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Understanding insurance protection following a vehicle crash

In the state of Texas, drivers must pay for vehicle accidents if they are at fault, and most have liability insurance for this purpose. To meet the financial responsibility requirements under Texas law, a motorist must carry the minimum liability coverage: $30,000 per injured person, but only up to $60,000 per accident, and $25,000 for property damage. This basic, minimum coverage is known as 30/60/25.

Opioid use can lead to more car accidents

Drivers in Texas who are taking a type of opioid for pain or other health condition need to be aware that driving while under their influence can result in an increase in motor vehicle accidents. Opioids include prescription drugs, such as codeine, hydrocodone, oxycodone, fentanyl and morphine, as well as heroin. 

How can skateboarders stay safe on the road?

From bicycle accidents to injured motorcyclists and head-on car collisions, there are many types of traffic accidents that take place. However, it is essential for parents, drivers, those who are near traffic to realize that there are other ways things can go wrong on the road. For example, someone may be hit by a car while riding a skateboard. Sometimes, a skateboarder may veer off of the road an into traffic, but it is also essential to keep in mind that skateboarders may be hit by negligent drivers, such as someone who is drunk and veers onto a sidewalk. Moreover, there are a number of ways skateboarders can protect themselves on the road.

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