Railroad employee dies after being hit by train in Texas

Railroad employees might not think about the dangers they face on the job, but those dangers are a constantly looming. Even the most conscientious workers in the safest workplace can fall victim to an accident. Given the vehicles that are on the site...

Want to Avoid a Truck Crash? Don’t Drive on Thursdays (and Other Tips).

To get into an accident with a semi-truck or tractor-trailer is to face potentially life-altering or life-ending consequences. And while truck drivers receive exhaustive safety training, it is always best if you take your safety into your own hands. ...

Study places Texas at top of texting and driving near schools

Parents expect the areas near their child's school to be safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. A recent study has shown that children are at high risk of encountering a distracted driver. This information can be important, if there is a c...

Construction worker dies in fatal workplace accident

Construction and the building trades are major sources of employment in Texas. Workers who are employed in these jobs take great pride in their work and understand the dangers they face when doing it. There is heavy equipment, a great deal of movemen...

New Texas law seeks to reduce car accidents due to distractions

For a long time, Texas lawmakers and law enforcement were ambivalent about how to handle a distracted driver, texting and driving and other behaviors related to this. With the number of accidents that occur because of a driver not paying attention to...

Researchers analyze distracted driver behaviors and risk

Distracted driving is a prevalent problem in Texas and throughout the nation, so much so that more and more state and local governments are legislating against it. Although penalties are being assessed and people are discouraged from being a distract...

Driver Shortage Means Increased Risk of Truck Crashes

Driver Shortage and Truck Accidents The United States is currently facing a severe shortage of truck drivers. While this fact is alarming, it isn't surprising. Driving a semi-truck is hard: There are the long days and weeks—sometimes even mon...