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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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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Wrong Way Collision

Wrong Way Detection Technology Tested in Texas

Imagine driving down the highway and seeing a car headed straight for you. With only seconds to react, a collision with a wrong way driver is almost always catastrophic. Driving the wrong way against the flow of traffic happens more often than most people think, and the resulting wrong way crashes are often some of…

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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…

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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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NHTSA Opens Investigation into Graco Recall

Safety Tips for Driving Child Passengers

We all want our children to be as safe as possible in every situation. Keeping them safe while in the car might seem simple enough, but plenty of factors you might not be aware of play into road safety for children. In an effort to ensure the safety of children while riding in cars, the…

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Seatbelts

Why The Back Seat Isn’t As Safe As You Think

While it has long been commonly believed the backseat was the safer place to ride in a vehicle, new data suggests that is not necessarily the case. A recent study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found back seat safety features are significantly less sophisticated and efficient these days than front seat…

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CDC Warns About Electric Scooter Accidents

Electric scooters continue to zoom through city streets, and with this growing trend come growing reports of injuries. The problem of safety on electric scooters has developed into such a pervasive issue that the CDC sent out an official warning regarding how dangerous scooters can be. The CDC partnered with the Public Health and Transportation…

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