Category: Car Accidents

How to Avoid Accidents With 18-Wheelers in Texas

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In 2019 alone, the Texas Department of Transportation reported there were a total of 39,193 commercial truck and bus accidents. Many drivers know to give 18-wheelers a wide berth since large trucks are capable of disastrous damage. Accidents involving 18-wheelers though are still common though. Drivers still use risky maneuvers to get around the large […]

If you Rear End Someone in Texas, is it Always Your Fault?

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Rear-end collisions happen in a moment. All it takes is a moment of lapsed judgment, inattention, or a risky maneuver from another vehicle to result in an accident. In the United States, there are approximately 1.7 million rear-end collisions per year. If you were in a rear-end collision where your vehicle was the one in […]

Defensive Driving Tips

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Driving is a regular part of many people’s day across the United States. From going to work, getting the kids to school, and visiting loved ones, much of our lives is spent on the go. While driving is a commonplace activity, it is also one of the most dangerous activities that people undertake every day. […]

Marijuana and Driving: Has Legalization Caused a Rise in Car Accidents?

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Marijuana has been a hot topic in lawmaking. Over the past few years, many states have completely legalized marijuana and ended arrests for possessing the drug for recreational purposes. Texas remains one of the few states where the legalization of marijuana is extremely limited. While cannabis oil for medicinal purposes is allowed, having marijuana on […]

Who Is Liable for an Accident Concerning an Emergency Vehicle?

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It is common knowledge that when the sirens and flashing lights of an emergency vehicle are on, any other drivers on the road need to get out of the way. Emergency vehicles carry necessary personnel, whether it’s police, firefighters, or medical personnel, to the situations and individuals who need their help. While accidents with these […]

How to Improve Your Driving Record

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The State of Texas uses a point system on all its driving licenses to keep track of an individual’s driving record. Different traffic violations ranging from driving without a seatbelt to drunk driving will result in a different number of points added to the record. The higher the number of points an individual has on […]

Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?

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What was supposed to be an easy Sunday afternoon heading home from visiting family turned into a nightmare. On the interstate, a traffic jam caused the driver of the car in front of Driver A to immediately slam on the brakes. Driver A missed hitting the car in front of her but was rear-ended by […]

Who Is at Fault for a School Bus Accident?

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When parents send their children to school, they often worry about their grades and behavior and what extracurricular activities they will choose. Parents also worry about whether their child will get to school and home safely when riding the bus. School bus accidents involve our society’s most vulnerable victims, our children. They often lead to […]

What Are the Most Common Types of Car Collisions?

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Car accidents are, unfortunately, a common occurrence across the DFW metroplex. From the interstate to neighborhoods and main roads, an accident can happen just about anywhere. Understanding which types of collisions are the most common and what often causes them can help you make better decisions and reduce the risk of an accident. At the […]

Fatigue – A Common Cause of Transportation Accidents

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There are many things drivers take into account before they drive. The state of their car, the state of the roads, traffic, and weather conditions are all factors to be considered. However, many drivers do not assess their state of mind before heading to their next destination. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]