It’s been over one year since the devastating bus accident crash that killed 13 people in Uvalde, Texas, and although there is nothing that can bring back the victims, their families will at least see justice. The twenty-year-old intoxicated driver that collided with the bus has pled no contest to 13 counts of intoxicated manslaughter and will face a sentencing hearing in November.
There’s a good reason all roads in the U.S. have maximum posted speed limits. Speeding while behind the wheel is incredibly dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding killed 10,111 people in 2016. This accounted for 27% of all traffic fatalities. Despite the dangers, many Lubbock drivers continue to speed, putting…
In September of 2017, the state of Texas enacted a statewide ban on texting while driving in an effort to curb automobile accidents caused by distracted driving. Though the law explicitly discusses texting on one’s mobile device, it does not mention texting or interacting with wearable technology while driving. Now, a recent study done by the University of Texas in San Antonio (UTSA) revealed wearable devices are just as distracting.
It’s been nearly a month since an explosion at the Husky Oil Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin injured 20 people and forced an evacuation of a nearby town. However, the signs of the explosion can still be easily seen as the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) tries to determine the exact cause of the explosion. While it will take some time to determine the cause, the explosion reminds oil and gas workers across the country that their industry is inherently dangerous.
Lubbock residents may have noticed an increase in patrols last month. Law enforcement in Lubbock is making a huge effort to remind drivers about Texas Move Over Laws. In just one three-hour period last month, over 40 cars were pulled over on the loop for not obeying Move Over Laws. While drivers may not have been happy about the citations, the effort to enforce these laws could help save lives.
As Texas finally warms up and enters the Spring season, many people are hitting the open road on motorcycles. With gorgeous weather also comes an increase in motorcycle accidents, and recent accidents are reminding Texans to share the roads safely.
Texas is famous for its beautiful state flower: the Texas bluebonnet. As Spring takes hold across the state, bluebonnet fields are blooming. While many people cherish the beauty of the state’s flower, the Texas Highway Patrol is actually warning people of its dangers.
Liggett Law Group is happy to announce that we are helping Magic 1065 and Telemundo Lubbock celebrate the 6th Annual Cinco De Mayo Festival. The celebration will be held at Buffalo Springs Lake Amphitheater starting at noon and tickets include the fee to get into the Buffalo Springs Lake.