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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 […]

Storm Safety UPDATED – Powerful Rains This Week in Southern California

The Thomas Fire was not even at full containment before Southern California was slammed with disaster again in early January. Heavy rains triggered the deadly and devastating Montecito mudslide, crippling the area for about two weeks as crews worked tirelessly to clear the 101 freeway that had been clogged with mud and debris.

This week, […]

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 […]

Two Separate Safety Recalls From Toyota, Plus Other Vehicle Safety Recalls

Issued just yesterday, Toyota announced that it is conducting separate safety recalls for approximately 11,800 Model Year 2018 Toyota Camry vehicles and approximately 9,900 Model Year 2015 – 2018 Lexus RC F, Model Year 2016 -2018 Lexus GS F and Model Year 2018 Lexus LC 500 vehicles.

The Camry recall involves a possibility that fuel pipes […]

Is the Future Really Here? California Clears the Way for Greater Autonomous Vehicle Testing This Year

It’s fun to compare past predictions of a futuristic society with our actual reality of today. Some predictions included flying cars, communities on the moon or Mars, and true-to-life robots existing alongside humans. While the last scenario is becoming more viable, one thing that has been on the table for the past several years now […]

Review These Safety Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Halloween is right around the corner with adults and children alike excited as ever.  Free candy, dressing up in costumes, spooky parties – what more could you ask for?

While Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday, most of us are familiar with the precautions we should take, especially with younger children in tow. It’s […]

Child Passenger Safety

Child Passenger Safety Week was observed last week, from September 17th-23rd. Though the week is now behind us, the safety precautions and awareness recognized for Child Passenger Safety Week can always be implemented and practiced on a daily basis.

Even as such a critical issue, the risks and dangers to child passengers don’t make the […]

Back to School Road Safety

Tis the season for Back-to-School! Some districts just began post-Labor Day, while others have been in session for at least a couple of weeks.

With the new school year just beginning, it’s a great opportunity to remind ourselves and others to be aware in school zones and neighborhoods at all times, either as a pedestrian or […]

Rage while on the Road: How to Deal

The driver who crossed three lanes, making you slam on your brakes – only for him to make a late left turn.  The motorist who can’t seem to negotiate a right-hand turn from the right-most lane, making you wait for his imprecision.  The bus driver who blasts through a fresh red light to stay on […]

California Drivers Among Worst in Country

If you’ve ever gone on a road trip, you may have noticed that driving styles and quality vary from city to city.  New Yorkers are notorious for horn honking and tailgating.  Miami drivers are renowned for ignoring the turn signal.  Portlanders are famously slow and polite behind the wheel.  Los Angeles drivers are more prone to road rage than the rest […]