Year: 2015

modern city light trails

Drivers need to be cautious behind the wheel of their vehicles at all times, but especially when approaching or passing through an intersection. When vehicles come together at areas where roads intersect, there is significant potential for car accidents to occur. The elevated crash risk exists at all intersection types, with National Highway Traffic…

Red and White Wrong Way Road Sign Post Over Sky

This past summer, a wrong-way driver caused a deadly motor vehicle accident in El Paso on Loop 375 near Railroad. El Paso Proud reports a 35-year-old motorist was traveling in the western direction in an eastbound lane when her vehicle hit another car head-on. The wrong-way driver died instantly at the…

Hit and Run

Hit-and-run crashes are a serious problem in Texas and nationwide. USA Today reported a 13.7 percent increase in hit-and-run fatalities over a three year period, even though overall traffic deaths fell 4.5 percent during that same time. An AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study showed around one-fifth of all pedestrian deaths…

t-bone crash

Involvement in a side impact or T-Bone collision can result in serious injuries. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports 27 percent of deadly collisions in 2009 were T-Bone accidents. These collisions are likely to cause permanent or fatal harm because a side door panel provides little shield from force and…

Two cars in collision on roadway

Drivers have to make decisions about how to respond to stimuli on the road throughout El Paso, Socorro, Horizon City, and Fort Bliss. A rear-end accident lawyer knows when motorists make decisions, sometimes they have inaccurate and imperfect information and thus make unsafe choices. When this happens, rear-end accidents are likely to…

head on collision

A personal injury lawyer knows that the roads in the United States are generally much more dangerous than those in Europe. Across the European Union, there are 5.5 fatalities per 100,000 people. In the United States, there are 11.4 fatalities per 100,000 people. In Sweden, which is the safest place to drive,…