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Uber Driver Fatally Shoots Passenger

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On June 1, a Denver Uber driver fatally shot a passenger after an alleged argument, bringing into question just how safe these rideshare services are. According to police, the driver and passenger apparently got involved in an argument before the driver opened fire on I-25 around 3 a.m. The vehicle then veered off the road and crashed into a wall …

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Motorcycle Laws in Louisiana – How to Ride Safely

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Summer is here, which means there are more motorcycle riders on the roads than any other time of year. One of the most appealing things about riding a motorcycle is the fact there is nothing between you and the open road. While this is thrilling and exhilarating, it also comes with inherent dangers. Making the decision to ride a motorcycle …

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Lake Charles 18-Wheeler Crash Leaves One Dead

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18-Wheeler Accidents on the Rise Earlier this month an 18-wheeler accident in Lake Charles left one dead, again bringing into question how dangerous highways have become. The two 18-wheelers owned by Suppleer Services, LLC went off the right guardrail on the I-10 bridge, resulting in the death of Jack C. Powell of Vinton. According to the Lake Charles Police, Powell …

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18-Wheeler Crash on I-35 near Downtown Austin

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18-Wheeler Causes Messy Morning Commute 18-wheelers are a common sight on Texas highways like I-35 and I-30. In fact, just last week I-35 was shut down outside of Austin because of an 18-wheeler rollover accident downtown. Making an already messy commute even more of a headache, the 18-wheeler had crashed and partially overturned on I-35 downtown. The incident happened around …

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Southwest Airline Flight Turns Deadly, Killing One

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On Tuesday, April 17th, a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight turned tragic when an engine blew, sending shrapnel through a shattered window and killing one. The woman, Jennifer Riordan from New Mexico, was sitting on the left side of the plane when a part of the engine broke, sucking her partially through the window. Passengers report the woman was hanging in …

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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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How to Avoid Truck Accidents

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Large Trucking Accidents on the Rise Big trucks and 18-wheelers are a staple on the Texas highways, but they are also often the cause of serious accidents. Unfortunately, accidents involving big trucks occur quite frequently in Texas, resulting in devastating injuries, or worse. The trucking industry has a large presence in Dallas, namely on I-30, I-35, and I-45. Because of …

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Can You Sue Uber for An Accident?

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Uber has been in the news as of late, and not for a good reason. On March 18th, a pedestrian in Arizona was struck and killed by a self-driving car operated by Uber. This is the first pedestrian death linked to autonomous technology and raises serious questions about the safety of these vehicles. Uber immediately stepped in and stopped all …

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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 …