Year: 2016

ARE TRAFFIC DEATHS ON THE RISE IN HOUSTON?

For the first time in ten years, road fatalities are on the rise across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 35,000 people were killed in U.S. car accidents last year. Half of the deaths happened because the driver or passenger was not wearing a…

The holidays are upon us. This is a time to celebrate with friends and family. These celebrations often involve driving long distances to see friends and family, heading to a celebration at the local bar, or sending 2016 off at a friend’s house. Regardless of where Houstonians celebrate, these big…

Hazardous Houston Highways: I-610, Beltway 8, State Hwy 99

Over the past few years, Texas authorities have made a concerted effort to improve road safety. However, after reviewing many accident reports on Accident Data Center, we’ve identified three major Houston highways that are still very dangerous breeding grounds for car accidents. Interstate 610 Interstate 610 is inner most of…

Not a single day passed in 2015 that someone did not die on a Texas roadway. In total, 3,531 people died in traffic accidents across the lone star state and over 17,000 more were seriously injured, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. On average 10 people die per day,…

Drivers in Houston, Harris County, and anywhere in Texas drive on some of the deadliest roads in the country. Texas has always had a serious problem with traffic fatalities, but fatal accidents have actually increased over the past five years. Nowhere are drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists more at risk than…

A Countdown of the Best Safe Driving Public Service Announcements This March, Houston, Texas, mourned the loss of three teen girls whose lives were cut short by a tragic car crash that could have been avoided. Jade Robinson, 17, Brianna Robinson, 19, and Brittanie Johnson, 18, were returning from a…