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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 Wrecks?

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An Average of 102 People Die Each Day in Car Wrecks 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 wrecks …

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Why Texting and Driving Causes Car Wrecks

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Texting Contributes to 1.6 Million Car Wreck Every Year Texting and driving has become one of the most controversial, deadly topics in recent years. The amount of car wrecks 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 wrecks …

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What to Do After a Car Wreck

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Steps to Take Following a Deadly Car Wreck 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.

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Lake Charles 18-Wheeler Accident

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When trucks collide on the interstate, the consequences can be dire, and it can be a bit of a scramble to identify who should be held responsible for damages. In the case of this Lake Charles 18-wheeler accident, it’s even more confusing, because both drivers worked for the same company. It makes for a sticky legal situation. Lake Charles 18-Wheeler …