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Halloween Safety Tips

When you have small children, the hustle and bustle of Halloween can be a fun but busy affair. Getting them dressed and ready for trick-or-treating, Halloween parties, or school events 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…

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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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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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Texting And Driving Accidents

Drivers Posting Pictures Of Accidents While Still Driving

Distractions while driving come in many forms. One form that many of us can relate to is slowing down to observe the aftermath of highway accidents. Despite the fact that it is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, this problem persists, and what’s worse is people are using their mobile devices to take photos of accidents while…

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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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Motorcycle Injuries

Staying Safe On the Road – Common Causes of Motorcycle Injuries

Motorcycles are fast, fuel-efficient and exciting. For these reasons, and the seemingly never-ending warm weather in Texas, we see motorcycles on the road regularly. Unfortunately, more riders on the road increase the number of motorcycle injuries and accidents each year, ranging from fender-benders at lower speeds to more severe, tragic collisions.

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Taxicab Accidents in Texas

At any given time, thousands of taxicabs travel the streets and highways all over Texas. People use them to get back and forth to work, to get to a doctor’s appointment, to enjoy a night out without having to worry about driving or many other reasons.In their constant effort to make a profit, some taxi drivers try to pick up and drop off as many passengers is possible in the shortest possible time frame. Quite often, either the driver or the passenger is in a hurry and the combination of time pressures, traffic and distractions can lead to accidents, which in turn may cause serious injuries to passengers, other drivers, bicyclists and even pedestrians.

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