Recalls involving certain parts for cars and other motor vehicles are important and often make big news. Over the past few years, there have been numerous instances and nationwide coverage about issues with tires, ignition switches and even faulty brakes. However, another product involving vehicles that is prone to recalls is child safety seats. The NHTSA estimates that about 42 million child safety seats have been recalled over the years.
For many people in the Orange County area, biking is a way of life. People who are serious about bicycling know that it is important to invest in good equipment, including a proper helmet and quality pads. Even for the casual bike rider, safety should always be the top priority. Sometimes, however, other circumstances, like a negligent motorist, foil the precautions of even the safest bikers.
When an accident involves a motorcycle, the outcome can be serious injuries or even death for the rider. Motorcycle accidents are a problem throughout the country and Orange County is no exception.
In Orange County and in other communities all throughout California, car accidents are an everyday occurrence. Many of these accidents amount to nothing more than fender- benders that result in only minor property damage and no injuries. That being said, far too many accidents do cause serious injuries to people involved in a collision. Although auto safety has increased dramatically over the years, motor vehicle accidents are still a major contributor to injuries and deaths throughout the country.