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HOW DO YOU DETERMINE FAULT IN A TEXAS CAR ACCIDENT?

In most states, car insurance is fault-based. When you’re at-fault, you end up paying for all of the damages, and 100% of the blame falls on you. However, Texas isn’t like every other state, and insurance companies are constantly ruthless. Texas is a non-at-fault state—here’s what you need to know….

What Do I Do If I Am In A Pedestrian Accident

Seeing as we have some of the most dangerous intersections in the country, it should come as no surprise that pedestrian accidents and bicycle accidents happen every day in Houston. They cover the gamut when it comes to injuries. Most are minor, but some leave the victim with devastating injuries…

People ride bicycles for different reasons. Whether it is a hobby you enjoy with family, a great way to exercise, or how you commute to work, cycling has many advantages. However, it is not always the safest mode of transportation. Knowing how to stay safe while sharing Houston streets with other…

Keeping Kids Safe Around Dogs

Over 800,000 people in the United States seek medical treatment for a dog bites each year; more than 400,000 of them are under the age of 18, according to statistics provided by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dogs are members of the family, and provide great companionship for kids. However,…

Sibrian Scholarship

Congrats to Diana Omenge, our 2017 scholarship recipient. She hails from Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas, and will be attending Texas A&M University – College Station next year. “I am thankful for receiving this scholarship…because it gives me hope that I can still go to s good college and…

Despite what you may have heard, Cinco de Mayo is most definitely not the Mexican version of Independence Day. In fact, Mexico’s national Independence Day is September 16 and is one of the country’s most important holidays, while Cinco de Mayo is barely celebrated at all outside of the United…

Houstonians know that, in addition to being dangerous, our streets and freeways are also quite congested. But what many might not know is that we actually have many of the worst bottleneck freeways in the entire nation. What are bottleneck freeways? Why are they a big deal? Bottleneck freeways are…

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…

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…

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…