You have good reason to be wary around large trucks while driving around Texas. Being around 20 times heavier than the average passenger vehicle, big rigs can cause a lot of damage in a crash. It helps to know what the five most common causes of crashes are to help you avoid collisions.
Traumatic brain injuries are a common diagnosis in Texas in emergency rooms. Motor vehicle crashes are a common cause of these brain injuries. Research from the CDC indicates that for people ages 15 to 34, car crashes are the leading cause of brain injuries that lead to hospitalizations and death. Unfortunately, the majority of the research into traumatic brain injuries has been focused on sports injuries and injuries caused by military service.
The shoulders are highly vulnerable to injuries when involved in an accident. Especially at risk are motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians when they land hard on their shoulders and back when struck by a vehicle. Many car accidents in Texas cause victims to suffer significant injuries that affect their ability to earn a living potentially well into the future.
Illicit drugs are outlawed in the Lone Star State, but many people still use and sell them. Texas drug charges carry serious felony penalties, including costly fines and years in prison. Possession generally is a lower level crime than distribution, but both offenses can land stiff penalties. When a person is charged with drug crimes, here are five common ways to get at least some drug charges dropped.
If you are a truck driver in Texas or anywhere else across the United States, you may have experienced driver fatigue. This intense exhaustion occurs when drivers are mentally and physically tired at work. Driver fatigue leads to increased risks of accidents.
On July 15, Texas authorities arrested social media stars Bryce Corridor and Jaden Hossler on drug possession charges. Both individuals, who appear on the TikTok collective Sway Home, were taken into custody in Giddings.