Although large trucks are seemingly just as common on the roads in and near Los Angeles as passenger vehicles, the vast difference in the potential for damage when a truck is involved in an accident couldn't be clearer. Most truck drivers do a good job of paying attention to their jobs and driving carefully, but, unfortunately, there are those who do not take their jobs as seriously as others. As a result, some trucks on the road present a significant danger to other drivers.
A motorcyclist who was well known in his community died following a crash in North Hollywood. The crash involved the motorcyclist's striking a vehicle that had turned left in front of the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was unable to stop in time to avoid the collision.
A previous post on this blog talked about how California experienced a rash of fatal motor vehicle accidents over the recent Memorial Day holiday.
Most people across America, including in California, probably spent the recent Memorial Day holiday weekend with family and friends, maybe at parties and cookouts, celebrating a long weekend off of work and being grateful for the sacrifices of others.