Car Accidents

Inspecting Tire Tread Using a Penny

You’re driving on a wet road when you have to stop suddenly. You hit the brakes. Your car skids and then skids some more. While you can see the accident unfolding before your eyes, you are powerless to stop it. Nothing is wrong with your brakes. You weren’t speeding. The…

Red and White Wrong Way Road Sign Post Over Sky

Wrong-way driving may not be as frequent an occurrence as other roadway hazards, but when it does occur, the damage can be devastating. The National Transportation Safety Board reports that wrong-way collisions account for just three percent of all accidents on the high-speed divided highways of the United States. They are, however,…

Lorry with new cars driving on motorway

Texas is one of many states to raise its speed limit since 2011. In raising the maximum speed limit, Texas has become part of a “national trend,” on rising limits, as more and more locations throughout the U.S. have decided to allow motorists to go faster lawfully. In fact, Star Tribune reports Texas…

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…