How Common Are Drunk Driving Fatalities?

How Common Are Drunk Driving Fatalities? The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently running a campaign designed to show people the seriousness of drunk driving. The campaign, “Faces of Drunk Driving,” attacks a problem that is more common than many people...

Why Is Less Driving Leading to More Deaths?

There is a normal relationship between how many miles people drive and how many car accidents there are. For example, lower gas prices have long been associated with a rise in highway fatalities, because cheap gas means more driving. One of the few bright spots associated wit...

The Most Dangerous Places in Dallas for Truck Accidents

3D rendering of a car accident with a van tipped over and emergency vehicles approaching. The Most Dangerous Places in Dallas for Truck Accidents The Texas Department of Transportation keeps records of all the motor vehicle accidents in our state, including the truck ...

Truck Drivers Under the Influence of Alcohol & Drugs

In the United States today, impaired truck drivers are a surprisingly big problem. You’d think that anyone responsible for a massive truck in dense traffic would want to be very sober, but this isn’t always the case. Truck drivers are known to face many on-the-jo...

Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident?

View of truck in an accident with car, cloudy sky Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident? In a truck accident lawsuit, determining who is responsible for the truck accident is a major legal issue.  Responsibility is referred to as “liability” in Texas courts. ...

4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Car Accident Attorney

4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Car Accident Attorney When you need a personal injury attorney's help after an accident in Texas, you of course want to find someone who is experienced and trustworthy. But how do you really find out if a lawyer is a right fit for you and your ...

Audit Finds Weaknesses in Oversight of Truck Driver Medical Exam Data

Audit Finds Weaknesses in Oversight of Truck Driver Medical Exam Data A new audit has revealed multiple flaws in how a key federal agency monitors the qualifications of medical examiners who examine commercial truck drivers and certify they are physically healthy enough to get b...

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says Nearly half of commercial vehicle drivers may be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a chronic medical condition that can cause sleepiness behind the wheel, according to a new study. The study ...

Motor Vehicle Death Rates Jump 20% During the Pandemic

Motor Vehicle Death Rates Jump 20% During the Pandemic COVID-19 has started to surge again across the US. As more states reinstate stay-at-home measures, one might think the lockdowns would lead to fewer people driving and therefore fewer deadly truck and car accidents. However,...

Why Truck Crashes Have Increased During COVID-19

Why Truck Crashes Have Increased During COVID-19 Delivery truck drivers are working under tight deadlines due to COVID-19, whether they’re under pressure to deliver products to someone’s doorstep or bulk items to stores. The evolution of commerce and on-demand delivery has p...