Each day, most of us travel along highways, city roads, and suburban streets with the understanding that other drivers will follow basic traffic rules. One of the simplest rules? To always drive in the correct lane, never placing yourself in a position where you are heading toward oncoming traffic. Unfortunately, not every driver follows this basic law. Read the rest »
If there’s any evidence that we are already living in the future, it’s the development of self-driving cars. Previously a mainstay of science-fiction movies, partially autonomous self-driving vehicles are currently sold by Tesla, Inc., under the leadership of tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, and are being used in select cities (including Dallas) by ridesharing services like Lyft. Read the rest »
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, one in five motor vehicle accidents involves a distracted driver. Distracted driving is a growing problem in Texas, largely due to people using cellphones behind the wheel. While cellphone use while driving is a major cause of driver distraction, it is not the only cause. Read the rest »
The convenience of online shopping is very appealing to consumers. For one, many items found online often sell for less than they would in a retail store. On top of that, delivery right to your front door means you don’t have to fight traffic or the crowds to make your purchase. Everything is done from the convenience of your own computer or mobile device, and it’s just like shopping at a reputable brick and mortar store, right? Read the rest »
No one expects to be injured while on vacation. You have chosen the Ft. Worth area, the top tourist destination in Texas, where 9.4 million people visit each year. The last thing you probably considered was the possibility of having an accident while in the area, but it happens. Here’s what you can do after an unexpected injury in Fort Worth. Read the rest »
Many people find concerts, sporting events, and parades enjoyable. Being together with like-minded fans can be fun and exciting – but sometimes, it can also be dangerous.
There are many reasons why crowds can become unruly, leading to injuries or even fatalities. It may be as simple as having too many people in a small space. Read the rest »
Police officers are an integral part of a safe and thriving community. From the time we are children, society has taught us that the friendly neighborhood cop is always looking out for our best interests and to put the “bad guys” in jail. While that is certainly true for a majority of the hard-working policemen and women in our country, an alarming trend of police misconduct and sexual harassment has come to light in recent years. Read the rest »
People move their elderly loved ones into a nursing home with the hopes that trained medical staff can take proper care of them and provide for all of their needs. In reality, many of us are aware that a number of problems can arise in nursing home care, whether due to understaffing, undertraining, or abuse. Read the rest »
Texans love their dogs. In fact, the Lone Star State is home to half a million more dogs than there are in California, even though Texas has 12 million fewer people. With more dogs, however, comes more dog problems. In fact, Texas leads the nation in fatal dog attacks between 2005 and 2013. Read the rest »
Let’s face it, every season is motorcycle season in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. And unfortunately, Texas motorcyclist fatalities are on the rise. In 2016, 493 riders lost their lives; in 2017, 501 riders lost their lives on the road. Read the rest »
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