California mandates that people put young children in car seats or booster seats for their safety. But what happens if you follow the rules, but the seat fails you in an accident?
Vehicle accidents are a leading cause of death for children under 13. If you are a parent, grandparent, or caregiver, not following child passenger safety laws puts your child passengers at risk of injury or death in an accident- and you could even face criminal charges.
Pulling up to an intersection where the lights are flashing or blinking is a recognizable but not-so-frequent scenario for many drivers. A flashing red light operates the same way as a stop sign – your vehicle must come to a complete stop in the intersection and you must yield to traffic and pedestrians, only proceeding when the way is clear.
The aftermath of a car accident is often confusing, especially when fault is unclear or disputed, and multiple drivers and vehicles are involved. At the Law Offices of Samer Habbas, one common question that we hear after an accident, is “Should I call my insurance after an accident, even if I wasn’t at fault?”
If you are in a car accident, does your choice in where you sit in a car really make a difference? Are you safer sitting in the front seat, or the back seat? The answer will depend on where the impact is (head-on collision, rear-end collision, side-impact, rollover, etc.), as well as the safety features available in the vehicle. In this blog post, we will explore this question and discuss things that you can do to stay safe in a car.
A Vancouver-area driver claims he kicked the window out of his almost brand-new Tesla Model Y to escape a dangerous vehicle fire after the car suddenly lost power and trapped him inside. According to reports, the battery caught fire, and he was unable to open the doors or the windows because the doors and windows […]