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7 Weird Driving Laws in Texas

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Every State Has Its Fair Share of Weird Laws All states have different driving laws, many of which you’ve probably never heard of. The Lone Star State is no exception. If you live in Texas, there’s a good chance you’ve broken one of the laws – albeit inadvertently. The good news is that you probably won’t get a ticket for …

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How Drugged Driving Causes Car Wrecks

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Drugged Driving is Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving We see a lot in the news about drunk driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol, but what about drugged driving? While it may not get as much as attention, drugged driving is just as dangerous as driving after having a couple of drinks. Regardless of what the drug is, …

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How to Protect Yourself from Personal Injury During Lyft and Uber Rides

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Accidents Do Happen in Lyft and Uber Rides Accidents of any kind can carry devastating repercussions, even if you were a passenger in a rideshare service like Uber and Lyft. In fact, new reports indicate rideshare accidents are on the rise. While many of us choose to take Uber or Lyft as a safe alternative to driving ourselves, this doesn’t …

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Car Wreck Police Reports in Texas: What You Should Know

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Police Reports are Crucial to Car Wrecks Car accidents happen every single day on city streets, rural roads, and highways across America. Unfortunately, the holidays are more prone to these types of accidents than at any other time of the year. With all the family gatherings, holiday shopping, and company parties taking place during the holiday season, the last thing …

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Pedestrians Killed by Automobiles Just Hit a Sad Milestone

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Pedestrian Accidents are the highest they’ve been in 30 years According to a recent Governors Highway Safety Association report, 2018 was the deadliest year for pedestrians in more than 30 years. More than 6,220 pedestrians died last year alone, which is an increase of 250 people from the previous year. This is the highest number of pedestrian-related deaths since 1990, …

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Car Wreck Settlement Process & Timeline in Dallas 

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What to Expect When Dealing with a Car Wreck Being involved in a Dallas car wreck is stressful enough, let alone when you are considering taking the case to court. Although the majority of car wreck cases are resolved out of court through settlement negotiations, there are times when it is necessary for a lawsuit to be pursued. Texas drivers …

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What Are the Car Wreck Laws in Lake Charles, Louisiana?

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Do you understand how Car Wreck Laws Work? Car wrecks happen far more often than most of us care to think about. Every time you leave the house in a motor vehicle, you are at risk of being involved in an accident. While many of these accidents are minor and result in nothing more than a little fender bender, others …

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What Are the Car Wreck Laws in Dallas, Texas?

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Most of us think we will never be in a car wreck, but unfortunately, quite the opposite is true. In fact, the reality is that you will likely be involved in some type of car wreck at some point during your lifetime. Hopefully, this accident will be a minor one, but this isn’t always the case. As more and more …

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$100+ Million Awarded in Texas Truck Accident

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Over the summer a jury in Texas may have set the record for the largest penalty ever awarded in a trucking accident – $101 million. The case involved an oil services company – FTS International – that owns a fleet of trucks that carry various materials required to frack a well. The truck driver, William Acker, ran into the back …

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Leave that Whiplash Unchecked

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Despite the silly name, whiplash can have symptoms that affect how you live your everyday life. Whiplash is neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. Whiplash most often occurs during a rear-end auto accident, but the injury can also result from a sports accident, physical abuse or other trauma. If …