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Did you know that Texas has not had a day without a traffic fatality since November 7, 2000? It is no secret. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) launched a campaign to fight this statistic. They call it #EndTheStreakTX. With drivers all over Texas stuck inside due to the coronavirus pandemic, you would think ending the streak was possible. Unfortunately, you would be wrong. Has the Coronavirus Pandemic Made Driving in Texas More Dangerous?…
The Texas stay-at-home order expired at the beginning of May. As a result, the amount of traffic on the roads has increased significantly. Thus, you can expect to see an increase in car accidents, particularly drunk driving accidents. Our Sherman car accident lawyer wants you to stay safe while driving during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some steps that you can take to avoid a Texas drunk driving accident. Texas Drunk Driving Statistics Texas…
Personal injury is a vast topic, and claims in Texas can range from automobiles to oil mining accidents. While most lawsuits end in some form of compensation or settlements, knowing your rights can help protect you and ensure that you get justice for your loss. You have two years from the date of the injury to file a claim, otherwise the right to file could be lost. It’s wisest to speak to a legal professional…
The novel coronavirus is responsible for more than 55,258 U.S. deaths as of April 28. These are only recorded deaths. It is not possible to determine whether the death toll is higher without additional widespread testing. While the deadly virus continues to spread throughout the country, some businesses are already facing lawsuits for infections. Walmart was recently sued by the estate of a worker who died from COVID-19. COVID-19 is the illness caused by…
Drivers in Texas know the dangers of the roads in the Lone Star State. Sprawling freeways and highways lined with oil and gas trucks. Rural roads with limited cell reception and lighting. There are more than 3,200 miles of Interstates in the state. The longest is I-10, which runs 878 miles between El Paso and Orange. The longest highway in Texas is U.S. 83, which extends from Oklahoma to the Mexico border. These highways and…
During a global pandemic, driving safely is even more important than before. Hospitals and emergency rooms simply cannot handle road crash victims right now. They struggle daily to take care of the thousands of Coronavirus patients who need their care. As the healthcare system becomes overwhelmed, all drivers can do their part to stay safe and avoid serious accidents. Taking steps to prevent serious injury during the Coronavirus outbreak is something everyone can do…
Driving is a common everyday occurrence. In fact, there are 222 million licensed drivers in the country and many of them are out on the roads every single day. Whether you are out shopping for groceries or commuting to work, driving is a part of everyday life. When you are behind the wheel of a car, one of the maneuvers you perform most frequently is changing lanes. You change lanes to merge onto the freeway.…
Did you know that more than 4,000 people lose their lives in trucking accidents every year? In addition, an additional 100,000 people suffer an injury due to truck accidents each year. The fault for these accidents is often spread between many parties. The truck driver, trucking company and shipping company can all share some liability for the accident. In addition, the truck manufacturer or trucking part manufacturer can also share liability. When an…
Distracted driving in Texas occurs more often than you might think. The Lone Star State has some of the highest rates of distracted driving in the country. In fact, a new study ranked Texas as the ninth-worst state for distracted driving. This study ranked states based on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to their data, 758 people lost their lives in distracted driving accidents in Texas between 2017 and…
The trucking industry helps move our economy. In fact, trucks transport nearly 71 percent of all goods across the United States. While these trucks help us in many ways, they also increase the dangers on our roads. Large commercial trucks cause more than 148,000 injury accidents every year and more than 4,700 fatalities. These accidents occur in many different ways, but each can result in serious harm to everyone involved. Understanding the various types of…