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The Odessa District ranked first out of the state’s 25 Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) districts in the number of fatal commercial motor vehicle crashes, Houston Public Media reported. Even though the Odessa District only about accounts for 1.5 percent of the state population, it accounted for 15 percent of the total fatal…

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What better time than summer to go on a road trip with friends or family? When planning a road trip this summer, be sure to take precautions. We’ve prepared some tips and tricks for safety and preparedness for your upcoming excursions this summer. Summer Road Trip Checklist First Aid Kit….

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Last year, 6,227 pedestrians died in traffic accidents in the U.S. – the highest number in nearly three decades, according to a recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). The figure represents a 4% increase over 2017, and the most annual pedestrian fatalities since 1990. Pedestrian fatalities accounted for 16%…

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It is crucial for all drivers to understand the rules of the road, which exist to keep drivers, passengers and pedestrians safe from harm. One common source of confusion concerns the right-of-way, which often becomes a point of contention after a collision. Who had the right-of-way? Who violated the right-of-way?…

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As the popularity of dockless rentable electric scooters has exploded in cities across Texas and the U.S., so too have scooter-related injuries. Trauma center officials in Austin, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and other cities have confirmed a significant increase in ER visits related to scooter accidents. In Texas, specifically, the…

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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…

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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…

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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…