Car Accidents

Fatality rates from red light runners

California roads can be dangerous in cities with heavy traffic and a lot of distracted drivers. One of the most dangerous things that a driver can do on the road is to run a red light. Whether red-light runners are purely reckless or making a mistake because they are...

The different types of distracted driving

Distracted driving causes quite a few accidents in California. Many drivers don’t realize that there are all sorts of things that can distract them when they are on the road. Here are the different types of distracted driving that many drivers deal with on a regular...

Can drowsy driving be equated to drunk driving?

Many people in California do not get enough sleep each night. People who do not get adequate sleep might be fatigued when they drive. Drowsy driving is a serious problem that results in thousands of accidents each year and is responsible for numerous injuries and...

TMJ disorders incurred in car accidents

Perhaps a negligent driver collided into you here in Novato, California, and you suffered a TMJ disorder. TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, the hinge that attaches the jawbone to the rest of the skull. When it is injured, victims may experience jaw and face...

The color of car turn signals affects safety

In 2008, a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study concluded that red turn signals are more dangerous than amber ones. A car with red turn signals is 22% more likely to be rear-ended than a vehicle with amber turn signals, according to the study....