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Accidents caused by impaired truck drivers skyrocket

The number of motor vehicle accidents involving large trucks has been skyrocketing in the U.S. since 2009. Some have resulted in death and serious injury. When a truck driver gets into a crash while under the influence of drugs or

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Impaired truck drivers

Texas third worst for bad drivers, particularly drunk driving, speeding

It should be no surprise to anyone that Texas was recently ranked 3rd worst state for bad drivers by researchers at Car Insurance Comparison. The insurance marketplace website factored in statewide traffic fatalities, drunk driving, and reckless driving. The study

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Bad drivers

Traumatic brain injury causes and impact on accident victims

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of serious and fatal injuries. Data from 2006-2014 showed a 53 percent increase in the number of emergency department visits, hospitalizations and

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Traumatic brain injury

Drunk driving is a leading cause of traffic fatalities in Texas

Drunk driving continues to be a leading cause of serious crashes and fatalities across the State of Texas. Alcohol-related crashes can happen any time of day, yet they tend to be more prevalent at night and during holidays. While police

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Drunk driving

Your legal options if you sustained PTSD after a car accident

You don't have to be a war veteran, police officer, or first responder to sustain post-traumatic stress disorder. In fact, anyone can develop this condition, especially after being involved in a car accident. PTSD is a mental health condition that

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PTSD

Why is the crash fatality rate on the rise during the first half of 2020?

Texas car accident lawyer explains why accident rate went up this year Despite fewer cars on the road earlier this year during the coronavirus pandemic, fatal car accidents nationwide increased dramatically during the first half of the year, according to

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Alcohol detection systems in cars may mitigate drunk driving crashes

Despite the known risks, there are far too many people on the road who are confident in their ability to drive under the influence of alcohol. They may think they can get away with it once. For those who do

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Is there a link between COVID-19 and drowsy driving?

Drowsy driving often occurs when drivers don't get enough sleep, spend several hours on the road or suffer from an untreated sleep disorder. There are many people who have struggled to stay awake while driving at some point, but the

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Drunk driving likely to increase during the 4th of July weekend

The 4th of July weekend is quickly approaching, as people throughout Texas are preparing for a holiday weekend of traveling, fireworks, barbecues, beaches and celebrating with friends and family. The 4th of July is not only one of the most

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Traffic is down due to COVID-19, but fatal crashes are up on Texas roads

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the roads and highways in Texas have less traffic. But are the roads any safer? Unfortunately, the Lone Star State is continuing its streak of at least one fatal car accident per day, according to

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