Month: May 2011

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  • May
    29 2011

    Two Young Children Killed After Beltway Car Accident

    On May 29, 2011, Harris County authorities say two young children were killed during a car accident on the Beltway feeder road near Garret.  Reportedly, the 3 year-old and 8 month-old girls were thrown from a Chevy Suburban after it collided with a 71 year-old man driving a Chevy pickup.  Reportedly, there were 12 children […]

  • May
    28 2011

    Texas Senate Approves Texting While Driving Ban

    On May 25, 2011, sources say the Texas Senate added a measure to House Bill 242 which would ban texting, sending emails, and instant messaging while driving.  Supporters of the bills say texting while driving is 23 times more dangerous than non-distracted driving and 17 times more dangerous than talking on the phone while driving. […]

  • May
    28 2011

    Motorist Killed by Drunk Driver in West Houston

    On May 28, 2011, Houston investigators say a 22 year-old man may be charged with intoxicated manslaughter after running a red light and striking another vehicle at Harwin and Beltway 8 in far west Houston.  According to reports, the man was traveling southbound on Beltway 8 in silver Volkswagen Golf when he ran the red […]

  • May
    25 2011

    Need an Experienced 18 Wheeler Accident Attorney?

    18 wheelers accidents occur every day on Texas highways.  Most passenger vehicles are much smaller in size and weight than these large trucks.  Because of the large differences in size and weight, wrecks with 18 wheelers are typically serious and cause significant injuries and damages to the people in the passenger vehicle.  These injuries can […]

  • May
    25 2011

    Texas Legislature Votes to Boost Speeds on Texas Highways

    On May 23, 2011, sources say the Texas senate has approved raising speed limits to 75 miles per hour and doing away with slower night time limits.  Reportedly, most non-urban state highways have a speed limit of 70 miles per hour and can be as low as 55 at night.  Supporters of the bill say […]