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A Look Back On National Child Passenger Safety Week

As autumn marches onward, and as parents across the nation settle wholly back into a routine of shuffling the kids off to school each morning, it hardly crosses our minds that some of those children might never return home. Ideally, this thought should never have to.

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among […]

The Fast and the Futileness: Police Struggle in the Race for L.A.’s Streets

This is the sequel to “The Fast and The Felonious,” our article about street racing from this past July. If you haven’t already, you can read it here.

In the race for the streets of Southern California, Los Angeles is still looking for solutions. For years, street racing has been a thorn in their side […]

September 20th, 2018|Car Safety, Cars, Street Racing|0 Comments

Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With “Start Smart” From the CHP

The Kids Are Alright…ish
Every generation worries about the one that comes after it; about the choice they make, or the media they consume (or their particularly reckless driving habits).

Juvenoia (or the exaggerated fear of youth and youth culture) has been a societal staple for so long, even Greek philosopher Plato bellyached about “kids these days.” […]

August 3rd, 2018|Car Safety, Cars, Teen Driver Safety|0 Comments

Stop! In The Name Of Life

It’s one of the first things we’re taught as children:  look both ways before you cross the street. Standing on the curb, little hands clasped in those of our parents, we take the implication as gospel. If we just just look both ways, we’re going to be safe. We’re going to be alright, and no […]

Memorial Day Road Trips Spawn Traffic Headaches, Spate of Fatal Accidents

Ah, road trips… the great American, summer mainstay. Whether you’re heading to the beach, to the mountains, or to somewhere else entirely, you’re all but guaranteed to hit a bit of traffic this Memorial Day.

Despite gas prices surging in Southern California and across the nation, a record number of Americans are expected to hit […]

May 24th, 2018|Car Safety, Cars, Road Trips, Tire Safety|0 Comments

Understanding Your Car’s Crashworthiness

It’s 9:30 at night, and you’re on your way home after a really long day at work. You’re not tired, but your mind isn’t completely fixed on the road ahead. Somewhere in the last few miles it’s started to rain, and you wonder if you left the bedroom windows open.

As you go around a bend, […]

May 18th, 2018|Car Accidents, Car Safety, Cars|0 Comments

A Ticking Time Bomb Sits Two Feet From Your Heart

It’s an event seared into the fabric of American history.

When Timothy McVeigh walked away from the flatbed Ryder truck he’d rented four days prior, it was with every intent to kill. Nearly 4,800 pounds of ammonium nitrate, a powerful and unstable explosive used in the mining industry, lay dormant in the back. As he tossed […]

Safely Mobile: When Advanced Age Means Pumping The Brakes On Driving

Given the freedom being behind the wheel provides—the wind in your hair, the wondrous Route 66+ unfurling before you at speed—it’s no wonder we don’t want to hang up our keys as we age into our golden years. But with safety on the line, and the brash temerity of youth in the rear-view mirror, it […]

Need to Know Basics: Road Safety for Parents & Children

A good parent will want to do anything they can to protect their children from harm, and many do put in great efforts to be proactive in taking preventative measures for the well-being of their children.

As our children age, their safety needs also change and road safety is no different. Below, Howard Blau Law […]

Prevent This Trend From Being All the Rage: Road Rage Incidents in California

If you live in Southern California, you are familiar with road rage. Whether you’ve witnessed it or experienced it yourself, it is an unfortunate reality most commonly seen on our busy roads and freeways. It is frustrating, angering, and upsetting to come across rude and dangerous drivers on the road.

What’s even more upsetting are […]