April 29, 2020
18-Wheelers Can Deliver Accidents
Commercial trucks also tagged 18-wheelers, are vital to the United States’ economy and overall well-being. That is an understatement, however, these vehicles may have saved many of our citizens from starving during the COVID-19 crisis. Food, as well as other essential supplies, have been delivered throughout our country by truck drivers while most of our land has been experiencing a lockdown and a great loss of revenue but unfortunately, 18-w...
April 27, 2020
Can You Avoid Car Accidents?
With all the traffic on our US roadways, one is likely to be in a car accident sooner or later.* There are many variables that play into accidents happening. The more ways you are aware of how to avoid car accidents, the better prepared you will be to avert experiencing tragedy. Let's first start with what you can do to be prepared inside your vehicle: Buckle seatbelts – even as a passenger in the back seat Don't allow anyone's feet u...
April 26, 2020
Teen Driving Accidents
One of life's experiences we never forget is our first attempts in learning how to drive a vehicle. Some of us learned to drive a vehicle with a standard transmission, others with an automatic transmission system. (It was good to learn both, when possible.) These instructions were usually given to us by a parent or another family member or perhaps more formally by a driver's education instructor in school or privately. However accomplished, it w...
April 19, 2020
Car Accident Liability: Who Is Liable for an Accident with a Rideshare Driver?
Car Accident Liability: Who Is Liable for an Accident with a Rideshare Driver? Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have steadily increased in popularity across the country in the past five years, with a recent study by Pew Research showing that 36% of U.S. adults say they have used a rideshare service. However, this popularity comes with some downsides. While there is some evidence that these services have led to a decrease in drunk driving...
April 16, 2020
Changes to Regulations During COVID-19 Crisis Could Mean More Truck Accidents
Changes to Regulations During COVID-19 Crisis Could Mean More Truck Accidents As the impact of COVID-19 on the United States continues to get worse, one of the industries that are seeing major impacts is commercial trucking. The number of truck drivers in The United States – specifically, qualified drivers – has been going down for more than 20 years, and as the increase in demand for things like shipments of food, medical supplies, and mor...
March 6, 2020
What to Do If You’re the Passenger in an Uber Accident
Thirty-six percent of Americans reported using a ride-hailing app like Uber or Lyft, according to a poll from the Pew Research Center. Those numbers are higher than they were a few years ago, even if most people aren't using Uber daily or even weekly. Riding in an Uber means you don't have to worry about parking. But you might worry about other things. For instance, what if the driver talks too much or plays music you don't like? But it ...
February 13, 2020
What Happens When There’s No Police Report After a Car Accident?
There are about 60,000 motor vehicle crashes in the San Antonio area each year. For many of these, law enforcement responds and files a police report. However, there are some instances when the involved parties agree to not alert the police. What Happens When There's No Police Report After a Car Accident? If you've been involved in an accident where a police report wasn't filed, you may be wondering what you can do to recover. We are going t...
January 31, 2020
Drinking and Driving: A Serious and Deadly Crime
Would it shock you to find out that on average nearly 30 people a day die in an accident involving a drunk driver? People are warned for their entire lives about the ramifications of drinking and driving, and yet, people do it every day — often with serious consequences. In this piece, we'll go over what it means to get a DUI, the stats related to accidents with impaired drivers, the legal consequences of drinking and driving in the state ...
January 21, 2020
Auto Accident Insurance
How should I deal with an at-fault Driver's auto accident insurance? Car accidents in San Antonio, TX are very common. By May of 2019, there were over 22,000 car crashes in Bexar County for the year – as well as 64 deaths attributed to those accidents. If you've been in a car accident in San Antonio or Bexar County, you may have found yourself with medical bills, property loss, and pain due to no fault of your own. If you think about just ho...
October 22, 2019
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
Let's look at some motorcycle accident statistics. Based on the number of miles driven, it's estimated that a motorcyclist is approximately 25 times more likely to be killed in an accident than the driver or passenger of a car or truck. Many motorcyclists ride their bikes every day, and some choose to just ride their motorcycles on the weekends. Regardless of how often they're used or not, the roads of Texas are dangerous for motorcyclists. It...