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July 2015 Archives

More cellphone use could create distracted driving car accidents

The potential consequences of distracted driving are well-known. Even companies such as AT&T have launched anti-texting while driving campaigns. The state of California has also attempted to educate the public regarding the danger of causing serious car accidents. And even though police officers targeted distracted drivers in April as part of Distracted Driving Prevention Month by writing nearly double the amount of tickets than other months, a recent study reportedly reveals that the number of people using a cellphone while driving has increased significantly.

California car accidents: Speed possible factor in fatal crash

Being able to drive is a privilege that comes with age and the successful completion of training courses. In order to earn a license, drivers must show that they have knowledge of traffic laws. Despite having this knowledge, many drivers choose to ignore speed limits, often resulting in serious car accidents. Police in California believe that speed may have been a factor in a recent accident that resulted in one teenager's death.

Former Disneyland employee in California accused of sex crimes

For a large portion of people living in this country, a vacation to Disneyland is part of the American dream. Unfortunately, police in California claim that one of the theme park's employees attempted to cash in on this desire by attempting to use tickets to obtain sexual favors. He is now accused of multiple sex crimes as a result.

Motorcycle accidents: Man killed in hit-and-run in California

Humans have certain responsibilities to one another. On the most basic level, each person must behave in a way that does not endanger the lives of others. This includes obeying traffic laws in order to prevent car and motorcycle accidents. Unfortunately, one man has recently been killed in a collision, leaving California police searching for the driver of a vehicle they believe was involved.

Motorcycle accidents: California Highway Patrol examine fatality

There are times when some California drivers may become complacent. For example, a person driving at night with little traffic may become less vigilant. Unfortunately, this complacency can quickly turn tragic as it could potentially increase the possibility of car and motorcycle accidents. In fact, police are currently investigating a fatal accident that took the life of a motorcyclist.

Car accidents: Police make arrest in California hit-and-run

There are areas that most people are aware are unsafe. However, many would believe that they are reasonably safe as they walk on the sidewalks of their neighborhood -- they might assume they are safe from car accidents while they do so. Unfortunately, police say that a one woman walking on a California sidewalk was run down by a vehicle driven by a teenager in a hit-and-run accident.

Responding to California car accidents involving bicyclists

Over the years, many residents in California and across the country have become increasingly aware of their impact on the environment as well as the importance of maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. As a result, many people have turned to the bicycle as both a form of transportation and a means of exercise. Unfortunately, when car accidents involve bicyclists, serious injuries can be suffered as a result of the massive difference in size and physical protections.

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