Welcome to Houston, Texas! Here are four tips on how to stay safer and drive safer while you’re here in Houston for the Super Bowl.
Don’t Drive Drunk—Take Uber
When you consider the reduction of DUIs since Uber’s inception, it is clear that opting for a ride-sharing company’s services can decrease the risk of accidents. An increasing number of people are using Uber instead of getting behind the wheel after they have had a few drinks. Having affordable transportation options like Uber makes people far less likely to drive drunk.
Know Hazardous Houston Highways: I-610, Beltway 8, State Hwy 99
Know 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. Learn more about dangerous highways.
Be Aware of Dangerous Intersections
In 2013, Houston was named the #1 most dangerous city in the country for red-light accidents. Between 2004 and 2013, 181 people died in Houston intersections from drivers running red lights. Be Aware of Dangerous Intersections
Practice Defensive Driving
Practice Defensive Driving. Distracted Driving techniques include:
- Always wear your seatbelt.
- Never use cell phones or similar devices while driving.
- Avoid activities that may distract you, like tending to children, eating, or entering an address into a GPS application.
- Avoid driving when fatigued or intoxicated.
However, defensive driving also includes more advanced techniques. Read more.
What Should I Do after a Car Crash in Houston?
What Should I Do after a Car Crash in Houston? There are things you should do minutes after an accident. A car accident in Houston, Texas, presents unexpected challenges—both minutes after the crash, and far down the road. Knowing how to respond to such a crash can save you money, time, and headache in the future. Read more.
No matter how much you prepare, accidents still happen. If you have been injured in an accident at the fault of another driver, contact The Law Offices of Hilda L. Sibrian, P.C. today to get started.