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How Safe Are Self-Driving Tractor-Trailers?

We've heard all the hype about self-driving cars. But what about self-driving tractor-trailers? Recent developments show that these autonomous big rigs may soon become a reality on Texas roads, which could increase the likelihood of truck accidents that result in serious injuries. Aurora Innovation Inc. plans to begin hauling freight with 20 driverless trucks on...

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Tips To Protect Your Teen Drivers This Summer

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety coined the term "100 Deadliest Days," referring to the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day. During this period, over 30% of deaths from car accidents involving teen drivers occur. Nationally, an average of 2,390 deaths involving teen drivers occur each year across the United States, with 744 of...

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Look Twice: Texas Urges Drivers to Watch Out For Motorcyclists

In Texas alone, nearly 600 motorcycle riders lost their lives in crashes during 2023, which is a 7% increase from the previous year. Additionally, roughly another 2,400 motorcyclists suffered serious injuries in motorcycle accidents. Despite efforts to improve road safety, the number of motorcycle fatalities continues to rise throughout Texas. Intersection crashes, in particular, have...

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San Antonio Municipal Court Joins Effort to Combat Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. San Antonio officials stepped up efforts this month to educate drivers about the dangers of distracted driving, which has become one of the leading causes of car accidents nationwide, especially in Texas. "80 percent of vehicle crashes are caused by distracted driving," San Antonio Police Chief McManus said in...

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Construction Fall Accidents Often Cause Serious Injuries

In San Antonio and throughout Bexar County, construction accidents frequently lead to severe injuries among workers. Among the most prevalent causes are falls at construction sites, which typically fall into two categories: Slip and falls. Falls from a height. But why are these types of accidents so prevalent in the construction industry? What injuries commonly...

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How Brain Damage Occurs in a Truck Wreck

Truck accidents can cause a variety of serious injuries, and one of the most common injuries is brain damage, which often ranges from mild to severe. A brain injury may drastically impair your quality of life. In some cases, these injuries can be fatal. If you or a loved one sustained a head or brain...

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Construction Accidents Involving Cement and Concrete

Cement is found on just about every construction site across Texas. It forms the foundation of concrete floors and walls in various structures, driveways, and sidewalks. Additionally, cement is a crucial component in the mixture of mortar and grout for bricklaying and tiling. The widespread use of cement and concrete in residential and commercial construction...

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Crash Prevention Systems Less Effective With Some Vehicles

Most newer vehicles are equipped with front crash prevention systems. These systems are advanced safety features designed to help prevent collisions or reduce their severity by alerting the driver and taking automatic corrective action if necessary. However, two new studies have found that these systems are not as effective at preventing collisions with large trucks...

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Safe Driving Resolutions for San Antonio Drivers

Many drivers develop bad driving habits, ranging from texting while driving to not using turn signals. Sometimes, making safe driving resolutions can be challenging. However, doing so can prevent car accidents and save lives. Any small distraction or misjudgment when driving can be deadly. In 2021, the U.S. recorded 3,522 deaths due to distracted driving,...

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