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Will New Texas Distracted Driving Laws Make a Difference?

Drivers know not to text and drive, but they still do. Now that Texas has legally outlawed it, it’s natural to wonder how effective a ban is. There is reliable evidence that states with texting bans are saving lives. Delaware was the first state to pass a no-texting law, which went into effect in 2005. Since then, almost eve[...]

Date: December 19, 2017 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Texas House Bill 62: Texting and Driving

As of September 1, 2017, Texas motorists are now subject to a new set of rules on texting and driving. The Offense Texas House Bill 62 created consequences for drivers who read, write, or send an electronic message from a portable wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle. The Defense There are many defenses [...]

Date: November 20, 2017 / Vehicle Wrecks
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New Texting While Driving Law in Texas: “It Can Wait”

Texting while driving is a dangerous distraction – and as of September 1, 2017, it will be illegal in Texas. In May, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a measure that bans driver texting and emailing while the vehicle is moving. This law expands the current law that prohibits texting in school zones. Texting while driving [...]

Date: August 26, 2017 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Flood Safety Tips for Houston Residents

Houston residents are no strangers to floods. They have become an ever-present reality in our lives over recent years, and our city’s infrastructure is obviously struggling to meet the demands caused by flash floods. When the skies open and the rain floods our roads, drivers are put in a very dangerous situation. Some parts [...]

Date: February 28, 2017 / Vehicle Wrecks

Beware of the Recorded Statement

[caption id="attachment_5504" align="alignleft" width="300"] Should I give a recorded statement?[/caption] It’s only natural to want to tell your side of the story—especially when you’ve been wronged. If you’ve been involved in an auto accident, one of the first things an insurance adjuster will ask you to do is give a [...]

Date: June 22, 2016 / Vehicle Wrecks

Phantom Vehicle Accidents Lawyer

Phantom Vehicle Accidents Lawyer What Is a Phantom Accident? A phantom accident is a car accident that occurs when one vehicle has left the scene of the accident without being identified. This often leaves the other driver in a bind when trying to obtain insurance coverage for damage caused by a phantom driver. Two types of [...]

Date: October 27, 2015 / Vehicle Wrecks