5 Tips for Hiring a Texas Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Finding a Texas motorcycle accident attorney to represent you after you have been injured in a motorcycle accident can be difficult and time-consuming.  Often, clients tell me that they are bombarded by lawyer advertisements, but do not know how to choose an attorney. To help you find the right motorcycle accident attorney for you, I […]

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Texas Children Who Ride in Carpools Are Not Buckled-Up Properly, Study Finds

Under Texas law, children who are under the age of eight or are shorter than 4’9” are required to be secured in a child passenger safety seat system.  Violation of this law is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $25 or more.  But a recent study published in the February issue of Pediatrics shows […]

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Fog & Fire are a Deadly Combination for Texas Drivers

On January 29, 2012, a major vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 75 in Florida, just south of Gainesville.  At least 10 people were killed, and another 18 were rushed to nearby hospitals. Authorities say the cars, 18 wheelers, and recreational vehicle involved in the crash collided when smoke from a nearby fire mixed with fog, […]

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8 Causes of Texas Car Wrecks Involving Teens

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released a list of the top reasons why Texas teens are more prone to be in dangerous, potentially fatal car wrecks.  Read below to help identify the key risk factors your teen may be exposed to while driving. Teen drivers are inexperienced.  Most teens who get into Texas […]

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Deadly Bus Crash Highlights Bus Safety Problems

January 8, 2012–A bus owned by Rimrock Trailways crashed on Interstate 90 near Clinton, Montana early Sunday morning, killing two passengers. Another 32 passengers on board were injured when the bus rolled on its side and slid down the highway, breaking out windows as it slid.  Several passengers were ejected from the bus and three […]

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New Technologies Could Help Drowsy Drivers

Driving a car can be a fun and exhilarating activity, like when you’re cruising along a back road with little traffic, and you’ve got some great tunes playing and the windows down, and the sun is shining. But then there are times when driving can be more of a chore than anything else – the […]

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Tips for Texas Drivers Caught in a Winter Storm

An estimated 7.5 million Texans are expected to travel at least 50 miles away from home in the next couple of weeks. And although Texas does not see snow often, a powerful winter storm has blanketed West Texas, causing difficulty for those driving in the region. Blizzard Causes a Deadly Accident in West Texas A […]

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More Texas Car Wrecks over Thanksgiving Holiday

(Image: EA / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) With the holidays comes an increase in traffic.  As we rush hurriedly to find those last minute gifts or to pick up that missing ingredient for a holiday dinner, we must be mindful of our driving. Throughout Texas, there were several fatal car accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend alone. In […]

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Dangerous Trucks Taken off Texas Roads

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has been inspecting trucks and commercial vehicles for safety violations since the beginning of this year in “Operation Texas Thunder.” Of the more than 331,000 trucks inspected in Texas, more than 66,000 were found unsafe and were taken off of Texas roads.  Additionally, more than 12,000 commercial drivers […]

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Dallas Drivers Put Students Stepping off School Buses in Peril

(Image: Arvind Balaraman / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Schools have now been back in session for a couple of months, and students are getting back into their normal routines.  But with routine comes the reminder that children must be kept safe when boarding and departing a school bus. Most children who die in school transportation-related crashes involving pedestrians […]

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