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Vehicle Safety

TxDOT Wants To Keep Everyone Safe in Road Work Zones

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and other agencies are taking concrete steps to address the issue of safety in road construction areas throughout the state, in a bid to protect both drivers and construction workers in work zones. Last month, TxDOT decided to address issues of safety in a road construction zone on Interstate…

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Vehicle Safety, Workplace Safety

Driving Safely Around Emergency Vehicles

On any given day on any Texas road, you can be driving along and minding your own business when you suddenly hear sirens wailing and it causes a slight panic. Are they targeting you? You look up at the rearview mirror and see emergency lights flashing. There is an emergency somewhere, so what do you…

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Vehicle Safety

First Fatalities Reported Involving Electric Scooters

As many cities and states debate the potential of regulating the nascent dockless e-scooter industry, earlier this month saw the first two fatalities from accidents involving these increasingly popular personal vehicles. The First E-Scooter Fatality in Dallas Unfortunately, what is quite possibly the first-ever fatality related to dockless e-scooters happened in Texas. According to Dallas…

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Vehicle Safety

Was the Washington Amtrak Derailment Preventable?

Early Monday morning, an Amtrak train in the middle of its first-ever run on a new line of high-speed service between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon, derailed at a location about 40 miles south of Seattle. The train derailed as the train was crossing an overpass over Interstate 5, one of the busiest highways on…

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Personal Injury, Vehicle Safety

Study: The Most Dangerous Places for Pedestrians in Texas

Pedestrian safety is a priority driver safety issue in Texas – where non-motorist fatalities have steadily increased every year since 2012. PAGE CONTENTS: What Are The Most Dangerous Places for Pedestrians in Texas? San Antonio Austin Houston Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington Brownsville Laredo Why is This Important? Pedestrian Safety Tips At the Hill Law Firm, we wanted…

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Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Vehicle Safety