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Cameras a Critical Tool to Driving Down Houston Truck Accidents

There has been increasing pressure on law enforcement agencies to equip their officers with "body cameras," the idea being that video doesn't lie - or at least gives us a more complete picture of how events and encounters unfolded. Memory

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Can Allowing More Twin-33 Tractor-Trailers Reduce Truck Collision Risks?

Prevention of truck accident risks is important. Currently, federal legislation is being weighed that proponents argue could significantly drive down truck accidents and save lives. However, opponents assert this new proposal would actually increase truck accident risks and make fatalities more likely

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Houston Accident Risks Rising Due to Increased Opioid Use Among Truckers

Opioid use is becoming a major crisis throughout the United States. Health and Human Services  provides some troubling information about the epidemic of opioid abuse. As HHS explains, 2014 saw the highest number of deaths due to drug overdoses as

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Load Problems That Increase the Risk of Houston Truck Accidents

Problems with the way that cargo is loaded onto a commercial motor vehicle can be very dangerous. One large truck causation study published by the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine found that 26 out of 239 rollover truck accidents was caused

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Houston Truck Accident Death Toll Could Rise Due to Regulation Rollback

Truck drivers are under a lot of pressure. There is a shortage of qualified truck drivers, which is only getting worse. This trucker shortage leads to problems such as truckers driving even when they are too tired to do so safely, and

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Tips for Families to Prevent Houston Holiday Accidents This Season

Preventing holiday accidents is of vital importance to every family during the holiday season. You want your loved ones to have a happy and safe holiday, but unfortunately there are many risks faced over the festive season which can create

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Electronic Logging Devices Aim to Reduce Drowsy Driving Truck Accidents

Drowsy Driving.org warns us that "sleepiness and driving is a dangerous combination." A tired motorist is a menace on the road, because fatigue can slow down reaction time and decrease awareness of what is going on around you. Fatigue can also

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What to Do After a Commercial Trucking Accident in Houston

After a commercial trucking accident in Houston, there are several things you need to do at the crash scene and in the immediate aftermath. Taking the proper steps to protect your legal rights is essential to ensuring that you can successfully

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Truck Accident Prevention Comes Down to Safely Sharing the Road

American Trucking Association has launched a new instructional video aimed at reducing truck accidents. The video focuses on the importance of sharing the road in a safe way so the chances of collisions is reduced. The instructions provided help motorists

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Passengers in Houston Car Accidents Have Legal Rights

When drivers make dangerous decisions and cause car accidents, those drivers should be held liable for the consequences of their bad choices. One of the most dangerous choices a driver can make is to get behind the wheel impaired. Oftentimes,

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