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Is the Truck Lobby Trying to Overturn California’s Meal Break Rules?

When it comes to driving long hauls, it’s important that drivers have plenty of rest. However, trucking companies want to get their cargo to its destination as quickly as possible. This can cause truckers to work long hours without rest, which can result in serious crashes. To prevent these fatigue-related crashes, the federal government and

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What Holiday Hazards Do You Need to Worry About?

Did you know that Christmas Day and Christmas Eve are the second and third most active days for home cooking fires? According to the National Fire Protection Association, there were 1,460 Christmas holiday fires in 2013, and some of these fires resulted in injuries and deaths. Getting to your holiday destination can also be dangerous

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Here’s How to Make a Disaster Preparedness Plan for Your Family

If you live in northern California, you know about the constant news coverage of wildfires throughout the state. Recently, the raging Delta fire has scorched several northern California neighborhoods and cities, and the fires have closed down multiple sections of Interstate 5. It’s very important that you have a preparation plan in case you need

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How Can San Luis Obispo Residents Drive Carefully During Harvest Season?

A 59-year-old man was killed late August when a farm tractor-trailer struck his Chevrolet Silverado east of Interstate 5. The truck had hit the farm implement from behind which caused the driver to lose control and drive into the northbound lanes, hitting a semi-trailer head on. After the fatal accident, the Modesto Area CHP issued

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Who Is Liable in a Car Accident with an Autonomous Vehicle?

The new technology associated with autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles has raised some legal questions among curious drivers. Is the driver or the vehicle responsible for a self-driving accident? Companies such as Uber and Toyota have withdrawn their autonomous vehicle fleets after pedestrian accidents involving vehicles in autonomous driving mode resulted in fatalities. Car manufacturers and

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Helpful Fire Safety Tips for California Families

This summer has been one of the hottest summers for the state of California, and with this unbearable heat comes the sharp increase in wildfires throughout the state. Over the last few years, Cal Fire’s Fire Safety Education Programs have aimed to provide statewide education on fire safety. This education has been in the form

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Should Commercial Vehicles Be Equipped with Automated Driving Systems?

You have probably heard about automated driving systems that are being installed in self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles. Automated driving systems, or ADS, were designed to improve safety in all types of vehicles and to prevent serious accidents to occur. The U.S. Department of Transportation has played a huge role in improving ADS technology, and one

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What Are the Common Causes of Car Accidents During the Summer?

Summer is an exciting time for teenagers and adults to celebrate the summer holidays and take roads trips. Unfortunately, with this increase in traffic comes an increased risk of car accidents, especially for inexperienced teenage drivers. There are several factors that contribute to this period of dangerous driving for teens, also known as the 100

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University of Southern California Faces Numerous Sexual Assault Lawsuits

The University of Southern California (USC) is facing numerous lawsuits over allegations that the campus health center gynecologist sexually assaulted dozens of students during routine exams. More than 50 cases are currently being investigated. According to the allegations, USC ignored warnings from students about the doctor for nearly 30 years. Allegations against the doctor suggest

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What Does My Home Insurance Policy Cover?

As a working adult, you’re probably aware of the importance of insurance and keeping all of your property safe. Car insurance, life insurance, and health insurance are pretty straightforward when it comes to knowing how you’ll be covered. However, many people might not understand the importance of home insurance as well. If you have recently

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