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Category Archives: Auto Accident

Safe Driving Tips for the Holidays

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The holidays provide a great opportunity to spend quality time celebrating with family and friends. If you’re attending Christmas gatherings and New Year’s Eve parties over the next two weeks, remember to act responsibly and avoid driving drunk. Drunk driving car accidents tend to spike during the holiday season, and the consequences are often… Read More »

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Human Factors Investigations of Distracted Driving Car Accidents

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In recent years, distracted driving has become one of the most common causes of car accidents. Distraction.gov estimates that approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or other electronic devices at any given moment. This irresponsible use of technology puts others on the road in serious danger at all times. According to the NHTSA:… Read More »

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5 Tips to Keep Teen Drivers Safe

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This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is doubling down on their efforts to improve the safe driving practices of teenage drivers as part of this occasion. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19, making… Read More »

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Experts Predict Surge in Labor Day Traffic Fatalities this Year

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Estimates from the National Safety Council (NSC) indicate that we may experience the largest number of Labor Day auto accident fatalities in 8 years. The NSC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to researching ways to lower traffic fatalities, has also found that motor vehicle accident fatalities between January and June 2016 are up 9% from… Read More »

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New Cars Still being Manufactured with Defective Takata Airbags

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More than 28 million vehicles have been recalled across the United States due to the presence of defective Takata airbags. In spite of this massive recall and the dangers associated with this defective product, some auto manufacturers are still using these airbags in the new vehicles they produce. To date, 10 car accident fatalities… Read More »

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Do dram shop laws reduce alcohol-related accidents?

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Alcohol-induced accidents are some of the most heart-rending accidents — and that is because many of them could have been prevented. Not only do they result in injuries and fatalities for victims in the accident, the drunk driver often ruins his or her own life as well. While a drunk driver is rarely forced… Read More »

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Would Texas consumers trade high gas prices for lives?

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Texas residents have been enjoying the benefits of lower gas prices this past year, and most of us would love it if they continue to drop.However, what if the lower gas prices were causing more accidents and fatalities on the road? Would we still want to see them continue to drop even if it… Read More »

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What is considered a faulty roadway design?

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Auto accidents in Texas may be the result of careless driving, drunk driving, mechanical failures or even defective or faulty roadway design. When someone is injured or killed in an accident, it is important to pin down who is at fault. Someone is going to have to be responsible for the medical bills, expenses… Read More »

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Texas deputy loses life: Drug-related misconduct

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A Harris County deputy died on Wednesday, Oct. 29, after suffering severe injuries from a car accident, which was alleged to be drug-related. The deputy’s vehicle was hit head-on when a woman driving an SUV crossed over into the oncoming traffic lane. Her SUV crashed into the deputy’s car, knocking it into a drainage… Read More »

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Shoplifter charged with Texas mom’s death during getaway

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A person who has not witnessed a loved one’s violent death can only imagine the immediate and long-term emotional impact of such a horrific event. Dallas civil courts approve damages for injured car accident victims and family members traumatized by a wrongful death. A Baytown teen was a passenger in a car that was… Read More »

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