According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Austin residents are involved in an average of 13,029 crashes each year (based on the latest available statistics from 2013). Of that number, 3,879 are serious-injury crashes and 69 are fatal incidents. Around 72 people die and another 5,154 sustain major injuries. To help avoid becoming part of […]
The continuing tragedy of motorcycle deaths in Texas is something that occurs all too often, which means not only pain and suffering for the victims’ families, but in many cases, the loss of future income by the deceased.
Recently, the Texas House of Representatives passed new requirements that would allow convicted drunk drivers to drive–but only if they’re sober. These new Texas requirements are a grim reminder of how high a percentage of car accidents involve intoxicated drivers. Often, those drivers have suspended licenses due to previous drunk-driving convictions. The new requirements hope to […]
The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that man’s death after a two-car car accident near the small town of Athens. According to their reports, the fatal incident took place on Jan. 21 around 1:30 p.m. The accident happened on Loop 7 in Athens. A 37-year-old male resident of the area was driving a […]
Texas drivers who have been in an automobile accident may be at risk for a type of injury known as whiplash. Whiplash may have serious effects on the health and well-being of the person who suffers from it. The debility from the injury may last for only a short time, or it might remain permanently. […]
Law enforcement officials in Harris County took a man into custody in relation to a fatal accident involving two vehicles in Houston. Officials suspect that the man, 31, was impaired and running a red light when he caused the accident. According to Houston police, the 31-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet Aveo at high speeds […]
On Nov. 30, five Texas A&M students were severely injured in a head-on crash. The car accident happened along State Highway 105 in Montgomery County at about 8:30 p.m. while the students were all in a red Hyundai going westbound. When the driver of a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction crossed the centerline […]
After a car accident in Austin, Texas, it is important for those involved in the wreck to know what they should and should not do. Often, this is not something that people give much thought to until their car has been hit and they are injured — or there are injuries to other people in […]