Category Archives: Car Accidents

News about car accidents, injuries, settlements, verdicts and compensation

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,…
Read More »

Posted in Car Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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…
Read More »

Posted in Car Accidents | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Can Austin Do More to Prevent Drunk Driving Crashes?

Several recent drunk driving accidents show why impaired drivers are one of the largest public safety threats in Austin. Each year, multiple people in our city are killed or injured by drivers who chose to get behind the wheel after drinking. In early February, a 21-year-old woman ran over an Austin man who was riding a moped. The man died…
Read More »

Posted in Car Accidents | Tagged , | Leave a comment