Increase fatal accident statistics on the road show

Car accidents are a concern for everyone on the road in Texas and throughout the U.S. Statistics are useful in knowing what and who to watch for when driving, riding a bicycle, jogging, or as a pedestrian. The number of crashes is relevant, but the p...

Suspended Trucking Regulations: What This Means for Your Safety on the Road

If there is an emergency that requires transportation of vital goods and services to a disaster area in the United States, the President, a state governor or the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) can declare an suspension of certain...

“Infotainment” increases chances of being a distracted driver

Texans are aware of distracted drivers and the damage they can cause. Recently, new laws and enforcement have been part of the process of trying to reduce texting and driving and taking part in other distracting behaviors, mostly with smartphones. Ho...

Legal assistance after traumatic brain injury is essential

When a Texan suffers a head injury, there is always a chance there will be brain damage. Unlike broken bones, cuts and other obvious injuries, the brain is so fragile and integral to normal daily functioning that any brain damage at all can change a ...

Preventing Texas Truck Accidents Addresses All Commuters' Safety | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Jackknife Accidents Can Be Fatal for
Truck Drivers and Nearby Vehicles

In late September, authorities found the body of Jeffrey Cade Harkins in the truck of his overturned cab after a concerned motorist noticed tracks going off the road over the embankment. Harkins was only 46 years old and hailed from Dawson, Texas. ...