Category Archives: Blog

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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New Data Sheds Light on Causes of Car Accidents in Houston

Houston car accidents occur with alarming regularity - and a new report reveals it's gotten even worse in recent years. While car accidents may not always be avoidable (as they may happen through no fault of your own), they are

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Infrastructure Improvements Could Save Lives in Houston Truck Accidents

Truck accidents have been a major threat to public safety on U.S. roads for many decades. There are numerous causes of truck accidents, and this offers many potential solutions for reducing the number of accidents which occur on the roads

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How Truck Platooning Technology Can Protect Houston Drivers

Truck platooning, an emerging safety technology which has made impressive showings in Europe, is now coming to America. The Federal Highway Administration recently announced successful tests of three-truck platoons in Centreville, Virginia, just miles outside of the nation’s capital. These

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Self-Driving Trucks Raise Questions of Liability and Accidents Rates

Autonomous vehicle technologies are becoming more prevalent across America. As these technologies improve and expand, complicated legal issues arise regarding the liability of accidents caused by self-driving vehicles. This can affect insurance premiums, liability laws, and overall safety on the

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How Houston Drivers Can Protect Themselves From Truck Accident Injuries

Every year, thousands of Americans are injured and killed in accidents involving trucks. The roads of Texas are no exception: according to the Texas Department of Transportation, there was not a single day in 2016 that did not have a

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Drivers Face the Risk of Serious Injuries in Houston Truck Accidents

The roads in and around Houston are filled with truck accidents which injure thousands of Texans every year. Truck accidents cause more injuries than car accidents do. A larger, heavier vehicle will sustain less impact from the crash than a

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