If you ask many sports utility vehicle (SUV) owners whether they're confident that their cars would protect them if they were to become involved in a crash, you'd likely hear a resounding "Yes." Many believe that the fact that SUVs are large is one thing that they have going for them that passenger cars don't.
In this high-tech era in which we live, you often hear about distracted driving and just how much at risk it can put you for either causing a car crash or becoming involved in one. You're also likely heard about the dangers associated with drunk driving. What you most likely haven't heard much about, though, is just how dangerous operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs can be for both you and others.
A single-car crash claimed the life of one California State University student and left another significantly injured early on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 6.
If you've been involved in a hit-and-run crash, you may be wondering how you're going to afford to either get your car fixed or replaced and even worse, how you're going to cover the costly medical bills you've amassed. Fortunately, there are various avenues that can be pursued. Even if the person who struck you is never caught, your own auto insurance policy can help you cover many of these expenses.
It's believed that a motorist's use of drugs may have been a contributing factor to a fatal 5-car crash just 35 miles southwest of San Bernardino the evening of Thursday, Nov. 2. The 6:30 p.m. crash, which occurred in Canyon Lake, killed one and seriously injured another.
A 34-year-old Riverside woman was arrested after having been suspected of driving drunk when she allegedly caused a fatal chain-reaction crash on June 3. On Monday, Sept. 25, though, she entered a not guilty plea to driving under the influence (DUI) charges that had been waged against her.
Although it's illegal for motorists to handle their phones either for the purpose of texting, talking or to use the internet while driving in California, few actually obey that law. Everyday across this nation, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that at least 1,000 people are injured in distracted-driving crashes. An estimated nine people lose their lives every day as a result of them.
A 62-year-old grandmother from Riverside is reportedly fighting for her life in a Loma Linda hospital after being struck by two alleged street racing motorists in San Bernardino on the evening of Saturday, September 2nd.
An 18-year-old Fontana woman was struck and killed in a fatal two-car accident on Friday evening, July 21, 2017.
If you've been involved in a car crash, then there's a strong chance that you've not only had your car damaged, but you've suffered injuries and lost some wages as well. Depending on who is seen as the negligent party in the crash, you might be entitled to reimbursement of your medical bills, lost wages and other compensation by filing an accident claim.