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The only thing more intimidating than renting out a property as a tenant is being the landlord in that situation. Many people don’t realize how many rights and responsibilities property owners actually have in the state. Let’s talk about that.   Comfort, Safety, and Security Under Texas law, all tenants in the state are entitled to ‘quiet enjoyment’ of their own home. This means, in no uncertain terms, that a landlord cannot evict a tenant…
The more prepared you are, the better off you’ll be. This is never truer than on the road, especially where car accidents are concerned. Whether you’re involved in a minor fender bender or a catastrophic crash, having the right tools in your trunk (and your glovebox) can make a huge difference. Here are a few essentials – make sure you have them before you next hit the road. 1. Medical Supplies While you probably aren’t…
Whether you’re in the process of securing a mortgage or you’ve already made the down payment, it’s a huge milestone in life. You should be incredibly proud of yourself – especially if you’ve managed to do it in such a difficult real estate market. At the same time, you should also be extremely careful. See, there are a lot of little pitfalls and roadblocks you might encounter along the way which, should they catch you…
In mid-January, a transport truck carrying ethanol crashed and burst into flames near Newcastle, Australia. The fire quickly spread to the nearby bushland, taking out nearly 15 hectares and raging for more than four hours after the crash. The driver, tragically, perished in the accident, which involved three trucks and one car. According to officials, a truck driving southbound hit the back of a truck parked on the side of the road. A third…
Look, I get it – you’re a legal expert, not a marketing professional. Your job is to understand the law and help your clients benefit as much as possible from it. You’re not supposed to understand stuff like metrics, KPI, or SEO, right? Yes and no. Like every other industry, legal services has undergone a steep upturn in competition with the advent of the Internet. Billboard and bus ads aren’t the way to reach clients…
On Friday, November 17, a trucker lost all power to his brakes and plowed into nine vehicles. Eleven people were injured, and nine were transported to the hospital with injuries. Mercifully, no one was killed – but it could have been far, far worse. According to police chief Roch Kujava – who has been an officer in Churchill since the late 70s – this is the worst crash he’s ever seen. “We’re very lucky,”…
In October, a terrible tragedy struck in Northern Ontario. A veteran truck driver and father of nine was among those killed in a devastating pileup which killed three people and set off a massive fireball on the highway. The incident, according to police, involved at least four transport trucks and three fuel tankers and spilled thousands of liters of fuel onto the road. The highway was closed for more than 24 hours as a…
On the morning of October 11, a 29-year-old man walked into a BP Service Station, where a transport truck was refueling. He didn’t walk out. Instead, he managed to hijack one of the vehicles, taking it on a horribly destructive joyride through the Australian town of Singleton. He plowed into several cars. He smashed through an apartment building. He smashed a bus shelter. And finally, when police laid down road spikes to stop the man’s…
On February 13, 2014, a transport truck operated by Ontario-based ABI trucking collided with the vehicle of an off-duty police officer. He died on-scene. Investigators quickly found that the accident could have been prevented – over the course of five days, the truck was driven for nearly one hundred fifteen hours. That on its own was suspicious enough, without the fact that the truck’s brake and clutch weren’t engaged once during the accident. The driver…