Commercial Vehicle Accident

Fog to Blame for Lubbock Commercial Vehicle Accident

Each day, many commercial vehicles take to the roadways. Commercial vehicles include a company car, truck, van, bus, or 18-wheeler used by employees or agents of a business. Though these vehicles are intended for work purposes, the chances of a motor vehicle accident occurring are similar to those of non-commercial vehicles. Recently, a commercial semi-truck was involved in a multi-vehicle accident just after the Christmas holiday.

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hands free driving

Will Hands-Free Car Games Help Curb Bad Driving?

Most of us have experienced boredom and sleepiness while driving during road trips. The need to entertain drivers via podcasts, music, trivia, or car games with the family can be as necessary as gas for the car. Believe it or not, one company has taken driver entertainment a step further. Hands-free voice games are the…

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Running Red Light Deaths At All Time High In Texas

We all know that feeling we get when the traffic light turns yellow or suddenly red just as we are approaching the intersection. Most of us have been guilty of running a red light or two, whether accidental or not. While it can be an easy mistake to make and an easy habit to get…

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Texas school bus accidents

School Bus Laws in Texas: Do You Know When To Stop or Pass?

Now that school has started back up again, we can all expect to see more school buses operating on Texas roads. Of course, more school buses on the road means more traffic laws drivers everywhere must obey. The problem? Many drivers in Texas aren’t exactly sure when it is or is not okay to pass…

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Unsecured Wheelbarrow Causes Serious Accident

We’ve all experienced the fear and nerves that come with driving behind trucks with seemingly loose objects in the back. Will something fly out and hit your car, or worse, cause an accident? Unfortunately, this happens all too often, with more than 200,000 accidents occurring each year due to debris or loose objects, according to…

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Lubbock Distracted Driving Attorneys

Texas Senator Pushing New Hands Free Cell Phone Bill

We’ve discussed in previous blogs about how distracted and even drowsy driving can be dangerous on roadways. By taking your eyes off the road for just a few seconds, you’re putting yourself and other drivers at an increased risk of getting into a potentially deadly motor vehicle accident. Because of this, Texas lawmakers are pushing for more legislation that would require drivers to go hands free with their mobile devices when they get behind the wheel.

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Texas school bus accidents

Texas Department of Public Safety Reminds Drivers To Slow Down In School Zones

With schools going back into session this month, student safety is on top of many parents’ and teachers’ minds, especially in regards to transportation. While many children ride the bus to school each morning, it’s important to remember accidents can and do happen. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is cautioning Texans to slow down within school zones and to be aware of children walking to and from school buses in the mornings and afternoons. 

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Driving Slow In The Fast Lane

Driving Slow In The Fast Lane

Most people know speeding is an incredibly risky driving behavior, but it isn’t the only speed-related driving behavior that can cause car accidents. Driving too slow can actually cause just as severe of motor vehicle accidents as driving too fast. While many people wrongfully assume driving slower means driving safer, the reality is driving five miles per hour slower than the traffic around you is actually more dangerous than going five miles per hour faster than surrounding traffic. This makes driving slow in the fast lane incredibly dangerous.

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