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Nov 29
2018

Common Reasons Texas Teen Drivers Get into Car Crashes

Auto Accidents | Auto Insurance Claims | Drunk Driving Accidents | Teen Driving

Auto accidents are the number one killer of teenagers in the United States of America. That’s right – nothing kills more teens than car crashes.

You might think that this is just a byproduct of the danger of cars in general – and to some degree it is. However, teenagers are also more likely to be killed in a car accident than any other age group.

Do not let your teenager become another heartbreaking statistic. Learn the top causes of auto accidents among the 16-19 age range, and be sure to have a talk with your teenager (or their friends) about the dangers of driving and how they can be safe on the road.

Why do teens get into more [...]

Jul 19
2018

How Injury Lawsuits against Drunk Drivers Work in Texas    

Auto Accidents | Drunk Driving Accidents

If you have been injured in an accident with a drunk driver, you aren’t alone. Many other Texans are facing the same battle as you. In this post, we’re going to explain how personal injury lawsuits against drunk drivers work in Texas.

Statistics Texans Should Know about Drunk Driving Injuries

Each day in the US, 29 people die from vehicle accidents that involve a drunk driver. That equals one death every 50 minutes. Nearly 30 percent of annual traffic-related fatalities in the US involve alcohol use. The costs of alcohol-related accidents add up to over $44 billion each year.

Over one million drivers were arrested in 2016 for drunk or drugged driving. But over 111 million people self-reported regular drunk [...]

Dec 28
2017

Watch Out for Drunk Drivers over the Holidays

Auto Accidents | Drunk Driving Accidents | Personal Injury

For many people, the winter holidays bring an infectious joy that comes from extra time spent with loved ones and a season dedicated to merry-making and thankfulness. It truly can be the most wonderful time of the year.

Be careful not to let those joyous feelings make you less wary and aware of your surroundings though. Bad things still happen over the holiday season. People steal gifts and break into houses. Poorly attended meals can cause food poisoning. Drunk individuals make the bad decision to get behind the wheel of their car and head out on the same roads that you use.

You wouldn’t turn off your house alarm or eat turkey that had been sitting out overnight. So why [...]

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