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Distracted driving and how to avoid it
With the advent of smartphones and in-vehicle technology, few people need to be told that distracted driving is a rising trend, but what’s important to remember is how widespread it is.
Beware: sharing the road with big rigs is risky
Whenever you share the Texas highways with big rigs, you and your passengers are at risk. Eighteen-wheelers and semi-trucks typically weigh more than 10,000 pounds. When fully loaded, they could weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, or even more. Passenger vehicles weigh significantly less, and when these two collide, occupants of passenger vehicles are typically […]
Women more likely to incur serious injuries in car crashes
According to a new study, women are 73% more likely than men to suffer a serious injury or death in an auto accident.
3 hospitalized after charter bus crashes into guardrail in Rosenberg
On behalf of Husain Law + Associates, P.C. posted in truck and commercial vehicle accidents on Friday, July 19, 2019.
The Boeing 737 Max Crisis is a Leadership Failure
Via: New York Times (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/17/opinion/boeing-737-max.html) By Jim Hall and Peter Goelz We’ve seen this before: A Boeing airliner crashes, killing all aboard. Investigators believe a design flaw in the aircraft played a major role in the accident, but Boeing blames the pilots. Eventually, the design flaw is corrected, but not before another plane crashes, leaving […]
At least 35 people suffered injuries after an Air Canada flight hit a severe patch of turbulence.
The plane – which had 284 people on board – was travelling from Vancouver to Sydney on Thursday but had to be diverted to Hawaii.
New rules could ease trucker regulations
Commercial drivers in Texas and throughout the country could soon see a change to current hours-of-service rules. As they are written today, drivers can remain on duty for no longer than 14 hours at a time.
Boeing gives $100m to help 737 Max crash families
Via BBC News (https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48859463) By Russell Hotten Boeing is giving $100m (£80m) to help families affected by the two crashes of the company’s 737 Max planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The payment, stretching over several years, is independent of lawsuits filed in the wake of the disasters, which together killed 346 people. The money will […]
Drunk driver prevention systems a must, says MADD president
On behalf of Husain Law + Associates, P.C. posted in car accidents on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. At a congressional hearing in May 2019, the president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving called for automakers to put more effort into making drunk driver prevention systems. Drunk driving is a serious issue, contributing to 29% of all roadway fatalities in Texas […]
‘Sully’ Sullenberger Tells Congress Deadly Boeing 737 Max Crashes ‘Should Never Have Happened’
Retired airline captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot best known for safely landing a disabled plane on the Hudson River in 2009, told Congress on Wednesday that a pair of recent Boeing 737 Max jetliner crashes “should never have happened”-and possibly could have been avoided with better safety processes and pilot training.