Do Drivers Benefit From New Safety Tech?

Cars and trucks are updated with new technology every year. New features run the gamut from gimmick to genuine advancement. Car manufacturers want you to believe that their products are better than ever, but how much do drivers actually gain? Younger Drivers Could Use the Hel...

Reporting Rules After a Car Accident

Reporting Rules After a Car Accident Informing the local police department or sheriff’s office of your car accident is a legal requirement in Texas. That applies to any crash where someone was injured or killed, or if a vehicle was damaged too much to be driven away safely....

How Common Are Drunk Driving Fatalities?

How Common Are Drunk Driving Fatalities? The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently running a campaign designed to show people the seriousness of drunk driving. The campaign, “Faces of Drunk Driving,” attacks a problem that is more common than many people...

Why Is Less Driving Leading to More Deaths?

There is a normal relationship between how many miles people drive and how many car accidents there are. For example, lower gas prices have long been associated with a rise in highway fatalities, because cheap gas means more driving. One of the few bright spots associated wit...

Where Do Car Accidents Happen the Most?

Around 6 million car accidents happen in the United States each year. During these accidents, approximately 3 million people experience injuries resulting from the crash. To avoid an accident, it’s critical to remain vigilant while you’re driving, especially in places where...

The Deadliest Roads in Texas

Texas is the second biggest state in the US and has more highway miles than any other state. It is not the most dangerous—that dubious prize goes to California and Florida. Yet, a study last year reported in the Texas Monthly showed that 10 percent of fatal car accidents in the...

Car accident in which car ran into home injures pregnant woman

A car accident can happen at anywhere at any time. People who head out on the road as drivers, bicyclists, motorcyclists or pedestrians might not think about the prospect of being in a crash with injuries and fatalities, but the possibility is always there. The one place where Da...

Alleged drunk driver rear-ends vehicle killing pregnant woman

When there is a car accident in Texas, there is always the chance that it will result in severe injuries and even death. Some of these accidents happen due to situational factors that cannot be controlled such as the weather or an unforeseen circumstance. Others, however, occur b...

Hit and run car crash kills Mesquite pedestrian

Drivers in Mesquite must be vigilant about everything they encounter on the road. That can include other cars, motorcyclists, bicyclists, joggers and pedestrians. With the number of hazards that can arise, it is not unusual for car accidents to occur. When there is a car crash, d...

Survey: calls from work can lead to being a distracted driver

Texans who are in a car crash should be cognizant of the variety of reasons that could have been the cause. Because a car accident can lead to significant medical expenses, lost time at work, major issues for the injured person and his or her family, it is vital to understand the...