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Tag: Car Accident

July 6, 2022 | Tips & Information

California Bill Would Increase Auto Insurance Minimum Established 55 Years Ago, Better Protect Accident Victims

In 1967, the average cost of a house was $14,250, a car was under $3,000, and the price per gallon of gas was 33 cents. Fifty-five years ago, back when …

June 1, 2022 | News & Media

Traffic Deaths Soar To Record Highs (Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motorcycle Fatalities Spike As Well)

More people died on our country’s roadways last year than any year since 2005, according to recently released federal crash statistics. The number of people killed on U.S. roads last …

September 30, 2020 | Tips & Information

94 percent of car crashes are caused by human error; autonomous vehicles may be able to help

In 1980, generally considered to be the deadliest year on U.S. streets, over 50,000 people were killed on U.S. roadways. Fortunately, with safety features like airbags added to vehicles, stricter …

May 27, 2020 | Tips & Information

During pandemic, auto crashes are down throughout California, but not in Bakersfield-Kern County

The coronavirus pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives, including driving habits. In fact, traffic volume is down throughout California’s roadways, which has resulted in fewer collisions and arrests …

December 20, 2017 | Tips & Information, Video

Why you should get uninsured / underinsured motorist insurance coverage

Do you have enough auto insurance coverage to protect you or a loved one in the case of an accident? That’s one of the most important questions you should consider …

November 8, 2017 | News & Media, Tips & Information

A future with fewer traffic accidents? A look at driverless cars, safety and liability

The U.S. government recently released new federal guidance for automated driving systems that officials say has the potential to change the way we travel. But what does that mean to you, …

January 18, 2017 | Cases, News & Media

5 notable case results from 2016 include motorcycle accident, civil rights, car accident cases

With 2017 just beginning, we wanted to take a look back at some noteworthy case results Chain | Cohn | Clark obtained for the people of Kern County in their accident, wrongful …

December 28, 2016 | News & Media, Tips & Information

New Year, new laws in California for safer streets

In California, the New Year also means new laws. And for 2017, several new transportation-related laws, and changes to existing laws, are taking effect starting Jan. 1. Many of them …

November 9, 2016 | Tips & Information

Don’t snooze on the dangers of driving while drowsy

It’s a fact — driving drowsy is dangerous. It’s estimated that 300,000 crashes every year involve drowsy driving, which also contributes to up to 6,400 deaths per year, according to the AAA …

April 20, 2016 | Tips & Information

Teenage driving is as dangerous as ever. What you can do to make sure they’re safe

Over the years, cars have gotten safer and so have our roadways. In fact, they’re the safest they’ve ever been in the history of automobiles. It’s no wonder that the number of …

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