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Distracted Driving

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Local Houston Doctors Urge Drivers To Put Down Their Cell Phones

The more we rely on our cell phones, the more difficult it is to get through to drivers about the dangers of distracted driving. Texas’ prohibition against texting while driving that went into effect in 2017 seems to have had little effect on this behavior. As revealed in Texas Monthly earlier this year, Houston and Dallas…

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Texas Aims To Eliminate Roadway Deaths By 2050

After it was recently revealed Texas leads the nation in roadway deaths, the Texas Transportation Commission voted to formally adopt the goal of reducing traffic fatalities on the state’s roadways by half by the year 2035 — and reducing them to zero by the year 2050.  This will not be an easy task considering nearly…

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Distracted Driving

Texas Leads The Nation In Distracted Driving

By now, we all know distracted driving is dangerous; however, despite increased public awareness of the issue, the rate of distracted driving is rising. At any given moment during daylight hours, approximately 660,000 people are talking or texting on a cell phone or using some type of electronic device while driving in the U.S. In fact,…

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School Bus Accident

Houston School Bus Driver Accused Of Texting Behind The Wheel

With the school year drawing to a close, parents and students may have their attention focused on summer plans rather than their classes. In contrast to the start of each school year, when communities are regularly reminded to be mindful of school bus safety best practices, the end of the year sometimes comes with less…

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2019

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so we are encouraging all drivers and passengers to put down the phones, ignore the calls, stay alert, and just drive.

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Distracted Driving

Pedestrian Accident Liability in Texas

Increasing numbers of distracted and negligent drivers have now led to Texas being the 13th highest ranked state for pedestrian deaths.

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Trauma Surgeon Begs Drivers To Stop Using Cell Phones While Driving

For many, texting while driving or even glancing at your phone’s GPS while behind the wheel is commonplace. Whether it’s responding to a text from a loved one at a stoplight or glancing down at your phone’s GPS for directions on a road trip, we’ve all likely struggled with at least some distractions while driving. Even though most people understand using your mobile phone while driving is a major form of distracted driving, we continue to do it. Now, the Chief of Trauma at a local hospital is begging distracted drivers to stop.

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Houston Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys

5 Most Dangerous Distractions For Drivers

Most people are well aware of the dangers of distracted driving, but that doesn’t stop them from engaging in distracting behaviors. The Houston distracted driving accident attorneys at Dax F. Garza, P.C. see injuries from distracted driving accidents all too often, and we have identified five of the most dangerous distractions for drivers.

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