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Preventing child fatalities caused by car accidents

Car accidents are the leading cause of death among children, underscoring the life-saving importance of child car seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the seats reduce the chance of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers. NHTSA also reports that an alarming 46 percent of seats are...

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Houston attorneys offer best ideas to avoid bicycle crashes in protected bike lanes

Cycling has become increasingly popular in Houston. With this growing popularity comes the good and the bad. Infrastructural improvements around the city have become more accommodating for bicyclists, as Houston continues to expand its on-street bikeways and off-street trails. On the other hand, bicycle fatalities have increased by 25 percent since their lowest point in...

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Houston attorneys weigh in on the dangers city intersections pose to disabled pedestrians

Statewide data asserts that Houston leads Texas as the most dangerous city for road users. According to a 2017 Texas Department of Transportation report, approximately 226 people died on Houston roads. Across the state of Texas, pedestrians are especially at risk. A 2018 report by the Governors' Association for Highway Safety concluded that Texas ranks...

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New Texas Law Cracks Down on Unsafe Tires

Texas legislators are protecting drivers by passing a bill prohibiting the installation of unsafe, used tires. The bill, which was adopted with the bipartisan support of state lawmakers and sent to Governor Gregg Abbott for his signature: Defines the characteristics of unsafe tires Forbids businesses from knowingly installing unsafe tires on any vehicle traveling on...

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7 Important Things to Do After a Car Accident

No one ever thinks they’re going to be in an accident but statistically, it’s bound to happen. The moments and days after a car accident are a whirlwind but there are a lot of important steps to take during that time to protect your health, finances, and future. Don’t be unprepared – in the event...

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Our Attorneys Discuss the Dangers of Electric Scooters in Texas Cities

Electric scooters are popping up in major cities across the United States, including Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio. While they may not have made their way into Houston, may soon allow e-scooter companies to be established within city limits. San Antonio officials recently placed restrictions on the use of e-scooters. Companies are now prohibited from...

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Texas Attorneys Discuss the Dangers of Multitasking While Driving

Distracted driving is a serious concern in Texas, and around the nation. To that end, many states have enacted laws that limit or outright ban the use of cell phones while operating a vehicle. The National Safety Council recently released an infographic explaining why this approach is so often taken. Phone distractions Titled The Great...

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