Most Common Driving Distractions and How to Avoid Them

Distracted driving has been a major problem for many automobile users. Distracted driving has caused serious injuries like head trauma, broken bones, and deep tissue lacerations. And in some cases, even death. In 2014, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured in motor vehicles crashes involving distracted drivers. The three main types of distractions…

E-Cigarette Explosion Injures Girl on Hogwarts Theme Park Ride

E-cigarette Explosion: Police say a teenage girl riding a Universal Orlando amusement park ride suffered burns when an electronic cigarette belonging to another rider exploded and shot a fireball at her. Police told the Orlando Sentinel the 14-year-old from Tennessee was riding the Hogwarts Express train Saturday with her family when an e-cigarette belonging to…

Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Legalized in California

California will become the first state in the country to officially legalize motorcycle lane-splitting, although the practice has been allowed for decades. Assembly Bill 51, signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday, legally defines lane-splitting for the first time, the practice of motorcyclists riding between lanes to move quickly through traffic. The law, with specifics…

Driving Safety Tips During El Niño

In California, El Niño is officially upon us. Generally, El Niño brings in wet weather and high winds, causing moderate flooding, high surf, mudslides, and road damage in the process. As you adjust to El Niño’s relentless wet weather conditions, keep these tips in mind to hopefully stay safe during this seasonal storm. Driving Make sure your windshield wipers…