Trucks that travel throughout California are subject to legal weight limits on how much they can haul at one time. It is up to truck drivers and their companies to know what these limits are and to make sure that their loads fall under them. But, they can receive special permission to transport heavier items.
Nearly everyone would love to be able to look into a crystal ball to know whether they will be involved in a serious car accident. If you could predict what every other driver on the road will do, you could plan for it and avoid a collision.
A previous post on this Californian blog talked about what groups of motorcycle riders can do to protect themselves from serious motorcycle accidents. These tips are certainly helpful, as motorcycle riders should do what they can to protect themselves from harm. However, other drivers on California's highways and other roads cannot use the fact that motorcyclists are traveling in a group as an excuse for negligent or careless driving.
According to lawsuits recently filed in connection with the ongoing case of exploding Takata airbags that have injured several people, some popular car manufacturers knew that the airbags they were putting in to their vehicles were potentially explosive and therefore dangerous since the early 2000s, well before the companies started recalling their vehicles a few short years ago in an effort to correct the problem.
You may enjoy a solitary ride on occasion to clear your head, have some time to yourself or just enjoy California's beautiful scenery on your own. If so, you are in good company since many other motorcycle enthusiasts feel these are some of the many benefits that come with this form of transportation.
A resident of the Los Angeles area who is involved in a significant bicycle accident is rarely if ever going to come out of the affair without significant injuries, particularly if the accident involves a collision with another vehicle.
Truck accidents happen for a variety of reasons, such as fatigue and distraction. In an attempt to keep truckers driving safely, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration enforces regulations that help to prevent accidents due to these and other issues. For instance, truck drivers may only drive a certain number of hours before resting and may not use their cellphones while driving.
For a long time, the Food and Drug Administration didn't seem to get too involved when it came to the vaping industry. However, as its popularity grew, the agency began taking an interest. Then, when stories of battery explosions began showing up in the media, the FDA looked into the issue.