Truck Accidents

Dash Cams in Cars gaining popularity

Dash Cams in Cars Are dash cams in cars gaining popularity with American drivers? Do they serve a good purpose for civilians? Last year, a new client at our law firm brought in the footage of his collision the car next to him captured. To say it’s compelling evidence is an understatement. So the question remains, why are dash cams gaining popularity in the United States? A few weeks, a serious crash involving a runaway dump truck was captured on video in Austin, Texas.   As seen within the link below, this footage is absolutely profound and can definitely provide concrete…

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The Danger of Collisions with Large Trucks

As the 4th largest city in Texas, Austin is no stranger to tractor-trailer travel. Hundreds of trucks drive our highways each day, transporting goods and services to and from our metropolis. While this is excellent for the Austin economy, caution should be taken when driving on the road with big trucks. According to the NHTSA, accidents involving large trucks resulted in almost 4,000 deaths and 104,000 injuries in 2012. Texas alone accounted for 543 of these accidents – the highest of any state. Furthermore, of those people injured in 2012, 73% were passengers of the other vehicle as compared to…

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