Distracted Driving in the Workplace

OSHA Updates Guidelines on Distracted Driving in the Workplace

Distracted driving is estimated to factor into between 25 to 30% of all roadway crashes, which averages out to 4,000 or more distracted driving crashes every day. At least one 2019 study concluded the technologically connected culture of most workplaces along with increased workplace performance expectations contribute to distracted driving. The ubiquity of smartphones means…

Read more

School bus safety is now a top concern for parents, as more than 50,000 school buses have been recalled nationwide due to a safety issue involving the seats, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Fall Roadway Conditions in North Texas

Lubbock Named Texas’ Fourth Deadliest City For Speeding

When we think about dangerous roads in Texas, usually the larger metropolitan areas come to mind, such as Houston or Dallas. Most of us consider Lubbock to be particularly safe as compared to the larger cities in Texas. Unfortunately, however, a recent report composed by the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) ranked Lubbock as the…

Read more
kids-halloween

Halloween Costumes and Car Seat Safety

When you have small children, the hustle and bustle of Halloween can be a fun but busy affair. Getting them dressed and ready for school events, trick-or-treating, or Halloween parties can be tedious, which means the sooner you get them ready, the better…right? While it might seem like a good idea to have your child…

Read more
download

The Safest Place To Sit In Any Vehicle

Have you ever hopped in a car, bus, boat, or plane and wondered, “Where will I be safest?” Believe it or not, where you sit in a motorized vehicle can actually make a fairly big difference. Beyond wearing your seatbelt and knowing where the nearest exit or floatation device is located, sitting in certain areas…

Read more
Screen Shot 2019-10-15 at 12.57.33 PM

Is New Technology Making Texas Workplaces Safe?

We can all agree workplace safety is an essential aspect of any work environment. All workers should feel safe while performing their jobs, no matter what the profession entails. While safety should be a top priority, unfortunately it isn’t always. Some workplaces skimp on safety training or equipment, which can present serious risks for workers,…

Read more
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…

Read more
Lubbock Distracted Driving Attorneys

Distracted Driving: Here’s the Scoop

We are all familiar with the act of distracted driving. Whether you’re checking your phone “really quick,” using the GPS, 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 behaviors start in the…

Read more