Trucking Company Liability in Truck Accidents

A Houston trucking company was recently ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to cease all interstate and intrastate operations immediately. The FMCSA reports that Jaypur Logistics was blatantly noncompliant with safety regulations, some of which include Commercial Driver’s License standards, unsafe driving, controlled substances and alcohol use and testing, and maintenance. How…

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A Texas Boating Safety Checklist

With summer approaching, Texans are getting ready for boating season. Whether you own a boat, rent a Jet Ski for fun, or enjoy party boats for celebrations, water safety should always be paramount. Your day out on the water should be fun from beginning to end, without worry that anyone will suffer injury or tragedy.…

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The Dangers of Autonomous Trucks

The image of the truck driver, especially long-haul truckers, is one that is in many ways synonymous with America’s highway system. It is easy to picture: A driver traveling the open road in a big rig, communicating with other truckers via CB radio as they all crisscross the country to deliver vital consumer goods to…

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The Importance of Boating Safety

There’s nothing quite like getting out on the water and enjoying the many beautiful lakes, rivers, and miles of coastline here in Texas. However, a great day on the water can quickly turn into a terrible time in the emergency room – or worse – if people fail to follow basic boating safety laws and…

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Deadly Scooter Accidents Across Austin Cause For Concern

A few recent and fatal scooter accidents here in Austin call new concerns about the dangers of electric scooters. Because these small, open, motorized vehicles provide absolutely no protection from external forces, in the event of a collision, the scooter operator is typically severely or fatally injured. And, motorist negligence is often to blame for…

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Liability for Autonomous Vehicle Accidents in Austin

Autonomous vehicles can already be seen on some Texas roads. The development of these self-driving cars may help the local economy through new manufacturing jobs, and self-driving cars may allow travelers to better use their time than focusing on traffic. There are dangers, though. Computer intelligence isn’t the same as human intelligence. Many traffic risks…

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April 28 is World Day for Safety and Health at Work

The International Labor Organization (ILO) observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work (also just called “World Day”) every year as a way to raise awareness about work-related safety, and reduce on-the-job deaths and injuries. This year World Day falls on April 28 and the topic is participation and dialogue in creating a positive…

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