The Role of Seat Belts in Car Accidents

The Role of Seat Belts in Car Accidents The pandemic has been a challenge for people all across the country. One unfortunate reaction to this challenge has been an uptick in dangerous driving behaviors. These behaviors include impaired driving, speeding, and the failure ...

Ride-Sharing Services Offer Pluses & Minuses

Ride-Sharing Services Offer Pluses & Minuses Texas was one of five states to receive a grant from the Governors Highway Safety Association to encourage ride-sharing services this holiday season. The grant is meant to help drivers make the decision to call an Uber rather t...

Are Fatal Semi Accidents on the Rise?

Few accidents have as much potential for catastrophe as large truck crashes. Semi truck accidents can lead to serious injuries and death even at slower speeds. For that reason, any increase in truck crashes needs to be taken seriously. Heading in the Wrong Direction The Fe...

Impaired Drivers & Car Accidents

There’s no shortage of dangerous driving on Texas roadways. Car and truck accidents are an everyday reality in Dallas-Fort Worth. For the victims of those accidents, it’s important to understand the cause or causes that led to a crash. The Substances of Impairment Drun...

Child Seat Safety Needs a Booster Shot

The House of Representatives is introducing a bill aimed at improving booster seat safety. The Booster Seat Safety Act is primarily geared toward improving outcomes in side-on crashes. Existing regulations give the makers of booster seats too much latitude to ignore poor pe...

Auto Safety Authority Asleep at the Wheel?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is responsible for protecting the driving public through education, research, the creation of safety standards and the enforcement of existing rules. It is a key agency at the Department of Transportation when it comes t...

New Campaign Aims to Protect Pedestrians From Cars

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month. It’s also known to be traditionally one of the worst months of the year when it comes to fatal accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists. As part of the effort to combat deadly car/pedestrian incidents, the Texas Department ...

Are Truck Accident Lawsuits Gaining Steam?

The trucking industry has no shortage of problems these days. A long-standing shortage of qualified drivers is only getting worse. A changing economy has made it harder than ever to recruit people willing to be away from their families for days at a time. Perhaps most serious...

Do Drivers Benefit From New Safety Tech?

Cars and trucks are updated with new technology every year. New features run the gamut from gimmick to genuine advancement. Car manufacturers want you to believe that their products are better than ever, but how much do drivers actually gain? Younger Drivers Could Use the Hel...

Reporting Rules After a Car Accident

Reporting Rules After a Car Accident Informing the local police department or sheriff’s office of your car accident is a legal requirement in Texas. That applies to any crash where someone was injured or killed, or if a vehicle was damaged too much to be driven away safely....