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Towing

Safety Tips To Prevent Car Accidents When Towing On California Roads

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Californians will be eager to hit the road for their favorite outdoor activities. For some families, a big part of the fun will be what they are towing behind them: A camper, boat, ATVs on trailers, jet skis, wave runners, and more. Fortunately, most passenger vehicles are capable of hauling these items, including SUVs,… Read More »

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CarAccLawyer

Why Are California Auto Insurance Rates So High?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

You can barely watch, read, or listen to the news without hearing something about inflation and the high cost of consumer goods these days. However, you might be surprised to learn that there are many factors besides these that impact auto insurance rates in California. According to online auto insurance marketplace Insure.com, the state… Read More »

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HOVLane

HOV Lanes In California: Key Laws And Safety Concerns

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Even if you have not taken the opportunity to use them, you are probably aware of the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes along I-80, 280, 880 and 101, other main corridors in San Francisco and across Bay Area bridges. The California Vehicle Code allows officials to create these lanes, which got their name because of… Read More »

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CarAccidentDispute

How Long Do I Have To Sue After A California Car Accident?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

You may not have a legal background, but you are probably aware that there are time restrictions related to civil cases in California. These statutes of limitations exist to motivate plaintiffs to take action promptly, promote judicial efficiency, and reduce the potential for evidence to get lost over time – among other factors. For… Read More »

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April 2022 Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Just a few short decades ago, the notion of talking on the phone while driving was so far off in the future that it did not warrant much attention as far as automobile safety. Now, with people being so connected to their cell phones, distracted driving is a familiar term, top traffic violation, and… Read More »

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Driver

Why California Motorists Drive Without A License

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

The vast majority of motorists comply with driver’s license laws and would never consider getting behind the wheel of a vehicle without this important card in their wallet. Like you, many of them know the consequences of breaking the law. According to the California Vehicle Code, it is illegal for a person to knowingly… Read More »

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AccidentClaim

4 Things You Should Never Give The Insurer After A California Car Accident

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Though California may not rank at the top in the US when it comes to the overall car accident rate, the state’s massive population means the total number of traffic-related crashes will always remain high. Statistics from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicate that more than 277,000 people are hurt in the 193,600 injury-causing… Read More »

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Highway

What Are The Most Dangerous Roads In Northern California?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

While there is little you can do to completely prevent car accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is possible to reduce the risk when you know the most dangerous roads in California. In sum, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) reports that there are more than 36,000 casualties every year in Alameda County… Read More »

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Autopilot

Two Goals Of Automotive Safety Features

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Automakers have made great strides in the area of safety technology over the years, and some recent innovations demonstrate that the industry is dedicated to reducing the devastating effects of car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that driver assistance solutions have the potential to save thousands of lives every year,… Read More »

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What To Do If You Encounter A Wrong Way Driver In California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Like most California motorists, panic is probably the first sensation when you see two headlights bearing down upon you, traveling in the same lane – but in the opposite direction of your vehicle. Though it is good to know that wrong-way car accidents are relatively rare, statistics from AAA are still disturbing. Deadly wrong-way… Read More »

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