Long Hours and Short-Haul Trucking Accidents

Long-haul truck drivers are responsible for transporting goods long distances. When we think about truck drivers, the long-haul driver is often who we picture. However, short-haul trucking, which involves transporting goods locally, makes up a significant portion of trucking jobs...

Impaired Drivers & Car Accidents

There’s no shortage of dangerous driving on Texas roadways. Car and truck accidents are an everyday reality in Dallas-Fort Worth. For the victims of those accidents, it’s important to understand the cause or causes that led to a crash. The Substances of Impairment ...

Child Seat Safety Needs a Booster Shot

The House of Representatives is introducing a bill aimed at improving booster seat safety. The Booster Seat Safety Act is primarily geared toward improving outcomes in side-on crashes. Existing regulations give the makers of booster seats too much latitude to ignore poor p...

Self-Driving Trucks Get a Noteworthy Backer

Is it time for autonomous trucking to take over? Replacing human drivers with technology has a lot of appeal. The vast majority of fatal car and truck accidents are the result of driver error. People drive drowsy. People drive drunk. People drive while looking at thei...

Auto Safety Authority Asleep at the Wheel?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is responsible for protecting the driving public through education, research, the creation of safety standards and the enforcement of existing rules. It is a key agency at the Department of Transportation when it comes ...

The Most Dangerous Places in Dallas for Truck Accidents

3D rendering of a car accident with a van tipped over and emergency vehicles approaching. The Most Dangerous Places in Dallas for Truck Accidents The Texas Department of Transportation keeps records of all the motor vehicle accidents in our state, including the&nb...

Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident?

View of truck in an accident with car, cloudy sky Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident? In a truck accident lawsuit, determining who is responsible for the truck accident is a major legal issue.  Responsibility is referred to as “liability” in T...

What Is PIP Coverage and Do I Need It in Texas?

In the aftermath of an accident, many victims face incredibly high medical bills, lost wages and other expenses. Having the proper insurance before an accident occurs is one of the keys to covering these expenses. Personal injury protection (PIP) is one type of insuranc...

Are Roadways More Dangerous Around Thanksgiving?

For many people, Thanksgiving is more than just a one-day holiday; it’s a great time to use vacation days and take a four- or five-day break from the stress of work. Often, people use the time to visit local bars and reconnect with friends and family who are back in town. This ...

I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver Who Was Overserved. Can I Sue the Bar?

Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents remain all too common despite tougher laws and more awareness of the issue. When an intoxicated driver injures or kills someone in a car wreck, most of the time the legal responsibility falls on the drunk driver to pay for the victim’s dam...