Truck Driver Fatigue Myths That Endanger Roadways

We all get tired. It is the nature of life in 2018. Many of us have families, jobs, volunteering, sporting events, chores and other daily routines that consistently drain our energy. No matter how busy you might get, however, you should not get behin...

Are Truckers Held to the Same Distracted Driving Standards?

Twenty years ago, the phrase "distracted driving" wasn't common. Instead, safety efforts to combat drunk driving and increase the use of safety belts were the main safe driving concerns. Today, we all have our cell phones and busy schedules, includin...

Mesothelioma: Not Just a Big Word on Law Commercials

If you are reading this, you might be going through one of the most stressful and confusing times in your life. Few people read about mesothelioma for simple fun. Those who want to know more are those whose lives are impacted by the illness and whose...

Shocking Facts About Asbestos Use in the US

While more than 50 countries around the world have banned the use of asbestos, you may be shocked to learn that the U.S. has not. In fact, as of 2018, the U.S. continues to import and use asbestos in a variety of products. Despite definitive proof th...

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking

In 2016, the Texas Department of Transportation released a sobering statistic. The state had not gone a single day in 15 years without a fatality on one of its roads and highways. While there are a variety of factors that contribute to the statistic,...

Preventing Texas Truck Accidents Addresses All Commuters' Safety | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Preventing Texas Truck Accidents Addresses All Commuters’ Safety

While fender benders that slow down your daily commute can be annoying, truck accidents can pose a much more serious threat to everyone on the road. This past May, an 18-wheeler traveling on Interstate 20 collided with an overhead sign, causing the ...

Back-Pay Settlement: What We Can Learn From the Dallas First Responders Lawsuit

After decades, almost 8,700 former and current Dallas firefighters and police officers see the end of their class-action lawsuit regarding back-pay claims. The executive committee representing the first responders have agreed on a $173.3 million sett...

When Motorcyclists Shouldn't Be Blamed for Their Crash Injuries| Ted B. Lyon & Associates

When Motorcyclists Shouldn’t Be Blamed for Their Crash Injuries

Along with Florida, California, Pennsylvania and Ohio, Texas reports some of the most motorcycle accidents in the country. In fact, in 2016, 496 motorcyclists and their passengers in Texas were killed in collisions, while another 2008 bikers and thei...

Summer Is Not a Vacation From Truck Accident Risks

Although winter driving is treacherous in many parts of the country, summer heat can be just as dangerous. More extreme weather is happening everywhere and during every season, and it seems no state is immune from extreme cold or heat. With summer ap...