Tufesa Bus Driver Falls Asleep Causing Deadly Accident

On Tuesday, May 31st, a bus driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed south of the border in Sonora State with several Arizona passengers on board. Investigators state that the bus driver will not face charges for this fatal accident that killed three passengers and injured 16 others. Brenda Jimenz, the spokeswoman for the state police and attorney’s office explained that the family members reached an agreement with the bus company and will not press charges against the bus driver. Since this agreement was reached, the driver will not be responsible for the crash. At the time of the...

Kardashian Brother Gets In Car Accident on 101 Freeway in Los Angeles

Rob Kardashian, the 29-year old star of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, stock entrepreneur, and luxury car collector was startled when a vehicle struck his luxurious Bentley as he was merging onto the 101 freeway in Los Angeles. At the time of the accident, Rob was traveling solo. Fortunately, he was able to leave the incident with no injuries. His Bentley, however, suffered from some damage. The Mirror Online captured video footage that showed the rear bumper of the Bentley caving in as a result of the accident. Whether or not others were injured during the crash is currently unknown....

Los Angeles Ordered to Pay Over $20 Million for Dangerous Intersection Car Accident Death

On Monday May 2nd, the city of Los Angeles was held liable for an accident that killed a scientist in San Pedro three years ago. The young son and widow of 59-year-old Thomas Guilmette who worked at Northrop Grumman was granted $23.7 million. Guilmette’s motorcycle hit a car that moved into traffic on a crowded intersection in northwest San Pedro. According to Guilmette’s family attorneys, he would have been alive if the intersection had been designed correctly with safety in mind. Attorney Don Liddy stated that the jury held the city 95% liable for his his death. Liddy explained that...

Gasoline Delivery Trucks Gaining in Popularity in Los Angeles and San Francisco

Several new startups in the United States are attempting to get rid of gas stations. Through the use of a simple app, a customer’s gas tank can be filled up while they’re working, at the gym, or laying in bed relaxing. In Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, and Nashville, gas delivery trucks from Filld, WeFuel, Booster Fuels, and Purple have made their debut. While this sounds like a convenient and exciting new service, some city officials believe that transporting hundreds of gallons of gas may pose serious safety hazards. Jonathan Baxter from the San Francisco fire department explained that if...

Shasta Lake Drought Levels from Interstate 5 California

The surface of California's largest reservoir rose by 144 feet between December 8, 2015, and May 2, 2016 as heavy rain and snowmelt overcame a severe four-year drought. The lake now holds more than three times as much water as it did in December.That doesn't mean we're off the hook, though; California is still in a long-term drought, and climate change is likely to make these kinds of droughts much more frequent. It may never be possible to recover from the groundwater overdrafts that many communities relied on during the drought.