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Highway 120 Accident Leaves Two Seriously Injured

Highway 120 Accident Leaves Two Seriously Injured

Highway 120 Accident Leaves Two Seriously Injured — Recently, an auto accident off Highway 120 in Manteca caused serious injuries to two parties. The accident occurred shortly after 4:30 p.m. where a Ford was stopped along the south shoulder of the highway. A Toyota was traveling westbound along the highway when the Ford driver reportedly turned into the Toyota. The impact of the collision propelled the Toyota into the garage of a nearby residence along Jack Tone Road. Authorities reported that the Toyota struck a boat on a trailer and pushed it into a parked car inside the garage. Medical personnel responding to the scene stated that two passengers of the Ford suffered bone fractures. So far, officials have not yet released updates regarding the conditions of those injured in the accident.

Common Auto Accident Injuries

Auto Accident Chest Traumatic Injury 

Auto Accident Chest
Auto Accident Chest Traumatic Injury – When someone is involved in an auto accident, regardless of the situation, there is always the potential for traumatic injuries to develop. While some of these injuries could be nothing more than a bump or a scrape, others can be quite serious. Based on statistics that have been published by the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT): 

  • In the United States, between 35,000 and 40,000 people are killed in an auto accident every year

Three Phase Laurel Road Expansion Will Start Soon

Three Phase Laurel Road Expansion Will Start Soon

Three Phase Laurel Road Expansion Will Start Soon. A road expansion project on one of Oakley’s major thoroughfares will be undergoing construction soon. Laurel Road, a major arterial street that also connects directly to Highway 4, is being redesigned to facilitate better traffic flows. Once completed, this project is expected to benefit motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. This road expansion is going to be broken down into three phases and is expected to be fully completed by fall 2019.

A portion of Laurel Road just east of O’Hara Avenue by Laurel Ballfields Park is going to expand from its current two-lane system to a four-lane system, stretching from Cloverbrook Avenue until Main Street. So while there is currently one lane per direction, there will be two lanes per direction following the project’s completion. This roadway change is anticipated to relieve road congestion and reduce traffic jams on one of the busiest thoroughfares in Oakley.

Highway Driving Safety Tips

Highway Driving Safety Tips

Highway Driving Safety Tips. Regardless of where you live and travel, it is essential to drive safely and exercise due care on the highway. Being prepared and adjusting your driving habits can make the difference in maximizing your safety. Whether you are taking to the freeway for commuting to work or going on long road trips with family and friends, follow these driving tips to help keep you and your loved ones out of harm’s way.

Follow Rules of the Road

Delayed Auto Accident Injury Symptoms

Delayed Auto Accident Injury Symptoms

Delayed Auto Accident Injury Symptoms. After an accident, people are often in a heightened state of emotions. Adrenaline, shock, and confusion can all affect someone after they have been in a crash and knowing what to do after a crash can be hard for these reasons. However, one thing that is extremely important to do after an accident is to make sure that you haven’t been seriously injured. Often, people walk away from collisions without getting any attention from a medical professional and, many times, they do so with unnoticed injuries. Although some injuries are obvious, such as open fractures and lacerations, other injuries can be harder to detect. Some hard-to-detect injuries can cause symptoms days or even weeks after the accident occurs and can lead to serious complications and secondary injuries if left untreated.

What Symptoms Might Be Delayed?

Protecting Your Vehicle from Sun and Heat Damage

Protecting Your Vehicle from Sun and Heat Damage

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Auto Accident Lawyer. Motor vehicles require protection from the scorching sun and heat during the summer as these harsh conditions can push them past their limits. Simple upkeep and preventative maintenance can go a long way in keeping your car on the road and out of the repair shop.

Parked Vehicles

What to Pack in an Emergency Roadside Kit

What to Pack in an Emergency Roadside Kit

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Auto Accident Attorney. An emergency roadside kit is crucial to have in your vehicle whenever taking summer road trips, commuting to work, or venturing out on spontaneous excursions with friends and family. These kits can be extremely useful. They can be easily stowed away in your trunk and accessed whenever you find yourself in need. Knowing what essentials to pack in an emergency roadside kit is vital to securing the well-being of yourself and your loved ones.

Basic Emergency Roadside Kit

Human Factors in Driverless Cars

Human Factors in Driverless Cars 

I’m Ed Smith, a Self-Driving Car Accident Lawyer. Autonomous cars promise to reduce accidents, save time, and dramatically improve human efficiency. Manufacturers of self-driving car technology, such as GM, Daimler-Bosch, Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, Renault, and Tesla, along with ride-sharing serving providers such as Uber are already testing semi-autonomous cars on the roads. These cars currently do have a human backup driver present in the vehicle during a road tests. Analysts estimate that the initial phase of commercial release of these vehicles on the roads will also involve some degree of human interaction.

How Will The Human Factor Impact The Safety and Performance of Driverless Cars in California?

Merced County Accident Causes Road Closure

Merced County Accident Causes Road Closure

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced auto accident lawyer. A single-vehicle accident prompted the closure of a Merced County road to allow an emergency helicopter to land at the scene on August 1, 2018. At approximately 6:50 in the evening, a Cadillac Escalade was traveling along Oakdale Road in the vicinity of Shaffer Road when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and crashed. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene to render aid to at least one party injured in the accident. The extent of the injuries sustained in the crash has not yet been released by authorities.

Common Causes of Single-Vehicle Accidents

Understanding Tire Wear Patterns

Understanding Tire Wear Patterns

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton auto accident attorney. Tires are arguably the most crucial component of a motor vehicle. Maintaining your tires is important for a wide variety of reasons from improving vehicle handling and fuel economy to ensuring your safety on the road. While it can be easy to overlook your tires, taking the extra time out of your day to inspect them for any signs of wear and tear can go a long way towards reducing accidents.

Common Causes and Patterns of Tire Wear

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