Category: Distracted driving

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  • September
    19 2019

    When, Why & Where Truck Accidents Happen

    Since 2016, truck accidents resulting in injuries and death have been on the rise. In fact, while wrecks causing injuries have increased by at least 4 percent, fatal truck crashes have surged by about 10 percent.1 As experts work to turn this trend around, here’s what you need to know about when, why, and where […]

  • August
    17 2015

    Fatal Wrong Way Driver Accident Closes Houston Freeway

    For the third time in as many weeks, a wrong way driver accident on a major Texas freeway carried fatal consequences. On Friday, the driver of a black pickup truck collided head-on with an 18 wheeler in a wrong way driver accident north of Houston. A week earlier, four people lost their lives in a […]

  • August
    04 2015

    Infant Dies in Houston Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident

    A nine-month-old baby boy was killed in a Houston fatal 18 wheeler accident Monday afternoon when a sport utility vehicle struck a tractor trailer. The Houston fatal 18 wheeler accident occurred near Tomball, a suburb north of the city. The infant’s mother and three-year-old brother were transported to a local hospital. Local news reports quote […]

  • August
    03 2015

    As Fatal Truck Accidents Rise, Congress Considers Relaxing Trucking Rules

    A bill before the U.S. House of Representatives could allow for increases in driver workloads, which could lead to more fatal truck accidents involving 18 wheelers. The bill would remove many of the restrictions on the number of hours per week a driver can operate a tractor-trailer. The proposal would also allow drivers to carry […]

  • July
    06 2015

    Fatal Texas 18 Wheeler Accident Victims Include Infant

    A series of fatal Texas 18 wheeler accidents occurred in the days leading up to the Independence Day holiday weekend. A one-year-old infant died in a fatal Texas 18 wheeler accident near San Antonio. A twenty-year-old maintenance worker was killed in an accident near Houston. Four people lost their lives when their passenger car struck […]