Underride Protection and Truck Accidents

Trucks pose many threats to the passenger vehicles sharing the roads with them. When you think about the dangers posed by trucks, size, lack of visibility, and challenging conditions for truck drivers may all come to mind. It's important not to overlook the shape of semi trucks ...

How American Drivers Feel About Drunk Driving

How American Drivers Feel About Drunk Driving Drunk driving is just one of several unsafe behaviors that have increased over the past two years. The pandemic has increased almost every form of dangerous driving. Speeding, distracted driving, and aggressive driving accide...

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 ...

Are Truck Accident Lawsuits Gaining Steam?

The trucking industry has no shortage of problems these days. A long-standing shortage of qualified drivers is only getting worse. A changing economy has made it harder than ever to recruit people willing to be away from their families for days at a time. Perhaps most se...

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 th...

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 p...

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...

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says Nearly half of commercial vehicle drivers may be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a chronic medical condition that can cause sleepiness behind the wheel, according to a new study. The study ...