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Texas

While Texas is certainly a beautiful place to both live and drive, it also has some of the deadliest highways in America. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the fatality rate for Texas in 2012 was 1.41 deaths per one hundred million vehicle miles traveled. In more understandable terms,…

Groendyke Transport, an Oklahoma-based trucking company, found a creative way to improve safety for its truckers and everyone around them on the road. The safety solution came about when the company noticed a serious issue with its trucks getting rear-ended. Whether the truckers had to make sudden stops or other…

Arlington Car Accident Lawyers

Crashes Involving Unlicensed Drivers: 2 Scenarios Explained Every car accident involving injuries can get complicated quickly. However, crashes involving unlicensed drivers can be even more complex. What is important to understand is that if you were the victim of someone else’s negligence, whether that person was driving without a license or you…

Truck Blind Spot Accidents | Tate Law Offices, P.C.

Based on preliminary traffic data, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration estimates that fatal crashes involving at least one large truck increased by 1 percent in 2019. Meanwhile, the administration estimates that overall traffic fatalities declined during the same period. The NHTSA released the data on May 5 as part of its…

Texting While Driving in Texas

Over the past two decades, emergency room visits due to smartphone-related injuries have risen dramatically, according to a study cited by CNN. The vast majority of victims were individuals in their teens and 20s. Distracted driving, walking, and texting accidents were the primary causes of these injury accidents. The Dallas injury…

The Midland, Texas region is known for its rich oil deposits. These have brought economic prosperity to the region, but have also caused strain. Expecting the oil boom to be followed by a crash, the region has not upgraded its infrastructure, and is becoming overwhelmed. So far, the growth shows…

fort worth car wreck attorney

Car accidents can happen at any time, and almost always when you least expect it. The impact of a collision could lead to relatively minor harm to vehicle occupants like whiplash and bumps or bruises, or could result in severe and potentially fatal injuries. Data from the National Highway Traffic…