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Auto Safety Devices: Traction Control

What is Traction Control? Traction control is an active vehicle safety feature designed to assist vehicles by helping them make effective use of all the traction available on the road when accelerating on low-friction road surfaces. When a vehicle without traction control attempts to accelerate on a slippery surface like ice, snow, or loose gravel, the wheels…

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Auto Accidents, Vehicle Safety

Auto Safety Devices: Rollover-Activated Side-Curtain Airbags

Among the most effective safety devices on passenger vehicles for nearly two decades have been side-curtain airbags (SCA), That’s especially true of those designed to be activated in a rollover accident.  The first rollover-activated side curtain airbags (SCA) on the market became available on 2002.5 model year Ford Explorers and Mercury Mountaineer 4 door SUVs….

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Auto Accidents, Vehicle Safety

The Truth About Rear-End Accidents

Among the most common collisions on Texas roads and everywhere else are rear-enders. We only know this because we see them around everywhere. Unfortunately, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) does not keep records or compile statistics regarding the number of rear-end accidents that occur every year. Thankfully, some entities do compile statistics, which is…

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Auto Accidents

How the Value of a Car Accident Case is Determined

Few who drive every day would argue that San Antonio roads, as well as roads throughout Bexar County and the rest of Texas, are always packed with traffic, but there is more to it than that. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),  Texas roads are also among the most accident-prone in the…

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Auto Accidents

How to Obtain Your Medical Records After an Injury

Recovering compensation after an accident in Texas requires at least a basic understanding of the insurance process. You will need to file a claim with the insurance company of the person or party that caused your injury. Then, you will need to prove your injury and related losses using evidence. An insurance company may deny…

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Personal Injury

Who Pays for Damages in a 3-Way Car Accident?

Not all car accidents involve only two drivers. Many are three-way, four-way and pileup accidents. Since Texas is a fault state, you must determine fault for your accident before you can file an insurance claim. Determining fault for a multi-car accident can be tricky. You may need assistance from a car accident lawyer to understand…

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Auto Accidents

What If You Are Hit by a Company Car?

A car accident of any kind can be stressful and lead to a complicated insurance process. You may not know who is responsible for causing the crash or paying for your medical bills and other damages. If you discover that the other vehicle in your collision is a company car, this could change how you…

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Auto Accidents

Will My Insurance Premiums Increase After an Accident?

One of the many problems that can come with getting into an auto accident is the possibility of your insurance premiums increasing. Insurance companies make a profit by penalizing drivers who are at fault for auto accidents. Even if you were partly at fault for a crash, your insurance rates may increase. The insurance company…

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Auto Accidents

Which Features Make My Car Safer?

Whenever someone in San Antonio or elsewhere in Texas is shopping for a new vehicle, all car buyers should take special note that vehicle drivers and passengers are being protected by more vehicle safety features than ever before. Safety should always be a major consideration when buying a new car. And while overall safety ratings…

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Auto Accidents, Vehicle Safety

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