Speeding Accidents

Speeding On The Highway Leads To Accidents

It is no secret that Texas drivers tend to drive fast, especially on highways. Despite increased speed limits over the years, drivers seem to consider speed limits more like suggestions rather than the law, and many appear to be operating their vehicles at least five miles per hour (MPH) over the speed limit, according to…

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Dangers of Oilfield Accidents

Dangers of Oilfield Accidents

Oilfield work doesn’t stop for the weather, the dark of night, or the weekends. Once a jobsite is chosen and prep work begins, pumping oil to the surface is a twenty-four hour operation. Thousands of rigs across Texas extract oil and natural gas from beneath our feet, employing tens of thousands of workers, each facing…

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accident victims

Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Even If You Have Insurance

It’s a common misconception that an insurance company will take care of and properly represent its policyholder’s interests should the need arise. After a car accident, most people expect their insurance provider to work for them, the insured. Unfortunately, policyholders often discover in critical times of need that their insurance provider is not on their…

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Distracted driving

Get The Facts: How Deadly Is Distracted Driving?

There are few driving habits out there as dangerous as driving while distracted. Whether you’re checking your phone “really quickly,” using the GPS, or messing around with your car’s touchscreen or radio, distracted driving is a habit we can easily fall into without even being aware of how often we do it. How did these…

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Teen Drivers

Are Larger Cars Safer for Teen Drivers?

Receiving a driver’s license is a rite of passage for American teenagers. For parents of teen drivers, this license symbolizes more than just the end of carpool. As exciting as this time period can be for both parents and teens, safety must remain a top priority as new drivers begin to experience the freedom of…

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driving fatigued

The Dangers of Fatigued Driving

Whether it’s due to getting up early for the morning commute, staying up late working on a big project, or just simply not getting enough sleep—we probably drive drowsy more often than we think. Generally, this wouldn’t be very alarming. Driving drowsy isn’t the same as driving under the influence, right? What most drivers and…

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Car Safety Features

Car Safety Features Could Prevent Fatal Accidents

Improvements in motor vehicle design are a luxury provided by technological advancements, including car safety features. By federal government mandate, all motor vehicles must be equipped with standard car safety features – such as airbags, seatbelts, and most recently, back-up cameras – in new car models. A recent study found additional safety features could provide…

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Causes of Texas Oil and Gas Refinery Explosions

Causes of Texas Oil and Gas Refinery Explosions

There is little doubt that workers in the oil and gas industry are toiling in one of the most dangerous industries in Texas and the entire country. These workers face a great many risks every day, but no risk is more potentially devastating and even fatal than the possibility of a refinery explosion. That is…

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