What to do if hit by a drunk driver? In the United States, there are over121 million self-reported incidents of alcohol-impaired driving among adults in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for disease control and prevention. And over 1 million people are arrested in the country each year for driving under the influence […]
This could happen. It sounds random or perhaps even absurd, but motor vehicles wrecking into homes is more common than most people realize. In fact, a home in Raleigh, NC has been hit by a car a total of 6 times. Shockingly, motor vehicles hitting homes accounts for 5% off all home insurance claims.
The city council, after four hours of deliberation, have decided 8-3 to approve a $720 million transportation bond proposal for the November ballot. The proposal comes from Austin mayor, Steven Adler.
Austin boating accident attorneys know a thing or two about boating safety. They also know the laws regarding operating a boat after drinking.
Austin saw an increase in DWI arrests. From May 9th to May 31st of this year, Austin experienced an astounding 7.5% increase in the rates of arrest for drunk driving, which meant an increase in accidents.
Boating Safety Tips: In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of boat accidents in the Austin, Texas area. As a result, there has been a significant rise in the number of people injured in boating accidents during that same time period.
Boating safety in Austin. According to Texas.gov, the most common citations given to boaters are for not having enough life jackets on board or children under 13 not wearing life jackets. Nearly 85 percent of people who drown are not wearing a life jacket.
Austin On A Nostalgic Trip. The changes that can come to a city over the course of two decades can be dramatic as a recent online video showed with respect to how Austin has rapidly expanded. Back on June 9, 1996, a then-law student from Scotland decided to document what life looked like in the […]
Lack of visibility, create traffic hazards. With months of above average rainfall, it’s no surprise that overgrown shrubbery is taking over Austin’s sidewalks. In fact, the city of Austin states that addressing overgrown shrubs is necessary to clear up more than 40% of the city’s sidewalks – making them safer and more accessible to all.
No more rideshares in Austin. The popular ridesharing services Uber and Lyft have ceased operations within the city limits after the failure of Proposition 1 on the May 7th ballot. The failed proposition would have softened some city regulations, including mandatory fingerprint background checks for drivers. Both Lyft and Uber say that they will continue […]