Category Archives: Cedar Park, TX

Accidents that happen in or around Cedar Park, Texas

Is Travis County Too Lenient on DWI Drivers?

You may recall in late April, famed Austin blogger Kelly Noel was walking home on the Interstate 35 frontage road when a drunk driver struck and killed him. Unfortunately, KXAN reports that the drunken driver, 40-year-old Wade Atwood, will not face felony charges. The Travis County District Attorney’s Office said that a grand jury indicted Atwood on a misdemeanor charge…
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Where Does Austin Rank in the Nation for Pedestrian Accidents?

According to KVUE, Austin is the 24th most dangerous city for pedestrian fatalities and accidents. A study conducted by the National Complete Streets Coalition (NCSC) found that between 2003 and 2012, the Austin and Round Rock metro area had 251 pedestrian deaths. In the NCSC report, Texas had nearly 4,200 pedestrian deaths in that same period. The NCSC says that…
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Wrecks Caused by City of Austin Employees are Costing Taxpayers

A recent investigation by KXAN revealed that taxpayers in Austin are on track to pay more than $800,000 in liability claims this year for accidents caused by City of Austin employees driving city-owned vehicles. As of fiscal year 2014, the City of Austin has already paid more than $431,000 for 158 damage claims made against it. KXAN discovered that: Since…
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