Distracted Driving Is an Ongoing Hazard

Research around smartphone addiction paints a bleak picture. It is well-established that modern phone usage is problematic. Cell phone use is tied to problems like depression and anxiety. It's also tied to distracted driving. As distracted driving causes a significant percentage...

Controversial Recommendation to Reduce Car Accidents

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is taking aim at the rising number of accidents tied to substance abuse and aggressive driving. The NTSB is, controversially, suggesting changes to new car technology. If these recommendations are enacted into law, the relationship...

5 Tips to Stay Safe on the Road This Holiday Season

AAA expects more than 120 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more as they hit the road this holiday season. Roads and highways in Dallas and around Texas will be busy, and there could be more accidents than there were the past couple of years when people weren’t drivin...

Who Is at Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Throughout automotive history, human beings have been behind the wheel and in control of their vehicles. When a crash happened, the cause could usually be traced back to a person, and that person could be held legally responsible for injuries suffered by others. But now, the ...

Can Gender Balance Improve Trucking Safety?

Truck drivers are far from representative of the population as a whole. Male drivers heavily outnumber female drivers. Trucking companies are having trouble recruiting new drivers, so the average age of a truck driver has also risen.  The Biden-Harris Administration has ...

Car Safety Tech Failing Pedestrians

Cars and trucks pose a serious hazard to pedestrian traffic. Recent efforts to help drivers and pedestrians avoid deadly interactions have fallen short. Pedestrian deaths are on the rise. Those waiting for a technological solution may have to wait a while longer. Automatic Em...

Traffic Deaths Surge Again in 2022

Early numbers are in for 2022, and the news is not good. The first quarter of the year showed the highest number of motor vehicle accident deaths of any quarter in 20 years. This continues a worrying trend—American roads are getting more dangerous. The Pandemic or Something ...

Underride Protection and Truck Accidents

Trucks pose many threats to the passenger vehicles sharing the roads with them. When you think about the dangers posed by trucks, size, lack of visibility, and challenging conditions for truck drivers may all come to mind. It's important not to overlook the shape of semi trucks ...

Long Hours and Short-Haul Trucking Accidents

Long-haul truck drivers are responsible for transporting goods long distances. When we think about truck drivers, the long-haul driver is often who we picture. However, short-haul trucking, which involves transporting goods locally, makes up a significant portion of trucking jobs...