When Trucks Collide with Buses

What steps are being taken to enhance bus safety regulations in California? In 2014, a tractor trailer crossed over a median on Interstate 5 near Oakland and crashed into a charter bus that was carrying students on a trip to a Northern California college. Five of the students were killed along with three chaperones. Both...
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A Primer on Automobile Accident Injuries

What are some of the common injuries in automobile accidents? Whether high speed crashes or low-impact collisions, automobile accidents often result in serious injuries. At times, certain injuries may not be immediately apparent either because shock or the body's natural defenses initially mask the injury. After the body has a chance to relax, however, a...
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Lane Splitting: Proceed with Caution

Is lane splitting legal in California? In August, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 51 into law, effectively making lane splitting legal, a practice in which motorcyclists drive between rows of stopped or moving vehicles in the same lane. While the California Vehicle Code has previously required vehicles to be driven within one lane and not...
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