Category Archives: Hit-and-Run Accidents

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Halloween and Formula 1 Safety Tips

Today starts a fun weekend for Austinites. Halloween is going on and Formula 1 has raced back into town. While these festivities are going on, the attorney at The Law Offices of Aaron Allison want to remind everyone to be mindful of their safety. During Halloween, pedestrian accidents tend to increase, especially for children. The National Safety Council (NSC) says…
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Is Swimming with Sharks Safer Than Distracted Driving?

Apparently, swimming with sharks is safer than texting while driving. Discovery says that your chances of being killed by a shark are one in 11.5 million. As you will see later in this post, the rate of being killed in a distracted driving incident is far greater. Diverting your eyes away from the road while driving for a couple of…
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What Is the Standard for 911 Call Center Response Times?

When we face a serious injury or threat, our first instinct is to dial 9-1-1. Austin’s 911-call center has undergone some hard times. Fortunately, a recent report from KXAN says that government officials are making changes at the 911-call center to maintain efficient response times. The national standard for emergency call centers is answering 90 percent of all calls in…
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What Is Blood Alcohol Concentration?

On our blog, we frequently discuss the drinking and driving problem in Austin. We always mention the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of drunken driving offenders who injure or kill innocent people. In this post, we will discuss what the BAC is and how it plays an important part in getting drunk drivers off the road. What Is BAC? According to…
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Is Texas a Dangerous Place for Pedestrians?

According to Smart Growth America (SGA), 4,192 people were killed while walking in Texas between 2003 and 2012. There were 34,107 traffic fatalities during that period, which means pedestrians accounted for 12.3 percent of those deaths. Unfortunately, Texas has the 10th most dangerous roads for pedestrians, according to the Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI). Texas scores a PDI of 97.49. The…
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