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Legalized Marijuana and Car Accident Rates for California

A joyous day for many was the legalization of marijuana in California earlier this year (2017). However, as other states have noticed an increase in fatal car accidents after legalization, it’s become a forefront thought on whether this same trend will align with California. Approving Prop 64 made California the most populated state to do so. 21+ year olds are allowed to purchase and use marijuana for recreational purposes under this proposition. Another common question that rose from the passing of this law, was how it would affect the rules of the road. As of right now, drivers are being held...

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Bikers Insurance

California is encouraging people to pedal more than drive. Efforts are being undertaken to make the streets safer, we have a long way to go. CNN reported that per National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, bike-related accidents increased by 28% between 1998 and 2013. Hospitalizations from bike injuries increased 120%, from 5.1 to 11.2 per 100,000 adults. Drivers’ failure to yield is the most common cause accidents. Tofer & Associates advises that even when you are going for a short ride: Wear proper gear Take designated bike routes Observe all traffic rules, all the time Get an insurance In California, bike insurance fall under the same category as...

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