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Lane Splitting in Texas

Lane splitting refers to the practice of riding a motorcycle on the dashed lines between lanes of traffic, usually traffic moving in the same direction that is slow or stopped. A study by the University of California Berkeley found that motorcyclists who split lanes in heavy traffic were significantly less likely to…

Texas Motorcycle Safety Checklist

This motorcycle safety checklist was created by Tate Law Offices, P.C., to remind you about critical safety measures and safety issues that you should look for before your next ride. Be sure to check all of the following before you go out to avoid any potential motorcycle accidents: Be aware of local…

motorcycle accident lawyers in dallas

Tate Law Offices, P.C., focuses on motorcycle accidents. We want to help riders and their passengers if they have been injured in an accident that someone else caused. We know motorcycle accidents are different from other types of motor vehicle accident cases. If you or a loved one has been seriously…

Car Technology Safety

Technology touches nearly every aspect of our lives, including our driving. In some ways, it makes driving more dangerous. For instance, when people drive while distracted by cell phones or other electronic devices, they can easily cause crashes. Fortunately, technology today can also help to prevent car accidents. The National…

Driving Around Trucks in Texas

No matter how safely you drive, you can’t control others on the road. However, you can still protect yourself in many different ways. This is especially true when it comes driving around big rigs on the road. These large commercial vehicles often weigh up to 80,000 pounds or more. They…

Autopilot Car Safety

Tesla made the news, again, following a car crash that involved one of its autopilot-equipped vehicles. Thankfully, this time, no one suffered serious injuries or died. Still, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has launched an investigation into the crash. The agency wants to get a better understanding of how autopilot car…

Driverless Car Technology

A recent survey by AAA reveals that about three-quarters of Americans still fear driverless vehicle technology. The survey shows that people have many different reasons for their concerns. However, in general, safety served as the primary concern for about 84 percent of the people that AAA surveyed. These survey results should…

Cost of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents occur less frequently than other types of accidents on our roads in Texas and elsewhere. However, when they do happen, the costs can be significantly higher than auto accidents, according to a recently released study out of Canada. You may actually be shocked at the difference in costs. The Canadian…