Author: Ash Watkins

young woman reading a magazine in a autonomous car

Driver error causes most car accidents. Using automation to remove the element of driver error should offer significant improvements in traffic safety and save lives. Numerous companies in California are working to develop driverless or autonomous vehicles. Many issues remain to be resolved involving these vehicles, including who is liable…

man handling a phone while driving

For some people, driving isn’t about getting from point A to point B. It’s about what they can accomplish in the time it takes to get from A to B. More responsible people realize that driving isn’t the time to try to multi-task. You are four times more likely to…

child car seat on a car with a teddy bear

No, car seats do not automatically need to be replaced following a minor car accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA says car seats should be replaced following a moderate or severe crash and that you should always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for the specific…

cars in traffic

Drivers in California and Nevada are required to carry auto insurance so that when someone is injured in a car accident their losses are covered. State laws in California and Nevada affect everything from how and when you can file a claim for compensation after a car accident to how…

Las Vegas Welcome Signage

There’s no other vacation spot quite like Las Vegas. But the trip to Las Vegas is part of the fun if you are driving. There’s plenty to see along the way, no matter where in the U.S. Southwest or West you are coming from. Below are some best bets for…

mechanic working on car

Driver negligence is not the only cause of car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 2% of car accidents involve a defective car. These are product liability cases. Product liability is a claim against a commercial seller of a defective product that causes an injury. Almost any product…