Paralysis is one of the most serious types of injuries a person can suffer. If you or a loved one finds yourself facing the aftermath of this injury, it's imperative to understand the type of treatment and management methods that are available.
Navigating heavy traffic in California demands the full attention of drivers, and advanced safety technology in newer vehicles has a great potential to help people avoid accidents. A large portion of drivers, however, overestimate the capabilities of automatic braking, adaptive cruise control or blind-spot monitors, according to research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conducts the International Roadcheck across North America to ensure that commercial vehicle drivers are compliant with federal safety standards. This year's roadcheck took place from June 5 to 7 and focused on hours-of-service regulations. Truckers and truck fleet owners in California can glean the results of the roadcheck below.
Media reports suggest that street racing was the cause of an accident on California State Route 60 that claimed the lives of four people on the evening of Aug. 31. The California Highway Patrol say that they are seeking information about a gray or black Honda Civic and black Mazda hatchback that may have been racing a white BMW sedan that crashed near Redlands Boulevard at approximately 7:30 p.m.
The California Highway Patrol says that drugs or alcohol likely contributed to an accident that took place during the early morning hours of August 27 that claimed the life of a promising musician and left six others injured. The accident occurred in Sacramento County on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Elk Grove at approximately 2:40 a.m. A 27-year-old woman from Los Banos who was thought to be driving under the influence was taken into custody at the scene, according to reports. She is said to be facing a raft of charges, including felony drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter. Reports indicate that she escaped the accident without injuries.