Category: Distracted Driving

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…

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The Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston serving law firm, Tate Law Offices, P.C., is proud to be able to share regarding the rising problem of pedestrian accidents. Increased Pedestrian Accidents in Texas Since the year 2010, pedestrian-traffic fatalities have more than doubled. In the year 2018, 643 out of the…

Rise In Pedestrian Fatalaties and Accidents

Distracted walking has become a significant public safety concern in recent years. The problem has become so noticeable that the National Safety Council recently added distracted walking to its injury categories. While the law recognizes that pedestrians have the right of way, it is still up to them to do…

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,…

Top 7 Tips to Stay Safe on Texas Roads

Residents of Texas are known for their warm attitudes and kind hearts, always willing to help out a neighbor in need. Unfortunately, however, the roadways don’t always share this positive reputation, as catastrophic accidents take place far too often throughout our state. The Texas Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that…