The Dangers of Commercial Truck Driver Fatigue

The 76-year-old driver in Miami, Oklahoma never saw the stopped cars lined up behind a minor highway accident. He overran several vehicles, continuing 270 feet after the initial impact. He never applied his brakes. Investigators of this 2009 accident say the truck driver was asleep at the wheel. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found that his acute sleep loss, disrupted …

Texting and Driving? Not Anymore with This Radar Gun

If you are anything like most people, you actively try to avoid getting pulled over for speeding or other traffic infractions. We know that if we speed, an officer with a radar gun is likely to find and catch us. So we keep our speed to the speed limit and obey the law. With the advent of smartphones and texting, though, not everyone …

The Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in Texas

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States. Texas in particular, with its huge land area and large population, has its share of crashes. However, you don’t have to be a statistic yourself. By understanding the most common causes of car accidents, you can help keep yourself safe. Here’s what you need to know. 

Highway Fatality Awareness

Every year in the United States–Texas included–too many people are killed or severely injured in traffic accidents. It doesn’t matter if it is a fatal head-on collision or other traffic accident; it seems that highway crashes, accidents, and wrecks are inevitable. Unfortunately, many of these accidents end in a highway fatality. It doesn’t matter if you are in a truck, a …

Auto Industry Faces Tough Road Ahead due to Product Defects

In 2014, the auto industry suffered a record year for auto recalls. More than 60 million cars, trucks and SUVs on U.S. roads and highways were recalled due to some type of safety-related defect. That astonishing figure translates to one out of every four cars on the road. When it comes to this year’s recalls, none of the major car …