According to a recent study reported in the national media, texting and driving bans are having at least modest success in reducing the number of car accidents. The study examined the number of emergency room visits in various states. The researchers concluded that in states that had some sort of texting and driving ban, emergency rooms saw a four percent drop in the number of patients, suggesting that the bans really do prevent some dangerous car accidents.
As many Californians who follow politics probably know, this state recently joined nine others in legalizing marijuana for recreational use. This means that adult residents of Costa Mesa can use the drug without facing repercussions from the police, provided that they follow applicable laws and restrictions.
Your day starts out relatively normal as you head to work, but seemingly out of the blue, a fellow motorist hits your car. All of a sudden, you realize that your day will be anything but normal.
As this blog has reported before, distracted driving is a continuing problem in Orange County and the rest of the Golden State. However, at least according to one study, California actually fares pretty well relative to other states, at least when it comes to the frequency of fatal car accidents involving the misuse of a cell phone.