Construction is one of the greatest drivers of California's economy, as well as one of the results of its great success in attracting residents and workers. Increasing numbers of buildings under construction, as well as the heights and engineering challenges of new designs, demand attention to prevent injuries or fatalities on construction sites.
Construction in California drives one of the world's greatest economies and provides jobs to thousands of workers. Construction sites can be hazardous, regardless of precautions, and mistakes or poor conditions can cause the most serious of consequences.
If you want to save on gasoline, feel the wind on your face and breeze easily through California traffic, a motorcycle is often the right choice. The mode of travel has dangers, however, from bikes' slim profile to inattentive drivers that can act like they are the only ones on the road. Our California Legislature has upheld a motorcyclist's right to pass between cars in adjacent lanes, yet motorists do not take the care to make sure the motorcyclist is safe as he/she passes legally.
Drivers can make mistakes. High speed over rough ground may be too appealing. A seat belt can seem too much trouble. These are a few of the many workplace situations that can lead to injury, damage or death with motorized machinery.
Increased truck traffic on California roads has become a major part of drivers' experiences. Congestion and minor accidents often lead only to delays, but areas with continuing problems can often have more serious consequences.
Whether you ride your bicycle occasionally or every day, you might not know about the extent of the traffic regulations you must follow. Biking in the Bay Area can be a challenge. Not only do you have to worry about pedestrians and other cyclists, but you also have to navigate through a lot of traffic.