In an effort to reduce the occurrence of fatigue among truckers, federal agencies put in place Hours of Service regulations. These regulations limit the number of hours a trucker can drive before taking mandated breaks.
You may think head trauma is the most frequent result of a car crash, but a back injury is just as common, especially in the case of a rear-end collision. Seat belts and airbags are designed to absorb the impact of a collision, but they mainly protect the head and chest. Therefore, the brunt of an impact can shift to your spine.
Whether you are a native or newcomer, you know California has its fair share of bridges. You probably do not think much about the bridge beneath your car's tires, but you should. After all, accidents on bridges are often more serious than those on conventional roadways.