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DWIs are one of the Leading Causes of Automobile Accidents

Driving While Intoxicated is one of the leading causes of automobile accidents in the State of Texas. In 2015, there were approximately 24,000 vehicle crashes related to alcohol. Of the 24,000 alcohol-related crashes, almost 900 of them were fatal. The great fear is that when the 2016 numbers will demonstrate an increase in these crashes.…

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Texting and Driving: A Deadly Combination

Technology surrounds us wherever we go. Smartphones seem to dominate our attention all the time, including when we sit behind the wheel of our car.  In the U.S., this is so much more apparent than in other countries. People use their phones all the time, and roughly half a million people are texting and driving…

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truck accident

Distracted Driving is a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents in the state of Texas. According to TXDOT, statewide, approximately one in five traffic crashes involves driver distraction. Many in Texas are guilty of using their phones while driving, even if they don’t admit it. According to a new study, distracted driving is…

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Motorcycle Lawyer

Motorcyclists have the same rights as any motor vehicle

Walker Texas Lawyer is your Houston Motorcycle Lawyer   Motorcyclists have all the same rights and privileges as any motor vehicle driver on the roadway. This means they are entitled to their space on the road, no matter the size of their ride. This also means that they must follow the same road laws as…

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