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...

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...

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

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...