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Hours Of Service In The Trucking Industry

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In the trucking industry, there are a lot of federal regulations that need to be followed. One of them involves hours of service. All drivers and carriers must comply with the hours of service law, which refers to the maximum amount of time truck drivers are allowed to be on duty over the course… Read More »

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1 Killed In DUI Crash In Houston

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One drunk driver is bad enough. When there are two drunk drivers on the road, and they collide with each other, the results can be severe and even fatal. Sadly, this was the case on the evening of August 27 in Houston. Two drunk drivers hit each other, killing one person. The fatal car… Read More »

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1 Killed After Crashing Into Parked Car

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When many drivers hit a parked car, they are often traveling at low speeds, so if there are any injuries, they are usually minor. Unfortunately, this was not the case in North Houston, where a driver was recently killed after colliding with a parked car.  The fatal accident occurred on the morning of September… Read More »

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Wrong-Way Driver Causes 5-Vehicle Crash In Houston

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It’s important to follow traffic laws at all times. When a motorist runs stop signs or drives in the wrong direction, serious and even fatal accidents. Fortunately, a wrong-way crash in Houston did not cause major injuries, but it did involve five vehicles. The accident occurred on the afternoon of September 10 on North… Read More »

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Bad Faith Insurance Practices

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When a person gets in a car accident and they are covered by an insurance policy, they expect that the auto insurance will pay their claim without issue. However, this is not always the case. Some insurance companies go back on their promises once a claim is filed. They may use various tactics to… Read More »

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Most Common Car Defects

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We expect that our vehicles will drive safely with no issues. However, many of us know all too well that a car can break down on the road at any time. A tire may blow out. The engine may suddenly catch fire. The brakes may suddenly fail, causing a car accident. While many vehicle… Read More »

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1 Killed, 2 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash In Houston

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Many car accidents could be prevented if drivers would follow traffic laws. That doesn’t always happen, though. Some drivers act stupid while behind the wheel, doing things such as drinking alcohol, speeding, and driving in the wrong direction. Wrong-way driving led to the death of one person, with two other people injured. The fatal… Read More »

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2 Killed When Ferrari Loses Control In Houston

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Sports cars are fun to drive until you lose control. Many of these cars go super fast and once a driver starts speeding, it’s hard for them to slow down—until they collide with something and cause a serious car accident. Sadly, two drivers were killed when a Ferrari lost control in Houston. The fatal… Read More »

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How Does Bad Weather Cause Accidents?

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When it’s raining or snowing outside, your first thoughts are probably about staying home. Who wants to be traveling in this weather? And for good reason. Car accidents increase in bad weather and it can affect factors such as driver capabilities, vehicle performance, road conditions, traffic flow, and crash risk. What are the effects… Read More »

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Motorcyclist Killed In Houston Crash

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Motorcycles can be fun to ride, but they don’t offer a lot of protection in a crash. Even a rear-end crash can cause fatal injuries. Sadly, this was recently the case in Houston. A man was riding his sports motorcycle in the eastbound lanes of the East Freeway on the morning of August 15…. Read More »

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