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Planning a Road Trip This Summer?

By Eugene Bruno on May 31, 2024

Planning a road trip is exciting, but ensuring your car is ready for the journey is crucial to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here’s a detailed guide to get your car road trip ready.

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Posted in: Car Accident

The Dangers of Fair Rides: What You Need to Know

By Eugene Bruno on May 30, 2024

Fairs are beloved for their vibrant atmosphere, delicious food, and, of course, the thrilling rides. However, while fair rides offer excitement and fun, they also come with risks. Understanding the potential dangers and taking appropriate precautions can help ensure a safe experience.

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Posted in: Premises Liability

Understanding SB 961: California’s Innovative Approach to Speeding and Road Safety

By Eugene Bruno on May 30, 2024

In recent years, traffic deaths have seen a concerning increase, a trend that has been exacerbated since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. With fewer cars on the road during lockdowns, many drivers engaged in riskier behaviors, including speeding, leading to a spike in fatal accidents. In response to this alarming rise in traffic fatalities, California has introduced Senate Bill 961 (SB 961), aimed at curbing speeding through innovative technology. This blog post explores the key aspects of SB 961, its potential impact, and the broader context of road safety and technology.

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Nighttime Pedestrian Accidents: Visibility & Responsibility

By Eugene Bruno on May 21, 2024

Nighttime presents heightened risks for pedestrians due to reduced visibility. In fact, statistics show that a significant proportion of pedestrian fatalities occur during the darker hours, even though there’s less foot and vehicle traffic at these times.

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Posted in: Pedestrian Accident

#RideSafe: Choosing the Right Motorcycle Helmet

By Eugene Bruno on May 1, 2024

When it comes to motorcycle safety, one piece of gear stands out above all others in its potential to save lives: a DOT approved helmet. Motorcycle riders love the thrill of cruising the open road, but let’s make sure every ride is as safe as it is thrilling. May is Motorcycle Awareness Month, so before hitting the road, let’s take a moment to review how to choose the right motorcycle helmet for you:

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Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

How Eugene Bruno & Associates Helps After a Plane Crash

By Eugene Bruno on May 1, 2024

Last week, a small plane narrowly missed power lines and crashed on a sidewalk near homes in El Cajon. The plane was attempting to land at Gillespie Field after reports of a possible fuel leak. The pilot was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. Luckily, no one on the ground was injured. The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

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Posted in: Personal Injury

Common Defective Motorcycle Parts and Equipment

By Eugene Bruno on April 15, 2024

Defective motorcycle parts can lead to critical failure and severe accidents. From manufacturing flaws to wear and tear over time, these defects can compromise a motorcycle’s performance. Inadequate safety equipment also puts riders at risk. Identifying common defective motorcycle parts is crucial for ensuring rider safety and preventing accidents. Selecting a DOT-certified helmet and well-constructed jackets and gloves also helps to protect yourself.

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Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

Are Dashcams Really Worth It?

By Eugene Bruno on April 1, 2024

If you are involved in a car accident, evidence is essential in the courtroom — and in recent years, dashcams have emerged as potentially game-changing evidence. But are they worth the investment? From a legal standpoint, the answer is a resounding yes.

Dashcams continuously record the road ahead, sometimes from multiple angles, and some also have the option to record the interior of the car. These devices have become increasingly popular among drivers for various reasons, so we will discuss how dashcams can provide crucial evidence in the event of a crash.

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Driving Towards Sustainability: Eco-Conscious Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle

By Eugene Bruno on March 30, 2024

Earth Day is an opportunity to reflect on our impact on the environment. Our everyday actions, including driving habits, can contribute to sustainability. We can reduce our carbon footprint and help preserve the planet for future generations by properly maintaining our vehicles and adopting efficient driving practices. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how routine vehicle maintenance and efficient driving can promote sustainability.

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Posted in: Giving Back

San Diegans Face Increased Dangers on the Road When It Rains

By Eugene Bruno on March 30, 2024

Have you ever thought to yourself that everyone forgets how to drive when it rains? If you’re in California, you’re not alone in thinking that. Recent heavy rainfall in San Diego has highlighted not only inadequate infrastructure, but poorly prepared drivers as well. It’s easy to get used to good weather in Golden State – so much so that a little precipitation causes major chaos on the roads. Sometimes, a combination of unsafe road conditions caused by rain and unprepared and careless drivers can cause an accident.

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Posted in: Car Accident