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How to help your teen become a safer driver

As a parent, you worry about the day your teenager gets his or her license. Although your teen wants this increased freedom, you have concerns about your child’s safety since accidents involving teenagers are so common. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

Distracted driving is a serious problem

While Texas residents probably know that drunk driving is a common problem in the state, recent statistics indicate that distracted driving is a significant concern as well. Most distracted driving accidents occur because drivers are texting or looking at their cell...

Help police by recognizing drunk drivers

People who drive after drinking too much put other drivers in Texas at risk. Motorists can help prevent many accidents by being able to recognize when a driver may be operating a vehicle while under the influence. There are certain signs to look out for so one can...

What teens should do after a car accident

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares that the leading cause of death for those between the ages of 16 and 19 are automobile accidents. In fact, in 2016, more than 2,400 teenagers died on roadways in the United States. Nearly 243,000 teenagers sought...

Do not drive if you take certain medications

Many people in Texas are taking at least one type of over-the-counter or prescription medication, whether for an acute problem or a chronic health issue. What some do not realize is that there are numerous medications that negatively affect one's ability to drive or...

How should you react to an aggressive driver?

There are many behaviors that may result in car accidents, including aggressive driving. While this problem does not always get as much attention as drunk or distracted driving, Texas does have laws in place that punish aggressive drivers with a fine and possible jail...

Costs related to car accidents

When someone gets into a car accident in Texas, there are numerous costs associated with it. There is usually property damage as well as injuries that need medical attention. There may also be a loss of work days. Depending on whose fault the crash is, one party may...