There may come a time when an officer spots your vehicle, assumes you are under the influence of alcohol and pulls you over to the side of the road. Regardless of whether they are right or wrong about your intoxication, it’s critical that you understand the steps you can take to protect your legal rights.
Every part of your body is at risk of injury in a motor vehicle accident, but your back and neck are among the most susceptible. If you suspect this type of injury, it’s best to seek immediate medical care, as opposed to attempting to treat it at home.
From a skull fracture to bleeding on the brain, a traumatic brain injury can take many forms. Even if you receive immediate treatment, it’s likely that you’ll suffer from some physical complications of your injury.
Anyone charged with allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas will likely worry about the consequences of the charges they face. It is common for people to focus on the potential loss of their freedom due to incarceration if they wind up convicted, but it’s also important for anyone facing DWI charges to understand the other penalties and consequences that impaired driving can cause.
There are many factors that play a role in getting into an accident, but it’s still the reality that there are ways to avoid accidents. It is particularly important to know how to avoid collisions if you are driving around tractor-trailers, because these commercial vehicles are much larger than cars and can cause serious, potentially fatal, collisions.
If it’s autumn in Texas, that means one thing — tailgating season is in full swing once again. No matter which team it is you’re cheering on to victory, tailgating before and during the game can be great fun.
Whether tourist season is still going strong or things have died down for the winter, there is still plenty of traffic on Loop 337, Interstate 35 and in and around New Braunfels. The more traffic there is, the more at risk you are of becoming involved in a car accident. You probably already know what to do after a car accident, such as not leaving the scene and calling the police, but are you familiar with the mistakes you should avoid?
If you have reason to believe you’ve suffered a brain injury, such as a concussion, it’s critical to receive immediate medical attention. For example, if you were injured in a car accident, move to safety and call 911 to request an ambulance.