driving near an 18-wheeler

How To Drive Safely Near 18-Wheelers

Though we were taught to drive cautiously and defensively while on the road, many driving school lessons failed to cover safety procedures and best practices when it comes to driving near large trucks.

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Construction Industry Accidents

Common Construction Industry Accidents

The construction industry in Texas is booming, but with the explosion of growth has come increasing construction accidents. Because construction workers are often working with dangerous tools and/or materials on hazardous worksites, they are at a higher risk of workplace accidents than those in other industries. Let’s take a look at some of the most…

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unsafe working conditions

Protecting Yourself in a Dangerous Profession

Some jobs and workplaces are inherently hazardous and expose workers to an unnecessary amount of dangers. Jobs that use heavy machinery, hazardous materials, require excessive amounts of travel, or work in treacherous terrain have a higher incidence of injury and death than others due to unsafe working conditions. In 2019, 5,250 work fatalities occurred according…

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Construction Site Hit and Run

Construction Site Hit and Run

As Texas continues to expand and remains a major throughfare state for the transportation of goods across the country, our roadways often need improvements, maintenance, and repairs. Construction workers are often found on and along Texas roads and highways working on modifications and upgrades designed to improve the flow of traffic; since their work is located where vehicles drive, they are at a high risk of becoming a victim in a motor vehicle accident, including a construction site hit and run.

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Texas Plant Explosions

Can Hot Weather Increase Texas Plant Explosions?

Extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two to three days. In Texas, those factors occur on an ongoing basis all summer long. We know that ongoing exposure to extreme heat is a danger to workers, but it can also impact materials and machinery. So does extremely hot weather increase the risk of Texas plant explosions? It can certainly be a contributing factor.

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Tractor-Trailer Crash

West Texas Tractor-Trailer Crash

With drilling in the Permian Basin at record levels, companies utilize tractor-trailer drivers to transport equipment and supplies to and from drilling sites in and around West Texas. As a result, this region is seeing more truck and 18-wheeler crashes than ever before.

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Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding at Night

Owning and riding motorcycles combine travel and hobby for an experience that riders can enjoy for years to come. Riding motorcycles is an opportunity to make memories but that can’t be done safely without riders and passengers understanding and practicing motorcycle safety tips. It’s important for riders of all ages and levels of experience to…

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