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Are SUVs More Deadly to Pedestrians?

Published on Aug 11, 2022 in Car Accidents.

A recent study released in March 2022 aimed to answer the question: Are sports utility vehicles (SUVs) more deadly to pedestrians? It was determined that SUVs, pickup trucks, and minivans are significantly more likely to strike pedestrians than small cars. This is especially true when the vehicle is making a turn or pedestrians are traveling […]

When Are You Most Likely to Encounter a Drunk Driver?

Published on Jul 22, 2022 in Car Accidents.

It is never acceptable to drive while under the influence of alcohol. Alcohol impairs a driver’s ability to notice road hazards, react in a timely manner, and make good decisions. Drunk drivers are far more likely to cause accidents than those that are sober behind the wheel, and they cause approximately one-third of total accident […]

Is It Safe to Rely on Crash Avoidance Technology?

Published on Jul 22, 2022 in Car Accidents.

If you are the type of person to keep up with nuances in the automobile manufacturing sector, you likely encounter stories about all the different types of crash avoidance technology being released on the market. It seems like automakers and third-party technology companies are always trying to develop new options to keep motorists safe on […]

How Do High Temperatures Affect Tires?

Published on Jun 17, 2022 in Car Accidents.

We enjoy more than 200 days of sunshine every year in Dallas, TX. With hot summers, relatively mild winters, and plenty to do around town, it’s easy to see why more than 1.3 million people call our beautiful city home. However, as residents of Dallas, we also need to be prepared to handle potential heat-related […]

What Causes Vehicle Occupant Ejections?

Published on Jun 17, 2022 in Car Accidents.

When most individuals hear about vehicle ejections, they automatically think of the prospect of a bicyclist or motorcyclist being thrown off their respective bikes. While those incidents are real and scary, ejections from cars are quite common too. Automobile ejections happen under various circumstances. Below we’ll discuss these circumstances and their causes. We’ll also highlight […]

Top 5 Signs of Car Trouble

Published on Jun 2, 2022 in Car Accidents.

Owning a motor vehicle involves a lot more than just paying your monthly auto loan. You also need to think ahead to upkeep costs, including those associated with getting your oil changed, purchasing new tires, and performing regular maintenance. Something as simple as getting an oil change every six months or 3,000 miles—whichever comes first—and […]

How Do You Know When You Need New Tires?

Published on Apr 25, 2022 in Car Accidents.

Keeping your vehicle in good working order will extend its overall life and limit your risk of being involved in an accident. Performing regular maintenance is about much more than just getting the oil changed, though. Your vehicle’s tires also need regular attention, and you should be prepared to replace them when necessary.

What Is the Three Second Rule for Driving?

Published on Apr 20, 2022 in Car Accidents.

If you’ve ever dropped food on the floor, someone around you might have yelled, “5-second rule!” People have typically taken that to mean, whether rightfully so or not, that so long as the food that fell on the floor has only been there five seconds or less, it’s safe to pick it up, brush it […]

What Should You Do When There’s an Aggressive Driver on the Road?

Published on Apr 14, 2022 in Car Accidents.

It takes everyone’s effort and cooperation to keep traffic flowing safely and smoothly. As a safe driver, you know this means keeping to the posted speed limit, yielding to other drivers’ rights-of-way, and maintaining a safe following distance. Despite all these efforts, you may still encounter an aggressive driver on the road. It does not […]

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Published on Mar 25, 2022 in Car Accidents.

Many motorists tend to think of their tires as indestructible. This way of thinking leads many car owners to drive on their tires until they provide little to no traction in inclement weather and cause a crash. Others ride on the same tires until something gets stuck in them, they can no longer be patched […]

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