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How San Diego Is Making it Safer For Cyclists

The City Council of San Diego voted on plans to make the city safer for cyclists. The City Council’s Environment Committee voted this past Thursday on a new implementation plan. This plan will amend the current Bike Master Plan, which was adopted in 2013. The 2013 Bike Master Plan is a strategic implementation plan that promotes bicycle safety, policy, and infrastructure. The new implementation, proposed to city council by the Bicycle Advisory Committee, will cost upwards of $300 million. The new master plan addresses more bicycle related needs such as bicycle roadways, education and other programs that help to improve the San Diego bicycle community overall. What The Plan Says The following objectives are some of the ways in which the Bicycle Advisory Committee proposed to improve the San Diego bicycle community: Increasing the mode of transit to bicycle in high transit-priority areas, such as downtown to 18 percent by…
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How Do I Prove The Other Driver is at Fault?

When you’re involved with a car accident, it can be a traumatic experience. The car accident could cause damage to you and your automobile. When insurance companies get involved, they want to have evidence that one party was negligent in the accident. In a automobile accident that involves a lawsuit, it’s essential that you have collected the proper evidence to use in the case. Documenting all aspect of the car accident is a vital part of receiving compensation for your damages from another motorist who was at fault for the accident. Tips For Proving Fault in Court Here are some key tips for helping prove the other driver was at fault during a car accident. Police Reports. It’s important that you wait for the police to arrive after a car accident. The police official will determine what the cause of the accident. The police also will include in the report…
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Tesla Autopilot Crashes Continue to Pile Up

Autopilot is a semi-autonomous feature that comes with Tesla’s new vehicles. This feature can help motorists change lanes, maintain a following distance, apply the brakes and perform other maneuvers. However, Autopilot has been involved in several recent crashes, several of which occurred in California. In late March, an Apple engineer was killed when his Tesla Model X crashed into a highway median on Highway 101. Tesla announced that Autopilot was engaged before the crash. According to the deceased man’s family, he complained that Autopilot kept trying to steer him into the median in the weeks before the crash. Other Tesla owners showed their vehicles swerving near the same spot where the crash occurred. Another recent Tesla accident occurred in Culver City, California earlier this year. In this case, a Tesla Model S on Autopilot crashed into the back of a fire truck. Last month in Utah, another Tesla Model S…
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