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Odessa Truck Routes | Truck Accident Lawyers Texas

Vehicle blind spots are safety hazards that can lead to serious accidents. It is vital to be aware of these areas on your own vehicle as well as other motorists’ blind spots. This is especially true when it comes to large commercial vehicles that may have large “no-zones” in which…

Oil Rigs and Texas Truck Accidents - Tate Law Offices, P.C.

Commercial trucking plays a crucial role in U.S. commerce, and the transportation of oil contributes significantly to the Texas economy. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sets regulations for trucking companies to ensure that drivers and their employers adhere to safe practices. Unfortunately, oil companies are exempt from some…

Truck Accidents | Dallas, TX

In January 2019, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) said the United States would be short 175,000 truck drivers by 2026. The lingering effect of a truck driver shortage is not only an increase in grocery prices, but also an increased risk of truck accidents. Seaport Global Securities LLC analyst Kevin…

Truck Accidents | Dallas, TX

Trucking companies and the drivers they employ must obey numerous federal regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA). In addition to requiring that truck drivers have specific certifications and licenses, their vehicles must also undergo routine maintenance and safety checks. Compared to personal vehicles, trucks usually spend…

Safe Driving

The new year means that many people will be thinking of resolutions to make for 2019. Safer driving habits are a very good kind of resolution to adopt. You may be aware of specific driving habits that you’d like to change, like texting while driving or checking social media, speeding,…

Truck Accident Lawyer

A recent report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety noted that adding advanced safety technology to 18-wheelers and other large commercial trucks could prevent up to 63,000 accidents a year. There are nearly 500,000 accidents involving large trucks every year in the United States, with the rates rising every…

New Car Safety Features

Car accidents are, unfortunately, extremely common. In the event of a collision, drivers and passengers alike are often at risk of severe or fatal injuries. To do their part to reduce the number of collisions, many auto manufacturers have incorporated impressive new safety features into their 2019 models. Of course,…

Intersection Accidents in Dallas

The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex covers a large geographic area in which numerous cities are interconnected through a regional expressway and freeway system. Many people use personal vehicles, public transportation, and ridesharing services to get to and from destinations in the DFW area. Car accidents are tragically common. Crashes in the…

Motor Vehicle Accident in Texas

Whether you are staying nearby or planning on driving to another state, it is common for families all over Texas to hit the road to visit friends and family during the holiday season. All travelers should take specific steps not only to protect their belongings while they are away but…