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Car Accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries in California today, and they are preventable in almost all circumstances. Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys blogs about car accidents that happen in Southern California as a way to maintain awareness about the dangers of car crashes and hopefully prevent injuries or deaths from happening in the future.
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A new study has cast doubts over the potential effectiveness of self-driving car systems in reducing drowsy driving accidents.
Drowsy driving is no doubt a factor in hundreds if not thousands of car crashes each year in the United States, causing serious injuries and deaths.
While many think self-driving cars could fix this problem, a new study conducted by the Fatigue Countermeasures Lab at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California suggests that taking on a passive role can actually leave drivers more susceptible to sleepiness, especially when they are sleep deprived. …Read the rest »
New research by Purdue University has found that a ban on new drivers carrying multiple passengers at night reduced crashes and deaths by more than half.
According to a news report, the study, conducted by Tim Moore, examines the effects of a ban carrying multiple passengers between 11 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. for first-year drivers under the age of 21.
Researchers who conducted the study estimate that this restriction reduced reported hospitalizations and fatalities by 58% with 41 fewer hospitalizations, 98 fewer minor injuries, and 164 fewer crashes with property damage per 100,000 first-year drivers. …Read the rest »
Motorists around the United States, including right here in California, have become lead-footed during the pandemic.
According to the Associated Press, the latest data shows that the deadly speeding epidemic that accompanied the coronavirus pandemic is not showing any signs of slowing down.
The latest data shows that the number of highway deaths in 2020 was the greatest in more than a decade even though cars and trucks drove fewer miles during the pandemic. It also shows that people are not slowing down. …Read the rest »
A new study has found that hands-free cell phone laws have been linked with reducing driver deaths.
According to a report on Forbes.com, bans on hand-held cell phones while driving prevent nearly 14,000 serious injuries and 140 driver deaths each year in the United States, lowering the overall fatality rate by 7%.
Distracted driving is one of the top causes of serious car accidents and injuries, so the new findings show how important those cell phone laws are. …Read the rest »
A Lyft driver, who is accused of falling asleep at the wheel and causing a crash in Tustin that left his 70-year-old passenger dead, has been charged with manslaughter.
According to a report in The Orange County Register, Andy Van Pham, 30, was driving his vehicle when he fell asleep near Jamboree Road and Patriot Way and crashed into a light pole on the morning of April 4.
Tustin police identified the passenger as Margie Quibol of Tustin, who died from her injuries. …Read the rest »