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Why Sleep Apnea Drastically Increases Your Car Accident Risk

Everyone knows that driving while drowsy increases your car accident risk. However, the connection between sleep and risky driving goes even deeper. A recent risk analysis study unveiled that certain sleep-related factors increase your chances of being involved in an accident. For example, obstructive sleep apnea increases the risk by a significant margin. Our Austin car accident lawyers discuss these…
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Massive Spike in Fatalities Due to Drivers Running Red Lights

According to AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety, red light fatalities are at a 10-year high. Since 2012, the number of people killed by drivers running through red lights has spiked 28%. These shocking statistics have safety experts scrambling to understand why, especially as vehicle safety technology has improved vastly in the last decade. The AAA also reports that in 2017,…
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Can Austin Fix Its Wrong-Way Crash Problem?

We recently published a blog discussing how local authorities are taking steps to prevent drunk driving accidents in Austin. Drunk drivers are far more likely to cause a certain type of accident that is notorious for causing catastrophic injuries and deaths. Statistics published by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) show that a majority of wrong-way crashes in the US…
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