Are Fatal Semi Accidents on the Rise?

Few accidents have as much potential for catastrophe as large truck crashes. Semi truck accidents can lead to serious injuries and death even at slower speeds. For that reason, any increase in truck crashes needs to be taken seriously. Heading in the Wrong Direction The Fe...

Should Cell Makers Prevent Teens From Texting And Driving?

A lawsuit against Apple currently before a Texas court raises an important question about texting and driving: Do smartphone manufacturers have a duty to prevent you from texting while behind the wheel? The lawsuit stems from a 2013 accident where a young woman who was checking h...

How often do motor vehicle accidents happen in Texas?

Driving is a part of our everyday lives. We get in the car to go to work, take the kids to school and go grocery shopping. Whether staying in the neighborhood or taking a road trip across the state of Texas, for most people, driving a car is just a routine part of their days. How...

TX-DOT hopes to put an end to distracted driving

Distracted driving is not a new phenomenon. For decades, drivers have been eating, fiddling with the radio, or trying to tame unruly children in the backseat while behind the wheel. Today, however, distracted driving is much more prevalent. Of course, this is because there are...

Texas school spreads education about texting car accident dangers

Texting and driving are obviously a dangerous combination when done together. Many things can happen in the blink of an eye if a driver gets distracted while trying to send a text. Not only can an accident occur, but if any injuries come from that accident, lawsuits can be filed...