidents are the number one cause of death in teenagers. The trauma from this type of an accident can last a lifetime, so it is important to talk to your children about the dangers of driving. The best thing you can do is to prepare them for the

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The McKiernan Complete Guide to Car Accident Injury Lawsuits: Types of Collisions, Safety Tips, and What to Do After Being Hurt in a Crash

At James McKiernan Lawyers, after handling over 30,000 personal injury claims in our 40+ years of existence, car accident injury lawsuits remain one of our core focuses. We have always tried to provide the most accurate information to our potential and existing clients regarding car accident safety and news around San Luis Obispo County, and

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