Month: April 2019

Teen drivers need driving tests

A proposed bill in the Texas Legislature would reverse the current driver testing law for teenagers under the age of 18. State Representative James White, a Republican representing District 19, has introduced a bill to allow parents to administer driving tests to their teens, which was allowed prior to 2009. In 2009, the Legislature changed […]

Texas car accident

What do impaired driving, speeding, and texting behind the wheel have in common? They are among the bad driving habits that kill tens of thousands in the country annually. Just these 3 dangerous habits alone contribute to over 20,000 deaths every year, according to fatality data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). 1) […]

Terry Bryant Law

At Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law, we are proud of the reputation we have earned – not only from hardworking Texans needing help with an injury, but from our peers in the legal community. Much of our success comes from our firm’s ability to stay true to its core values. We take our role […]

Distracted Driving is Still on the Rise

A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that drivers still aren’t taking the dangers of distracted driving seriously. IIHS researchers found that while the number of drivers actually talking on cell phones behind the wheel has decreased, using phones for other things that take drivers’ eyes off the road and […]

man dies from a vape pen explosion

E-cigarettes still operate in an unusual space in the U.S. Many of the devices and liquids consumers use aren’t tightly regulated. Though there have been steps in the right direction over the last couple of years, these devices still pose a threat when something goes wrong, which is exactly what happened earlier this year in […]

Pedestrian and cyclist safety

Houston is one of the deadliest big cities for pedestrians and bicyclists. Each year, more than 100 walkers and cyclists are killed and hundreds more are seriously injured in accidents with motor vehicles. Fortunately, some positive steps are being taken to try to reduce the number of crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists. Study of Dangerous […]

Texas car accident

Texas led the nation in traffic deaths in 2017, with more than 3,700 people being killed on Texas roads during that year. It’s been several years since a day has gone by where no one has died on the roads in Texas. According to a 2019 Roadmap Report from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, […]

April is alcohol awareness month

Every April is Alcohol Awareness Month, which is sponsored by the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence. This annual awareness campaign seeks to educate people throughout the United State about the impact of alcohol abuse on our communities, our health, and our overall lives. Its focus on curbing alcohol abuse is especially important in […]

Used Car dealers selling recalled vehicles

Used car dealers and private sellers aren’t required to let consumers know about recalls on vehicles. They’re not required to do any repairs related to recalls. With new vehicles, dealerships are required by law to fix any open defects. But with used vehicles, consumers have to be able to protect themselves. This is a serious […]