Category: Car Accidents

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COVID-19 Sees Substantial Decline in Congestion but Opens Potential for More High-Speed Crashes According to a recent report by the ABC 13 Eyewitness News, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly reduced the number of people on Houston’s roads. The news agency using Houston TranStar compared data from March 25, 2019, and March 25, 2020, at I-10/Katy Freeway and Voss….

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A truck accident in Sealy, Texas injured one person and killed another when a Texas Disposal Services truck collided with an Old Highway 90 bridge. According to law enforcement, the truck was in a raised position when it hit the overpass, causing debris to fall into traffic on Highway 36. A white sedan carrying a mother and…

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When gas prices dive, more people take to the roads. While it is unsurprising that there is a correlation between the number of people on the roads and the number of accidents and fatalities, economists are also predicting that nice weather may be linked to rates of traffic fatalities. At the annual meeting of the…

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As we head into the winter season, Texas will experience several days of wet weather. With wet pavement contributing to approximately 1.2 million collisions every year, it is important to exercise extreme caution while driving in the rain to avoid losing control of your vehicle. Our Houston personal injury lawyer at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland &…

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With the holiday season in full effect, you can bet department stores, restaurants, grocery stores, and malls will have the busiest parking lots yet! Of course, this is due to the countless number of holiday shoppers traveling to purchase gifts for their loved ones, enjoying dinner with their families, buying food for the holiday dinners,…

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The Automobile Association of America (AAA) estimates that as many as 8.3 million Texans will be traveling between now and the end of the holiday season, with the majority of them hitting the road. A seven percent increase over last year, Texas highways are expected to see a ton of traffic. We want you and…

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Last month, a new law aimed at decreasing the number of drunk driving offenses and protecting Texas drivers went into effect just before Labor Day Weekend. Signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the law now requires all drunk driving offenders to install Ignition Interlock Devices (IIDs) on their vehicles as a condition for regaining their…

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Last month, Japanese auto part maker Takata announced that it would be expanding its recall of U.S. cars and trucks fitted with defective airbags. The expansion brought the recall to 34 million U.S. vehicles, making it the largest auto recall in American history. 53 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide. As part of the recall,…

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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and motorists across the country are being urged to remember the dangers of distractions behind the wheel. In Texas, safety advocates and officials from the Texas Department of Transportation teamed up earlier this month to launch the annual statewide “Talk, Text, Crash” campaign. Like national efforts to increase…

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A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is garnering national attention for a shocking set of videos that show distracted teen drivers in action. The study – which was released just in time for April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month – was designed to determine how common and dangerous distractions are among…