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New Speed Limit Reductions Approved for Austin

Published on May 12, 2022 at 6:01 pm in Car Accidents.
New Speed Limit Reductions Approved for Austin

In February, the Austin City Council passed a handful of new ordinances that lowered the speed limit on roads in Southwest, Southeast, and Northeast Austin, TX. These speed limit reductions are the first to be approved for the city’s outer districts, following an Austin Department of Transportation initiative kicked off in 2020 targeting urban-central traffic […]

How Do You Know When You Need New Tires?

Published on Apr 25, 2022 at 6:42 pm in Car Accidents.
car tire

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 at 5:22 pm in Car Accidents.
Cars in side mirrors

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 at 2:22 pm in Car Accidents.
person driving car

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 at 5:38 pm in Car Accidents.
view of car tire

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 […]

Tips for Driving in a Traffic Jam

Published on Mar 18, 2022 at 5:12 pm in Car Accidents.
Traffic jam

As someone living in Texas, you’ve likely seen your fair share of heavily congested roadways. While the traffic in Dallas is certainly bad, it’s just as awful, if not worse, in the state’s other major cities like Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin too.

What Safety Items Should You Keep in Your Car?

Published on Mar 11, 2022 at 10:48 pm in Car Accidents.
What Safety Items Should You Keep in Your Car

If there’s one thing a vehicle owner can always expect, it’s the unexpected. Whether you’re commuting to work in Phoenix or taking a cross-country road trip, you never know when your plans may be waylaid suddenly by a roadside emergency. What safety items should you keep in your car in case of an emergency? We’ll […]

What Factors Cause Brakes To Fade or Fail?

Published on Feb 24, 2022 at 8:28 pm in Car Accidents.
Close up of brakes

Brake fade is when you experience a decrease in your ability to properly stop your vehicle. Brake failure generally refers to when your brakes stop working completely. Thousands of accidents are caused by bad brakes every year in Texas. If you were hurt in an auto collision, a Dallas, TX attorney specializing in motor vehicle […]

Is It Illegal to Change Lanes in an Intersection in Texas?

Published on Feb 17, 2022 at 8:04 pm in Car Accidents.
aerial view of intersection

People often avoid switching lanes in the middle of an intersection because they think it is illegal. Although it is not always illegal, it is discouraged. The practice is generally unsafe since intersections are busy places. There may be pedestrians, turning vehicles or other drivers who are not paying attention. If you were hit by […]

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