This section contains information valuable about driving safety,
including information about defensive driving techniques, road rage,
California school zones and California Seat Belt Law.
Defensive Driving Techniques
There's no doubt about it, California traffic can be crazy! Driving
across the state, you'll experience everything from bumper-to-bumper
traffic jams to steep, curvy mountain roads. When it comes to staying
safe in all of these different conditions, driving defensively is
imperative. Using defensive driving techniques can help prevent
accidents on the road, ensuring that you get home safe and sound. Read more...
It's been a little over a decade since the term "road rage" entered
California's vocabulary, but it still seems to be a problem all over
the state's roads and highways. What is road rage, anyway? Well,
everyone knows that driving can be a stressful activity at times,
especially if your trip isn't going as smoothly as you'd like. Most
people just deal with this stress and go on about their business, but
some people snap and react with anger and aggression that's directed
towards other motorists. Read more...
California School Zones
California drivers who are in a hurry need to watch out for school
zones. Whether children are starting the school day in the early
morning or rushing to escape it in the afternoon, their presence means
that drivers must be extremely careful. When you drive near a
school, you have to avoid large numbers of children walking to and from
the school building, school buses and their parent's cars. Read more...
California Seat Belt Law
California seat belt law is described in section 27315 of the
Vehicle Code, also known as the Motor Vehicle Safety Act. This statute
describes the circumstances in which people riding in an automobile in
California are legally required to wear a seatbelt. Read more...