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Drowsy Driving Week Raises Fatigue Awareness

As many as 100,000 automobile accidents could be avoided each year if fatigued drivers stayed off the roads. Drowsy Driving Prevention Week aims to educate drivers about this dangerous problem and how to prevent it. The National Sleep Foundation is sponsoring… Read More

National Teen Driver Safety Week

When teenagers first receive their drivers license, it is an exciting time. They have reached a new level of independence and want nothing more than to drive everywhere they can and show their friends that they can now drive. Unfortunately, their inexperience… Read More

Could Head-Up Displays Lead to More Distracted Drivers?

In a tech-driven world, some question if the newest advances in automobile technology are simply more distractions to a driver who is already overloaded with too much information. Specifically, the integration of head-up displays into the everyday automobile… Read More

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Aggressive Driving

Can a traumatic brain injury (TBI) lead to more aggressive driving and increased risks for being involved in an auto accident? A new study out of Canada says yes. The study, published in the Accident Analysis and Prevention journal, examined 4,000 drivers… Read More

As More Adults are Cycling, Injuries are on the Rise

More and more people across the country are increasingly riding their bicycles. While it is great to see people becoming more active and enjoying the outdoors on their bikes, the increase also means more bicycle accident injuries and more deaths. And… Read More

Law Requires Distracted Driving Course for New Drivers

Texas teens working toward getting their drivers license will now be required to pass a new distracted driving course in order to get their license. Every day more than nine people are killed and more than 1,100 people are injured in the United States… Read More

Drivers Reminded to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over This Labor Day

More than 10,000 law enforcement agencies across the country, including local agencies in Texas, have partnered with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for its annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Police will be out… Read More

Test-Drive Accidents: Who is Liable?

When test-driving a vehicle, you are at just as much a risk for being involved in an auto accident as any other time you are on the road. The only difference is that you are in a vehicle that you do not own. Because of this, determining who should pay… Read More

Failure to Yield Auto Accidents

We have all seen it on the roadways. Drivers who treat stop signs as yield signs, and yield signs as if they are not even there. This type of driving infraction is called failure to yield, and sometimes it is the result of negligence. People are in such… Read More

CDC: Millions Drive Drunk Each Month

A study released by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered that 4.2 million people admitted to driving drunk at least one time during the previous month. With numbers this staggering, the reality of drunk driving is brought… Read More