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Beware of the danger at crossroads!

Anyone who drives through Texas on a regular basis understands the meaning of busy roads and heavy traffic. There are many dangers out there for even the most cautious motorists. A particular risk involves any and all intersections as these crossroads are often scenes of serious motor vehicle collisions. There can be quite a lot going on at an average intersection, including cars stopping at red lights or stop signs, pedestrians navigating crosswalks, and perhaps even bicyclists, tractor-trailers or other travelers converging, adding to the challenge of safe driving.

5 Steps for dealing with a hit-and-run accident

A car crash of any kind can be difficult enough to deal with when all parties involved remain on the scene, and many individuals consider being involved in a hit-and-run accident a nightmare. If you were ever harmed in an accident where the at-fault driver fled the scene, you probably know just how overwhelming and frightening an experience like this can be. Considering the following steps for dealing with a hit-and-run car accident may help you better understand how to handle such an unfortunate turn of events.

Why did Houston driver not slow for a disabled vehicle?

Interstate 45 is a heavily traveled highway connecting Houston to Dallas. It was recently the site of a motor vehicle accident in which three children were injured and hospitalized. The Houston Police Department said that a Toyota Corolla was pulled over in the Gulf Freeway's emergency lane when a Nissan Altima slammed into it from behind. The three children who were inside the disabled vehicle were injured. 

3 Unexpected Ways Settlement Offers Are Unfair

On the surface, it might seem like it is easy to determine whether or not a car accident settlement company is fair. Obviously, if the insurance company makes no offer, if they delay or they offer what is clearly a token settlement, they are being unfair. If the settlement offer covers your medical bills and missed paychecks it is fair, right?

What should I do right away after an auto accident?

Car accidents happen every day in the United States, and they often leave people injured or dead. Those lucky enough to walk away should be grateful to still have their lives, but that doesn't mean they should let the reckless and negligent driver who caused the accident off easy. People are expected to be responsible drivers, so when they fail to do so, the people that they affect should not be afraid to take action and file a claim against them.

76-year-old man dies in two-car accident

When someone is behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, they are expected to drive responsibly and follow the laws of the road. While many people choose to follow these rules, others may fail to do so. The surprising thing is that even when people are following the rules and being cautious, there is still a chance that they can be involved in an accident.

Request compensation for lost wages following a car accident

Some people go through life never having been in a car accident, while others are not so lucky. There are a number of reasons that car accidents occur, but many times, it is simply because there is a driver who has failed to pay attention or follow the laws of the road. It is one thing to be negligent and endanger your own life, but when your actions interfere with the lives of others, it is not something that should be tolerated. This is why when someone has been involved in a car accident and can't return to work due to their injuries, they should request compensation for lost wages.

Negligent drivers can make flash floods more dangerous

Houston is a wonderful city to live in. However, the roads and highways can get congested and as such, defensive driving is always advisable. And sometimes circumstances can arise that demand extra care when behind the wheel. For instance, when weather conditions become extreme, it is vital to take the proper precautions to avoid danger.

Daylight saving may be related to drowsy driving accidents

Very recently, every last one of us in the United States had one hour of one day taken from us. Yes, it was once again the bi-annual ritual known as daylight saving time. While at one point in history there was reason for this time adjustment, these days it is viewed more as a nuisance that simply won't desist.

Aftermath of a car accident can last for a long time

In the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision, you may feel scared and disoriented. The sudden, violent impact of a car crash could leave you physically injured and emotionally traumatized. In those moments, it can be a struggle to regain your bearings and figure out what to do next.

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