Dangers of Driving on Medication

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Most people wouldn’t consider driving drunk because they know it is dangerous and illegal.  However, many of the same people don’t think twice about driving on medications because they are unaware of the danger. A recent AAA survey reported that nearly 50% of drivers drove under the influence of potentially impairing medications (PIMs) in the […]

California Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance FAQ

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California law requires all drivers to have auto insurance. Unfortunately, this does not stop some people from driving uninsured. Approximately 16% of cars on the road in California do not have insurance. Thus, if you are in an accident, there is about a 1 in 6 chance the driver who hit you will be uninsured. […]

Self-Driving Car Accidents in San Diego


Many vehicles on the road today have driver assistance technologies somewhere between simple proximity alerts to full self-driving capability.  Self-driving capability is still in development, but companies like Cruise and Waymo are already using driverless cars on California roads.  What is a self-driving car? Self-driving cars are computerized vehicles that drive with different degrees of […]

Labor Day Weekend: What You Need to Know About Holiday DUI Accidents

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Labor Day Weekend is a long weekend meant to pay tribute to working men and women.  However, it is also one of the worst weekends of the year for DUI offenses in San Diego.  This year, California Highway Patrol reported nearly 1,000 DUI arrests each for 4th of July weekend and Memorial Day weekend, with […]

Pedestrian Accident


A pedestrian accident frequently leads to catastrophic injuries.  Smartphones, Apple Carplay, Android Auto, and other smart technologies endanger pedestrians because they distract drivers. Distracted drivers are less focused and pose a greater risk of hitting a pedestrian. Pedestrian Safety Laws Crosswalks and Right-of-Way The law provides that pedestrians have the right-of-way in a crosswalk.  This […]