Can Uber Reduce DWI Accidents?

  Drunk driving can be a very complex issue in which its existence creates the potential for car accidents and legal ramifications, sometimes injuries and death. In addition, there are continued efforts in order to ensure that this issue is combated against. In recent months, there has been a great deal of buzz in the

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Drugged Driving

  More often than not, drivers understand that drugs and driving is not only problematic, but also bears additional legal ramifications. However, while most individuals understand that illicit drugs are both illegal and causes a great deal of accidents, very few realize that one must also consider the medicines they take.   Even prescription medication

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Texas Seatbelt Laws

  As many drivers understand, wearing a seatbelt is also vital to ensuring safety while on the roadway. However, while this is generally common practice, individuals should also consider what the laws say regarding seatbelt usage.   To start, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety, as per the Transportation Code Chapter 545, the

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Black Ice Car Accidents

There is little doubt, when the weather gets colder; more traffic accidents are likely to occur. This can be attributed to the inclement weather conditions, such as sleet and slow, snow, icy rain, and so forth. According to the National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA), in 2011 alone there was approximately 26,458 fatal accidents in normal

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Punitive Damages In Drunken Driver Cases

  In Texas, punishment or punitive damages are regulated under Civil Practice And Remedies Code Section 41. In short, the state of Texas has made it very difficult for victims to obtain justice by punitive or punishment damages. One exception is that is probably victims of drunk drivers, who may potentially obtain more justice by

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Motorcycle Crash Facts

For many individuals, the motorcycle represents a vehicle that embodies freedom and perseverance; however it is equally one that can be dangerous. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Traffic Safety Administration, through its Traffic Safety Facts, in 2011 alone there were 4,612 motorcyclists that were killed in traffic accidents. This is an

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Fall Protection for Workers

  While there may be numerous hazards for workers in any given labor environment, one area that is often overlooked is the potential for falls and falling objects to create harm. According to a recent OSHA (Occupational Safety Health Administration) study “falls and falling objects can result from unstable working surfaces, ladders, that are not

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Tips For Child Proofing Your Home

Without a doubt, children are our most precious gifts and as parents it is essential to keep them safe and free from harm. However, although many parents will work to ensure that they are safe when outside of the home, not much consideration is often given to the potential for problems to occur while at

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