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After a Car Accident, Neck and Back Injuries Should Be Taken Seriously
When a person is involved in a car accident, the chances are good and that there will be injuries to the neck and back. However, these injuries aren’t always taken as seriously as they should be, mainly because people don’t realize they’re experiencing symptoms. These injuries need to be treated right away, so it’s important to know what to look for. Read the rest »
How Do Dallas-Area Drivers Stack Up Against Drivers Across the Country?
The Lewisville/Fort Worth area is one of the ten most populated cities in the entire country, which means that more drivers are out sharing the roads than ever before. And as it turns out, that fact is making the Dallas–Fort Worth area one of the most dangerous in the country. Read the rest »
This Holiday Season, Don’t Drink and Drive
Sadly, alcohol continues to be a major factor in many car crashes. When an individual consumes alcohol irresponsibly, he or she is knowingly placing the lives of other motorists in danger. Read the rest »
Congested Road Hazards During The Holidays
The joy and excitement of the holiday season and the prospect of having out-of-town visitors can be exciting. However, out-of-towners can face traffic hazards such as congested roads. Knowing the hazards and providing alternatives can make the holiday season safer for you and your guests.
Reducing Risk of Bus Rollover Deaths May Require New Safety Standards
Although the rate of passenger vehicle rollover deaths in the U.S. has dropped steadily in recent years, the rate of bus passenger rollover deaths has not, vexing experienced Texas bus accident lawyers and other professionals who seek to help those who have been injured in crashes.
Since over 700 million commercial bus trips happen every year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently proposed a new regulation that would improve the safety requirements for commercial buses when it comes to surviving a rollover crash. The proposed regulation takes aim at three crucial elements to surviving a rollover. Read the rest »
April Means Work Zone Safety Awareness Week for Texas Drivers
Road construction activity always increases in spring, and this April is no different. Due to the increases in the number of construction zones in spring, the Texas Department of Transportation recognizes Work Safety Awareness Week each April in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Experienced Texas car accident attorneys encourage drivers to learn more about safety in Texas work zones. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, approximately 15,000 crashes happen in construction zones on Texas roads every year. More than 100 people lose their lives in these accidents annually, and about 3,500 are injured. While drivers and passengers make up most of these deaths, workers in construction zones are also at risk of serious injury or death. Read the rest »