Safety 2.0: How safe are driver assistance devices in cars?

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Whenever there are scientific discoveries that lead to advances in technology, the car industry is usually there to take advantage of it. When the microprocessor was introduced to the market, cars started utilizing electronic control units.…
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Statistics on Accidents Involving Emergency Vehicles in the U.S.

Accidents involving emergency vehicles, such as police cars, ambulances, and firetrucks, are an increasing concern in the United States. These vehicles often travel at fast speeds ...
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Road Trip Safety During Summer

Summer is the perfect time to take a road trip. Whether you are driving a few hours to see a relative, or you are going on an out-of-state excursion, it is important to ...
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What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, many people are unsure of what to do. This could lead to difficulties later on when filing a personal injury claim. There are several steps you need to take after a car accident ...
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Distracted Driving - What You Need To Know

Although distracted driving accidents have decreased in the past few years, they still cause thousands of injuries and deaths. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported ...
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Holiday Travel Safety Tips

During the holidays, you may be traveling out of town to visit friends and relatives. While road trips can be exciting and fun, they can also be dangerous. It is important to adequately prepare before starting out, and to exercise caution while on the road.Here are some safety tips to help ...
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How Long Does Whiplash Last?

Also known as a neck sprain or neck strain, whiplash is an injury to the soft tissues located in the neck. This type of injury often occurs when a person is rear-ended in a motor vehicle, causing a sudden backward movement and forward movement to the neck joints and the upper back to overstretch. Symptoms include ...

Texas' Texting & Driving Laws Are Changing

The rules of the road are getting a significant change in the coming months, and it could be for the better. Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 62 into law, officially making texting while driving against the law. Under the new law, all forms of “electronic messaging” are now against the law while operating a vehicle.
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Dangers of Texting While Driving

Unfortunately, a significant portion of Americans cannot seem to put the phone down whenever we operate a motor vehicle. Each day in our country, approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in car accidents that are reported to involve a distracted driver.

How to Avoid Reckless Drivers

Texas traffic is no joke. With annoying driving conditions such as these, aggressive driving occurs more frequently. Unfortunately, this type of driving results in many accidents every year, so it is imperative to be constantly aware of aggressive road behavior before you get hurt.

Can I Sue If My Accident Was Caused by Bad Roads?

Determining liability in a car accident is often simple. However, what if the damages you suffer are caused by a dangerous road condition? Who is liable?

4 Things You Must Do After an Auto Accident

After a car accident occurs, persons involved may suffer moments of stress, worry, and anxiety. While this is a normal reaction, it is important that car accident victims perform a number of tasks immediately after a collision in order to protect themselves physically and legally.