Distracted walking may not be something you are familiar with. However, this is a huge issue in many communities in California. One community in Pomona, Montclair, has taken action to make sure this is not an issue anymore.
As a California motorist, it is not uncommon for you to come into contact with aggressive drivers. Heavy traffic on highways and other roadways across the state may bring about cases of road rage, as drivers rush to important appointments or are simply fed up with other drivers. In fact, at least 80 percent of drivers in the United States admit to engaging in aggressive driving behaviors at some point, according to AAA. It is crucial that you know how to identify the signs of an aggressive driver so that you may avoid becoming involved in an accident. You can also help to prevent other accidents from occurring by alerting law enforcement officers when you see an aggressive driver.
While we don't typically have alligators in California (unless someone releases a pet*), we do have "road gators."
When involved in a car accident all drivers must remain on the scene. When a driver flees it’s considered a hit and run, which may leave you dealing with the consequences. Taking the right steps after an accident occurs is crucial in this case, as illustrated by State Farm.
Drivers across the nation have seen, sometimes first-hand, just how dangerous semi-trucks can be. When a semi-truck collides with a vehicle on the road, the results are often catastrophic.
As an avid bicyclist in Pomona, you know firsthand just how enjoyable (and efficient) a method of transportation your bike can be. Sadly, you also are likely aware of the dangers bicyclists often encounter when trying to share the road with motorists. Many will often question (in the wake of a bicycle accident) why one was riding their bike on the road anyway. This attitude of the roadway only being reserved for cars prompts many bicyclists to come to us here at Amendt Law questioning whether it is actually true. You will be happy to hear that it is not.