Speeding Is a Big Deal
There are so many different laws here in California that it is practically impossible for a single person to remember every law within the state. However, there are some laws that everyone knows about and yet choose to ignore. There are a few select laws out there that people break all of the time, some even daily, because they don’t view it as a big deal.
A perfect example of this are speed limits. There are many drivers out there, especially here in California that view speed limits as suggestions. Some people view the limits as the slowest possible speed they will go. For the others, anyone going the speed limit is driving too slow. Still, speeding is illegal and incredibly dangerous, and should be avoided.
California Speeding Law
Here in California, speedin...
Beware of the IRS Mail Scam Going Around
Most people are just trying to live their life. They don’t want any trouble and do everything that they can to avoid it. Whenever some government official or law enforcement officer tells them to do something, they do it, often without question. Every law abiding citizen does that. Unfortunately, even that can get a person into trouble if they are not careful.
Sadly, there are people out there who don’t exactly follow the rules, and they like to cause trouble. Their favorite people to target are the ones who are afraid of causing trouble. These bad people create scams that trick good people into giving them money or risk getting into trouble with the law.
If people want to avoid something like this, then they need to be aware of all of the ...
New California Laws for 2020
The start of the new year brings a lot of changes for everyone. For many people, the new year is the perfect time to for self-improvement through New Year’s Resolutions. However, this isn’t the change that we are talking about.
Every year, lawmakers discuss and debate new laws. When they agree on a law, it is assigned a date when the law will go into effect. Typically, this date is January 1st of the following year. This is why the new year always brings new laws with it.
Due to the fact that new laws appear each year, it is very important for people to pay attention to the changes or else they could find themselves in trouble for doing something that is no longer legal.
Some New California Laws for 2020
Each year in California, law makers vote on doz...
How to Stay Safe with Ride Share Services
One of the many great services to come out of the digital age is ride sharing. Apps like Uber and Lyft have made getting a ride to or from just about anywhere incredibly convenient. All a person has to do is pull up the app on their phone and a driver will soon be on their way.
Unfortunately, as great as this new tech is, there are still some problems. As with anything good, there are people out there who want to take advantage of it. Some people are just bad at driving people around, while others are purposefully looking for ways to take advantage of people. When hiring a ride through these services, a person needs to be careful so that they don’t end up in any sort of danger.
Ride Share Safety Tips
When a person is hiring a Lyft, Uber, or a...
Don’t Get a DUI on New Year’s Eve
As this year draws to a close, pretty much everyone is planning out how they are going to celebrate. Parties will be happening all over the world and deciding which party to go to can be a daunting task. Luckily, the end results are pretty fun, provided a person doesn’t make any bad decisions.
As an adult, most parties that people go to have alcohol at them. This isn’t usually a problem, as long as everyone drinks responsibly. A person should know their limits with alcohol and they should have a safe ride home.
No one should ever drive themselves after consuming alcohol. Being drunk while driving is a great way to cause an accident. On top of that, it is a surefire way to get a ticket and even get arrested...
Are New Year’s Eve Fireworks Legal in California?
The end of the year is rapidly approaching and everyone is getting ready. One of the big, spectacular ways that people celebrate the end of the year and the arrival of the next one is with fireworks displays. With today’s technology, a person can watch displays from all over the world.
For some people, seeing fireworks displays on television is good enough. However, there are people out there who would rather set off fireworks on their own. Unfortunately doing that sort of thing here in California is usually illegal for everyday people. In addition, there are other forms of celebration that can get a person into trouble.
Fireworks and New Year’s Eve
Here in California, there are very strict laws regarding fireworks...
How to Avoid Road Rage
The holidays are such a fun time of the year. They are a chance to get together with friends and family members who have been dearly missed for the last year. With everyone wanting to visit someone, a whole lot of travel is involved with the holiday season. Unfortunately, that fact, combined with the cold and stormy weather, can cause quite a bit of travel trouble.
When the roads get packed with people, tensions can run high. Road rage becomes a very real possibility in what is supposed to be a fun and relaxing time. No one wants to deal with road rage on an average day, let alone around the holidays.
Tips for Avoiding Road Rage
In order to help everyone have a happy holiday season while driving around, here are some tips on how to best avoid road rage.
Is It Legal to Leave a Pet Alone in a Cold Car?
Every time summer rolls around, you begin to see articles all over about the dangers of leaving pets and children unattended in vehicles. In the hot weather, the temperatures inside a vehicle can quickly become unbearable and even deadly. Some people still fail to recognize this fact.
On the other side of the coin, is the act of leaving pets alone in cars in cold weather. Being exposed to cold temperatures can be just as dangerous and deadly as being exposed to hot temperatures. This is why experts warn against leaving animals unattended in cars in cold weather too.
Cold Weather Is Dangerous Too
Penal Code 597.7
Here in California, Penal Code (PC) 597.7 makes it a crime for a person to leave an animal unattended in a vehicle if doing so thr...
How Long Do You Have to Post Bail?
When it comes to bailing someone out of jail, there is a lot of mystery. At least, that is what most people assume. Most people don’t have to deal with bail on a day to day basis, so they don’t have a great understanding of how it works. One concern that people often has is how much time they have to post bail.
While everyone wants to get their loved one out of jail as quickly as possible, bail is very expensive. Combine that with how suddenly the need for bail can arise, and most people can’t afford to post bail right away. They need time to save up some money and want to know how much time they have to do that.
Luckily, this is a simple question to answer. You have up until the end of a person’s trial to post bail...
Do You Need Collateral for a Bail Bond?
Bailing someone out of jail can be a costly endeavor, which is why most people look for help from bail bond companies. With help from a company like San Francisco Bail Bonds in Daly City, the cost of bailing someone out of jail can go down by 90%. While the discount is greatly appreciated, some clients run into trouble thanks to collateral.
Usually when dealing with large loans, which is similar to what a bail bond is, many companies require their clients to pledge some collateral. Collateral, if you don’t know, is an item of value equal to or greater than the amount of money that is being loaned out. If the client fails to pay off their loan, then they lose whatever was pledged.
Here at San Francisco Bail Bonds in Daly City, most of our clients...