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Drunk Driver Crashes into Home

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Every single day in the United States, 28 people die as a result of a car accident that involved a drunk driver. This equates to one death every 51 minutes. Even though we have numerous laws and guidelines in place aimed at stopping people from getting behind the wheel of a car while impaired, people still choose to do so. …

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Affluenza Teen in Fatal Car Wreck to Be Released

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Many of you may remember the 2013 case involving 20-year-old Ethan Couch, who used affluenza in his defense for killing four people in a drunk driving accident. To update, Ethan Couch, the Texas man was released from a Dallas area county jail on April 2nd after serving two additional years in for a revoked probation. In 2013 Couch was just …

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Dallas

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Stay Safe on Texas Highways Accidents involving large trucks take place every single day on busy Texas highways like I-30, I-35, and I-45. In fact, these highways are some of the busiest in regards to the trucking industry. While trucks are a vital part of our economy, they can also pose inherent dangers to other drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. …

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents?

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An Average of 102 People Die Each Day in Car Accidents Over the last decade or so cars have become more deadly than ever before – but it’s not just the vehicles that are to blame. Distracted driving – such as from texting while driving – has become a major factor in the rise in the number of car accidents …

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Why Texting and Driving Causes Auto Accidents

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Texting Contributes to 1.6 Million Car Accident Every Year Texting and driving has become one of the most controversial, deadly topics in recent years. The amount of car accidents linked to texting is shocking, to say the least – 1.6 million every single year. Of these accidents, nearly 330,000 injuries are reported. Furthermore, one out of every four car accidents …

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What to Do After a Car Accident

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Steps to Take Following a Deadly Car Accident Auto accidents take place every single day throughout the United States, including on Dallas highways. With more than 675,580 lane miles of highways in Texas, it is no wonder we see serious, deadly accidents occur at an alarming rate. I-35, I-20, and I-10 are notorious for how busy they are throughout the …

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School Bus Seat Belt Laws in Effect

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A new school bus seat belt law took effect September 1, requiring all new school busses purchased to be equipped with a seat belt for every passenger.