Category: Abilene

Service Dog Laws in Texas

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Service dogs allow their owners to explore the world around them without fear. These furry companions serve their owners by providing sight, hearing, and mobility assistance. They even alert owners to changes in their health and are essential to their well-being. Unfortunately, people abuse the laws protecting service dogs, sometimes passing them off as pets. […]

Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 840 bicyclists were killed in traffic accidents in the United States in 2016. Bicycle accident related deaths account for 2.2% of all motor vehicle traffic fatalities, and the number continues to increase. The reckless or negligent behavior of drivers is usually the cause of cyclist deaths and injuries. […]

What are the Different Types of Paralysis?

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Approximately 5.4 million people in the U.S. are paralyed; around 27 percent are paralyzed due to a spinal cord injury caused by trauma, disease, or developmental issues such as spina bifida. In some cases, paralysis is temporary. In others, it is permanent and/or progressive, meaning that it will get worse with time. Paralysis can also get […]

Ford Recalls 2014 Mustang Airbags

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Ford recently announced that it will expand a previous recall to include an additional 953,000 vehicles, including the 2010 to 2014 Mustang, the 2010 Edge, and the 2010 and 2011 Ranger among others. This recall is one of many linked to faulty driver airbags constructed by Takata. It is believed that Takata used chemical ammonium nitrate in […]

What Causes Most Rear-End Collisions?

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Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident, and they can occur at any time. These accidents are more serious than most people suspect; while injuries may not be immediately evident, many drivers and passengers ultimately develop chronic conditions that leave them in pain for months or even years. Sometimes, weather conditions conspire […]

How to Handle Common Driving Emergencies

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Even the most careful drivers can find themselves in emergency situations. A sudden tire blowout, a stuck accelerator, or even a patch of black ice can turn a peaceful commute into a complete disaster. By being aware of a few of the most common driving emergencies and how to handle them, you’ll have a better […]