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Can Truck Safety Technology Really Prevent Accidents In Houston?

We’ve all read stories about drivers who are overworked, exhausted and end up causing a preventable and life-altering accident. However, in the last few years, some key legislation has revolutionized the trucking industry.   Truck drivers now have limits on the number of hours they

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Texas Issues Thousands of Truck Safety Citations

In a two-day commercial safety initiative, the Texas Department of Public Safety inspected a total of 8,000 commercial vehicles - and put a quarter of them out of service for safety violations. (Although police typically must have a reason to pull

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Reducing Texas Truck Accident Risk Requires Industry Engagement

The risk of a Texas truck accident is higher than anywhere else in the United States. The Texas Department of Transportation reports that in 2017, commercial motor vehicles were involved in more than 35,600 crashes statewide, resulting in more than

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Houston Car Accidents Caused by Bad Tires, Rain or Shine

AAA of Texas is urging drivers to check their tires to avoid serious or fatal car accidents caused by slippery roads, wet weather of the torrential rains of Texas summer. “Tires are what keep a car connected to the road,”

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Preventing Bus and Truck Crashes in Houston

Bus and truck accidents are a public health risk to all Houston road users. Drivers, passengers, pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists can all be seriously injured in an accident caused by a bus or truck driver. It is therefore important to

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Houston Drivers Placed in Danger By Teen Drivers in the Trucking Industry

Employee turnover has been a constant problem for the trucking industry. Long hours, low pay, and poor working conditions have caused the turnover rate to stay at or near 100 percent for many years now. Transportation companies address this problem

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Electronic Logging Set to Reduce Houston Truck Accident Risks

After a decade-long fight, safety advocates are about to win a major battle with the federal government - set to mandate the use of electronic data recorders for commercial truck drivers, effective April 1. These devices are designed to replace

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Avoiding Trucking Collisions in Houston

Our Houston truck accident lawyer blogged last month about the nationwide trucker shortage and the added risk it poses to motorists. The current regulatory environment (which is one of deregulation) continues to put the burden on motorists forced to share the

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Shortage of Qualified Truck Drivers Increases the Risk of Houston Traffic Accidents

There are many causes of truck accidents. Long hours, difficult maneuvering and pressure to meet mileage goals make truck driving a demanding profession with a high turnover rate, leading to a shortage of qualified truck drivers. Unfortunately, this shortage places

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Why Highways Are So Dangerous to Houston Drivers

While drivers face the risk of auto accidents every time they drive, highway driving is particularly dangerous in the United States. Go By Trucking reports on the most recent 2016 statistics released by the National Transportation Safety Board. This data

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