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Improving Safety for Houston’s Pedestrians and Cyclists

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. [...]

Date: April 8, 2019 / Bicycle Accidents / Pedestrian Injury / Safety Tips
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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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Heeding Texas DPS Winter Weather Warnings

Those of us on the upper Texas Gulf Coast rarely experience extended periods of wintry cold and ice. But when we do get “sideswiped” by Old Man Winter, some of us refuse to alter our driving habits. So we ... Drive the speed limit (or faster) on ice-covered roads, losing control of our vehicle. If you drive the speed limi[...]

Date: February 4, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Safety Tips
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Despite FDA Ban, Lead Lingers in Hair-Coloring Products

On December 3, 2018, a ban on lead acetate in hair coloring products went into effect. Consumer Reports and several watchdog groups had filed a petition with the FDA earlier this year to put the ban in place. The FDA’s release about the ban reads in part: “The FDA reviewed the information and data submitted by the petitioner[...]

Date: January 14, 2019 / Product Liability / Safety Tips
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Observing Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is November 4 – 11. Affirmed by Congress and other governmental and NGOs, it is sponsored by the American Sleep Foundation (ASF). This public awareness campaign reminds drivers about sleep safety, with emphasis on the perils encountered by those who insist on driving while sleep-deprived. It's go[...]

Date: November 8, 2018 / Accident Attorney / Safety Tips
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Do You Know the Danger Zones Around Large Trucks?

There is no doubt that driving near an 18-wheeler can be intimidating. Fully loaded tractor-trailers can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. When a behemoth of that size collides with a passenger car, it usually doesn’t bode well for the car’s occupants. While truck drivers are taught to keep their eyes out for other vehicles by[...]

Date: August 7, 2018 / Personal Injury / Safety Tips / Truck Accidents
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