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Lincoln DUI Dangers
Lincoln DUI Dangers

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln CA personal injury attorney. Although it is a smaller city, Lincoln CA still has quite a bit of  vehicle traffic. It’s also true that where there is vehicle traffic, there is the risk of DUI accidents. Although most people know that driving while intoxicated is dangerous, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) indicated around 3,000 fatal DUI collisions still occur in California every year.

As a recent Lincoln accident illustrates, driving while impaired can lead to serious consequences.

Trial Scheduled for Marysville Cyclist Fatality Case
Trial Scheduled for Marysville Cyclist Fatality Case

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville personal injury lawyer. A man who has been accused of fatally striking Michael Cesspooch, a 53-year-old cyclist from Marysville, with his pickup truck will soon be facing trial for his charges.

The Accident

Dangerous Lincoln Intersections
Dangerous Lincoln Intersections

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln car accident attorney. Although Lincoln is a relatively small city with a population of just about 47,000 people, it still has a fair number of vehicle accidents. As with all cities, accidents in Lincoln can be understood by looking at the particular circumstances under which they happen.

One very common factor involved in car accidents is roadway intersections. For a number of reasons, intersections are more frequently the site of injury-related collisions than other parts of the road. In Lincoln, a few intersections have been the site of more accidents than others.

Pedestrian Collisions in Davis
Pedestrian Collisions in Davis

I’m Ed Smith, a Davis auto accident attorney. Davis is a lively city with many citizens who are environmentally-conscious. Because of this, many Davis residents choose to ride their bicycles or walk as a means of transportation, contributing to the neighborly atmosphere of the city. However, when pedestrians are using roadways, there is always some risk of pedestrian/vehicle accidents.

Below are some statistics about pedestrian collisions in Davis that residents may want to know.


Lincoln Area DUI Campaign

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln auto accident lawyer. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is currently implementing a year-long regional impaired driving campaign in order to eliminate impaired driving and, consequently, to save the lives of those who use local highways.

The CHP Placerville Area Office will be using a federal grant in order to conduct a regional campaign focused on drunk or otherwise intoxicated drivers in El Dorado County. The project began in early October 2017 and will continue until September 30, 2018

New Bridge Will Connect Marysville and Yuba City

New Bridge Will Connect Marysville and Yuba City

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville personal injury attorney. The project is behind its production date by over two years, but construction is scheduled to begin soon on a new bridge that will connect Yuba City and Marysville. This project has been desired by area residents for years and is projected to improve area traffic, help prevent auto accidents, and protect drivers from earthquakes.

The Current Situation


Role of Distracted Driving in Car Crashes

I’m Ed Smith, a Rocklin auto accident attorney. Auto accidents claim many lives and cause numerous injuries in California and around the country. One of the major causes of car crashes is distracted driving. When this happens due to another driver who is negligent, the injured victim can obtain fair compensation to pay medical and other bills associated with the crash.

What Is Distracted Driving?


Rear End Accident Characteristics

I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville auto accident attorney. Did you know that of all accident types in Roseville, 58 percent were rear end collisions in 2014? This is compounded by the fact that 59 percent of the accidents involved excess speed. Let’s take a look at rear end accidents from several perspectives.

Incidence and Severity of Rear End Accidents

Lincoln Community Events

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln auto accident attorney. Lincoln is one of the oldest settlements in California and, after being converted to a sizeable city by gold-rush immigration, remains a vibrant community with lots to offer. Some of the upcoming community events taking place in Lincoln over the next few weeks are detailed below.

NaNoWriMo Writing Session


Reporting an Accident in California –

I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville auto accident lawyer. Knowing what to do after an auto accident is critical. There are specific, time-sensitive requirements under California law that left undone can have serious ramifications.

Reporting a Motor Vehicle Accident to the Authorities

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