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June 2016 Archives

Increased distracted driving could lead California car accidents

It is difficult to fathom that 10 years ago, there were no smartphones. Now, some estimates indicate that there are over 200 million in this country. These devices have many valuable purposes, making it much easier for people to communicate and keep track of activities and tasks. Unfortunately, the use of cellphones while driving can also result in serious car accidents, and a recent California survey indicates that distracted driving is on the rise in 2016.

Car accidents: Man arrested following fatal California crash

Driving under the influence of drugs can have serious consequences. In fact, many car accidents involving such drivers involve harm to innocent passengers or others who may come into contact with them. Unfortunately, police in California believe that a recent fatal collision was caused by a man who was under the influence of drugs.

Darren Collison accused of domestic violence in California

Professional athletes are required to spend a great deal of time ensuring that they are in top physical condition. While they expect to be the center of attention while competing, many athletes get no privacy in their personal lives. Because any accusations involving them will likely be reported publicly, they could ultimately fall victim to charges based on false accusations in order to prevent claims of preferential treatment. Although there are few details available regarding the alleged incident, one California basketball player, Darren Collison, has been accused of domestic violence.

Car accidents: Teen's death possibly related to distracted driver

There are many dangers that drivers and their passengers face on California roadways. While most drivers take appropriate action because of their awareness of these dangers, many are not able to avoid car accidents caused by distracted drivers. Unfortunately, a recent crash involving a police officer has resulted in one teenager's death.

Motorcycle accidents: California families disappointed by charges

When a person loses a loved one due to another's negligence, often the only solace they receive is the knowledge that appropriate criminal action will be taken to ensure that no one else suffers at the hands of the same person. Unfortunately, two women in California claim that they will not receive this solace after a woman who caused a fatal accident while distracted by her cellphone will only face misdemeanor charges. However, as many others who have lost loved ones in bicycle and motorcycle accidents have done, justice can also be sought in the civil court.

Embezzlement charges filed against California woman

There are many organizations for children that only function because of the time that parents spend making them successful. Often, parents work full time jobs and also fulfill volunteer positions, such as the treasurer or president of a soccer organization, in their free time. Because they may have little training or experience with these positions, it is easy to see how a mistake could be made. Unfortunately, a California woman was recently arrested on embezzlement charges for allegedly taking money from a youth soccer league.

Fatal car accidents: California Highway Patrol seeks driver

While the vast majority of people on California roadways choose to use traditional motor vehicles to travel from place to place, there are other alternatives. For example, some people choose to ride a bicycle for the benefits to the environment and the reduced costs associated with doing so. Unfortunately, car accidents caused by negligent drivers can often have devastating consequences for cyclists. Police are currently seeking the driver they believe is responsible for a recent fatal collision involving a bicyclist.

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