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Why Your Commute is a Threat to Your Safety

Nobody likes long commutes to work, so it isn’t good news that the time people spend behind the wheel is continuing to increase. A recent study by the AAA Foundation shows that the time Americans spend in their cars has increased by about 20 minutes a week, compared to 5 years ago. Collectively, Americans now spend an astoundi[...]

Date: June 3, 2019 / Accident Attorney
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Texas Cracking Down on Passing Police Cars

Passing Police Cars in Texas Move Over / Slow Down Law Helps Prevent Accidents and Injuries If you’re a driver in Texas, you’ll want to know that Texas State Troopers are stepping up enforcement of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. Enacted in 2003, the law requires drivers to change lanes or slow down when passing poli[...]

Date: May 3, 2019 / Accident Attorney
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What Applicants Should Know About Our Firm

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 as legal advocates seriously, and [...]

Date: April 16, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Personal Injury / Wrongful Death
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Where Texas Could Improve Safety Laws

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, however, Texas is roughly middle [...]

Date: April 5, 2019 / Accident Attorney
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month – Why it Matters for Road Safety

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 espec[...]

Date: April 1, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Safety Tips / Vehicle Wrecks
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Road Deaths Triple When It’s Dark

A disproportionate number of car wrecks happen at night, defined as between the hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. It’s a fact that the risk of being involved in a wreck (your fault or someone else’s) is three times higher at night. Road fatalities triple during the night, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrat[...]

Date: March 29, 2019 / Accident Attorney
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More Bad News on the Health Risks of Truck Driving

Trucking companies are competing for the best drivers as a shortage of over-the-road interstate truckers in the U.S. persists. In 2018, the industry reached a 20-year peak for tonnage hauled, according to the American Trucking Association. Despite employing 3.5 million truck drivers, they estimate there is a shortage of 50,000 d[...]

Date: March 25, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Truck Accidents
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Houston Chronicle’s Eye-Opening Report on Crash Victims in Texas

Car accidents are out of control across Texas and the Houston area, which is the leader among the country’s major metro regions when it comes to crashes, injuries, and deaths. In 2017, there were nearly 700 fatalities and 3,200 serious injuries in the region. And the impact to car crash victims who are involved in serious acci[...]

Date: March 22, 2019 / Accident Attorney
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The Takata Air Bag Story Just Won’t End

The New Year was barely upon us before the number of recalled Takata air bags and their faulty inflators got noticeably larger. During the first two weeks of 2019, Ford recalled around 782,000 vehicles in the U.S. (950,000 worldwide) while Fiat-Chrysler recalled over 1.4 million Takata air bags in the U.S., along with an undiscl[...]

Date: March 18, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Defective Products / Vehicle Wrecks
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When Talking About Crashes, Why Do We Blame the Victims?

When a driver hits another car, a pedestrian, or cyclist, we can be too quick to habitually blame the victim for the accident instead of the driver who is responsible. This unfair victim accusation is based in part on human psychology, with negligent (or careless) drivers (and their insurers) all too willing to perpetuate this m[...]

Date: February 11, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Bicycle Accidents / Pedestrian Injury
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