In other regions of the country, motorcyclists may have put their bikes away for a few months due to poor weather. But here in Southern California, good riding weather is almost never a problem. Therefore, people in other vehicles should always be on the lookout for motorcyclists on the road, and help to ensure their safety. However, that is not always the case.
When a person suffers an injury because of someone else's negligence, the injured victim may feel overwhelmed about trying to prove a legal claim against the negligent party. This can be especially true when the party to blame is a large product manufacturer with seemingly endless resources to fight against the case. However, under California law, this is not necessarily true.
Most people in the Orange County area probably have been involved in or at least know someone who has been involved in an auto accident. Even those people who do not fit into either of these categories should be aware of the possibility of an accident while they are on the roadways.
Daylight savings time has come and gone and now Costa Mesa residents are finding their days growing dark even before their evening commutes begin. For individuals who commute to work, school, and home on bicycles, new challenges arise in terms of staying safe when the sun is in the sky for shorter durations of the day. When darkness sets in and drivers take to the roads it can be challenging for them to spot bicyclists in their paths before it is too late.