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Series of Hit and Run Accidents in Pittsburg

Series of Hit and Run Accidents in Pittsburg

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. An unidentified woman and child were transferred to a nearby hospital following a series of hit-and-run collisions recently. At approximately 4:00 p.m. that afternoon, a female was driving northbound along Harbor Street at the intersection for California Avenue when she crashed into another car. The woman kept driving and then continued to crash into at least two more vehicles. Both the woman and child escaped serious injuries and are expected to survive. According to Pittsburg police officer Steve Albanese, both were hospitalized primarily for precautionary reasons.

Facts About Hit and Run Accidents

Motorcycle Accident Fatality Rates Decreased in 2017

Motorcycle Accident Fatality Rates Decreased in 2017

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. The overwhelming risks of driving a motorcycle instead of a car are easy to understand, but this does not mean there’s no hope for motorcyclists. The Governors Highway Safety Association had some good news to publish in their newest report, revealing a substantial drop in motorcycle accident fatalities from 2016 to 2017. There were 4,990 motorcycle accident fatalities in 2017, compared to 5,286 in the previous year. In case you were wondering what influenced this lowered statistic, there are both internal and external factors in play.

Contributing Factors that Lead to Less Motorcycle Accident Fatalities

DMV Reports of Recent Test Runs for Autonomous Cars

DMV Reports of Recent Test Runs for Autonomous Cars

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. Self-driving vehicles have been running through California ever since the state DMV approved fully autonomous car test trials. Admittedly, there have been some doubts regarding the safety of driverless cars hitting the streets. The technology behind it is still a work in progress, and there have already been some accident-related fatalities involving autonomous vehicles. A DMV report illustrated the frequent complications that have been observed in trial runs from multiple different companies.

Any company that plans on running self-driving car trials on public roads must provide the DMV with annual reports. These reports should include any information about the “disengagements” where a human driver was required to override the system to take control. Here were some of the findings per company:

May 2018 Activities in Pittsburg

May 2018 Activities in Pittsburg

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. We are almost halfway done with 2018, and I bet most of you are wondering where the time has gone. The old adage says “time flies when you’re having fun,” but time also flies while you’re not paying attention to it! Be sure to make the rest of the year special. Come out and make new memories, rekindle old friendships, and live in the moment by finding an event to attend that suits your interests. Time is precious, spend yours wisely!

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Gender Differences in Driving

Gender Differences in Driving

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. The gender differences in driving can be discovered through scientific findings, insurance statistics, and even your own personal experience. Before I go forward in discussing some of the contrasts that have been noticed between male and female drivers, let’s make one point clear first and foremost: there are more similarities than differences between men and women’s driving styles. With that being said, research has still demonstrated some important points of division between male and female drivers.

Who is the Better Driver?

2018 Project for Road Improvement on Highway 4

2018 Project for Road Improvement on Highway 4

I’m Ed Smith, a Brentwood personal injury attorney. There is great news for those of you that drive on Highway 4 for short or long-distance commutes. There is a project underway to significantly improve road infrastructure. The estimated time of completion is the end of 2018.

Construction Improvement Details

BART Expanded Youth Discount is Cost Effective for Teens

BART Expanded Youth Discount is Cost Effective for Teens

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. Young people are going crazy at the sight of the new and improved teen discounts being offered by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). In the first month that the discount was released, the number of people that took advantage of the deal skyrocketed past all expectations. In the month of January, there was a 200% increase in the percentage of registered teens.

Young Commuters Are Overjoyed by the Recent Changes

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Multi-Car Crash Creates Traffic Jam on Highway 4

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. There was a traffic delay on Highway 4 on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, which was caused by a catastrophic automobile accident involving up to six cars. More details of this Highway 4 accident can be found below.

Six Cars Collided Into Each Other

BART Introduces Solar Power

Public Hearing for New BART Stations in Antioch and Pittsburg

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) will soon be implementing parking fees and travel fares for two brand new stations, one located in Pittsburg and the other in Antioch. Did I mention that all residents of East County will have the opportunity to have their voice heard in the decision making process of fare prices and parking fees? If this seems too good to be true, try again! Further details are discussed below.

BART Board Meeting For Public Discussion

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Four Injured in Highway 4 Crash near Pittsburg

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. In the early morning hours of Saturday, November 4, 2017, a critical injury accident involving up to four cars took place on Highway 4 near Pittsburg, CA. More details appear below.

Four Vehicle Accident Shuts Down Highway 4 Lane

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