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

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking

In 2016, the Texas Department of Transportation released a sobering statistic. The state had not gone a single day in 15 years without a fatality on one of its roads and highways. While there are a variety of factors that contribute to the statistic,...

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

Preventing Texas Truck Accidents Addresses All Commuters’ Safety

While fender benders that slow down your daily commute can be annoying, truck accidents can pose a much more serious threat to everyone on the road. This past May, an 18-wheeler traveling on Interstate 20 collided with an overhead sign, causing the ...

Summer Is Not a Vacation From Truck Accident Risks

Although winter driving is treacherous in many parts of the country, summer heat can be just as dangerous. More extreme weather is happening everywhere and during every season, and it seems no state is immune from extreme cold or heat. With summer ap...

Fewer Truck Drivers Can Mean More Accidents on Roadways

There is a trucking dilemma in the United States that impacts not just consumers and the trucking industry, but also translates into road safety problems. Maybe you aren't even aware of the decade-long shortage of truck drivers. This shortage and the...

Winning an Injury Case Happens Through a Good Lawyer—And Doctor

As lawyers, we care deeply about your legal rights. We want to make sure you are treated fairly and receive just compensation for your injuries. Your doctor also plays a very important role in your legal case and how effectively we can serve your bes...

Truck Accident Injury Claims Usually Involve Multiple Defendants

Personal injury cases stemming from heavy truck crashes (18-wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor trailers, or other commercial trucks) involve issues that aren’t present in a typical car accident case. Governing the trucking industry is many state and fe...

Underride Truck Crashes Could Become Survivable

A bill currently in the U.S. Congress, the Stop Underride Act of 2017, would require interstate trucks to have guards on the front of trucks and sides of trailers to prevent smaller vehicles from going under trucks during accidents an "underride". If...

Truck Crashes Are Sometimes the Result of Bad Roads-Even in Texas!

Texas sometimes has a reputation for having good roads. After all, we don't get much snow or ice. Everyone knows that we love to drive and often take long trips—it's a very big state. Unfortunately, Texas is not immune from bad road conditions that...

Elevated Truck Beds Increase Risk of Catastrophic Injuries

We've all seen it: a gravel or dump truck barreling away from a sand pit or work site with its empty bed raised. Most people think nothing of it, except that perhaps the driver was anxious to get back to the next delivery. However, a Houston trucking...

Study set to examine truck driver fatigue due to commuting

Because large trucks are so prominent on the road and play a large role in the economy, they will always be part of the landscape. It is wise to give them significant room to operate not just because of their size, but also due to the possibility tha...