Tag: "Safety"

Texas Drivers

Where Does Texas Rank in Terms of Bad Driving?

| August 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

A recently released report which looked at data involving driving habits across the nation has ranked Texas as one of the slightly-better states in the country when it comes to safe driving. The unenviable top (worst) spot was snatched up by Utah, with the best drivers coming from Rhode Island. Texas Earns “C” Grade for […]

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Drug Recalls

What Happens When a Drug is Recalled?

| June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

What happens when a drug is recalled due to a previously-undiscovered health concern? How are people notified? What can you do if your health has been affected by the use of this unsafe drug? Millions of people count on medication to help deal with infection, treat illness, or alleviate pain and discomfort. These medications consist of […]

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Distracted Driving Awareness

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

| April 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Did you know that car crashes caused by distracted drivers result in over $125 billion in economic loss and societal harm every single year? A lot of us don’t appreciate the attention with which we should operate a vehicle, and studies show that driving while distracted is not limited to drivers of any age group. […]

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Car Accidents on Interstate 30 in Dallas

Car Accidents on I-30 in Dallas

| February 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Interstate 30 (I-30) in Dallas, also known as the Tom Landry freeway, is a common spot for accidents and drunk drivers. A lot of us travel I-30 on our way to and from work every day, making it one of the busiest freeways in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In June of 2016, two semi trucks collided […]

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Personal Injury Assumption of Risk

Assumption of Risk in a Personal Injury Case

| November 18, 2016 | Comments (0)

Some activities are inherently dangerous, and most of us know this on some level before even performing them. A good example here would have to be bungee jumping or sky jumping.  If you’re going to perform these activities under the supervision of professionals, you’ll most likely be asked to sign a waiver which essentially lets […]

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Truck Drivers Avoiding International Roadcheck

Watch Out: Truck Drivers May Be Speeding after “Roadcheck Vacation”

| June 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

Our highways are often crowded with commercial trucks that do not pass inspection, and should not be allowed on the road. The CVSA’s International Roadcheck (which just occurred from June 7th-9th) aims to focus law enforcement on inspecting commercial trucks for safety violations, but the weeks following this event can actually be more dangerous than normal. […]

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Motorcycle Awareness Month 2016

Motorcycle Awareness Month – May 2016

| May 2, 2016 | Comments (0)

The Department of Transportation is launching a “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign for Motorcycle Awareness Month. As Distracted Driving Awareness month comes to a close, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) continues to do all they can to keep motorists safe on Texas roadways by launching a month-long awareness campaign titled Motorcycle […]

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Texas is Cracking Down on Texting and Driving

Nationwide Effort to Improve Driving Safety Begins in Texas

| March 3, 2016 | Comments (0)

After car accident fatalities jumped 9.3% in the first nine months of 2015, safety officials are working to improve driver behavior in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, as well as the rest of the nation. Mark Rosekind, an administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), along with 300 others, are spear-heading a series of regional summits held […]

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NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Takata Airbag Failures

NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Takata Airbag Failures

| November 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

VIDEO: Slow-motion video of Takata airbag inflator testing. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded the investigation it has been conducting into the defective Takata airbags involved in the biggest auto recall in U.S. history. In October of 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it had made plans to expand the investigation […]

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Airbags & Car Safety

Car Safety Advancements, Both Past & Future

| November 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Video: How auto safety has improved over the past 45 years. Automobiles, Technology, and Safety Improvements Technology has come a long way since cars were first introduced. Of course, none of these changes have come about without opposition. In the 1950s (before the introduction of seat belts and without the number of interstate highways we […]

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