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Who is Legally Responsible for a Truck Underride Accident?

Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on the road, and the consequences are often tragic when they're involved in an accident. When a car and a truck collide, sometimes it’s more than just an impact. Smaller cars can slide under trucks, endangering the lives of anyone inside. Determining who is responsible for an underride...

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Injured in a Motorcycle Wreck? Here's How an Attorney Can Help

Motorcycle accidents happen in Texas and throughout the nation at an alarming rate. Every 6 minutes and 18 seconds, a motorcyclist sustains a severe injury somewhere in the country, according to motorcycle accident statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In addition, every 1 hour and 44 seconds, a motorcyclist dies in...

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Drunk Driving Deaths Remain a Big Problem in Texas

Far too many Texans are injured or die in alcohol-impaired car accidents. Drunk driving puts the lives of everyone on the road at risk. Data published by ValuePenguin shows that drunk driving is responsible for an estimated 1 in 3 traffic deaths in the U.S. Despite the push for awareness and prevention, new studies have...

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100 Deadliest Days of Summer: Teen Drivers Are at Risk

During the summer months, there are more young drivers on the road and an increased risk of car accidents involving teenage operators. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, fatal wrecks involving teen drivers increase by about 15% on average. The deadly period has been dubbed the "100 Deadliest Days of Summer," as teenage drivers (age...

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Study Links Highway Fatality Messages To Rise in Car Accidents

It seemed like a good idea. Encourage drivers to stay safe on the roads through messages about road fatalities on digital highway signs. But a new study has found that these messages could be having the opposite effect. Researchers examined several years of crash and road-sign data from Texas. They found that in the 6.2...

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

When you get behind the wheel, it's your responsibility to focus on the road ahead In Texas and throughout the nation, April is recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. And even though the dangers of distracted driving have been known for years, far too many drivers in Laredo and Webb County do it anyway—putting others...

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Broken Lights the Top Inspection Violations for Commercial Truck Drivers

A Texas truck accident lawyer explains other common truck inspection violations What’s the most common inspection violation for commercial truck drivers? Broken truck lights (headlights, taillights, etc.) tops the list of commercial truck inspection violations, according to statistics compiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). “Obviously, lights are important. They can go out...

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Study: Commercial Truck Drivers Using Cocaine at Higher Rates

A truck accident lawyer in Laredo, TX explains how this impacts everyone's safety Commercial truck drivers use cocaine more than marijuana, according to a recent study, which contradicts earlier findings of drug use among truck drivers with a commercial driver’s license (CDL). “Federal law prohibits truck drivers from using illegal drugs, yet thousands are escaping...

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Study: Texas Is the Worst State for Speeding Over the Past Decade

A Laredo Car Accident Lawyer Discusses the Problem Every motorist should know that speeding is dangerous. Still, far too many drivers in Texas insist on going well over the speed limit in unprecedented fashion. Speeding is among the most common causes of car accidents in Laredo. They are a major factor in rear-end accidents, rollovers,...

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