State Driving Laws Across The Nation

State Driving Laws Across The Nation

The details of your state’s driving laws might not be a major influence on the events of your daily life, but if you or your teenager is getting a license, you want to make calls or text while behind the wheel, or your elderly parents are losing their motor skills, knowledge of the relevant regulations becomes essential. Looking at driver laws nationwide, the trend is moving toward stricter graduated license laws for teen drivers, and heightened regulations against distracted driving. Scroll over this interactive map to see the details of your state’s driving laws and how they compare to others.

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Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

In this document, we’ll address some of the more common things you can expect when filing a lawsuit. While we can’t tell you everything that might happen in any particular case, the steps below provide an overview of what you may generally expect. Keep in mind that each lawsuit takes a different path, and those paths are not always predictable.

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The Top Examples of Distracted Driving

The Most Common Examples & Causes of Distracted Driving According to a 2015 report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “In 2015 alone, 3,477 people were killed,…

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GJEL Legal Dictionary

Below you will find the GJEL Personal Injury Legal Dictionary sorted in alphabetical order. These are common terms you might here used in a personal injury case. 3rd…

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Social media tips for personal injury plaintiffs

Everything that’s posted on social media is considered public, and even the most well meaning remarks about a personal injury claim could potentially be used against a plaintiff by the defense. For this reason, we’ve assembled the following social media guidelines for personal injury plaintiffs currently involved in litigation.

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Introduction to Careers in Law (2017) Building on the success of previous summer programs, GJEL Accident Attorneys will once again be hosting a five-day introduction to law developed…

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California Motorcycle Summer Safety Information & Resources

Summer is the best season for motorcycle riders. The unusually consistent sunny weather enables longer rides with better conditions throughout California. Of course, more motorcycles on the road increases the likelihood of a motorcycle accident, but there are a few simple steps that riders can take to improve motorcycle safety by avoiding unnecessary risks. These actions involve wearing all appropriate safety equipment, attending summer motorcycle events that stress safe rides, and encouraging teens to stay safe on their motorcycles. We’ve developed this motorcycle safety resource to address each of these issues for the summer and fall months.

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California Teen Driver Summer Safety Statistics & Resources

Teen drivers throughout the country are faced with countless dangers on city streets and highways. Teens are the demographic most likely to cause car a accident, technology poses the temptation for distracted driving, and scientific studies have even shown that the teen brain may not have developed the motor skills and emotional maturity to drive safely. As California teens hit the road more during the summer holiday, they should take precautions to stay safe and aware at all times. And since California teens receive their restricted license at 16 and their unrestricted license at 18, they can take the summer to boost their knowledge of state driver laws and practice safe driving techniques.

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California Motorcycle Events Calendar – Summer

Motorcycle safety and ride enjoyment are often challenged by bad weather. Though all drivers are impacted by slick roads during rainy and snowy months, motorcyclists have it even worse, since they are not shielded by a metal and glass frame. So the summer months are especially important for motorcyclists, both in terms of motorcycle safety and the ability to take long rides uninterrupted by unsavory weather. And thanks to California’s beautiful coastline and forests, California motorcyclists are extra privileged. We’ve compiled a calendar of some of the month’s major California motorcycle events in June, July and August.

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