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Pedestrian Laws in Texas You Need to Know

The 2017 Houston-Galveston Area Council’s Mobility Report showed an increase in crashes involving bicyclists and pedestrians. In 2016, 1,944 accidents in the region involved pedestrians – an increase of 46% from 2015. If you frequently walk in the city of Houston, it is up to you to protect your rights and help prevent collisions. The … Continued

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Houston Driving Safety Tips for the Fall

Seasonal changes require drivers to adjust their driving habits. Conditions demand extra caution as the sun sets earlier, the roads are wetter, and ice becomes a potential threat. To reduce the risk of an accident, consider the following safety tips to prepare for the fall weather. Were you recently involved in an auto collision? If … Continued

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Houston Takes Steps Toward Improving Dangerous Bike Intersections

While bicycling offers many benefits, it’s not without risks. In car accidents, a bicyclist has much less protection than those inside the car – which can lead to devastating injuries. On Bike to Work Day in May 2018, Mayor Turner instructed BikeHouston to work with the city to improve bicyclist safety. This was in response … Continued

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Can a Pedestrian Be at Fault for a Pedestrian-Car Accident?

It is a common misconception to assume that pedestrians always have the right of way in Texas. Motor vehicles cause much more damage to pedestrians than vice versa in an accident. This fact leads many to believe that motorists must always yield right of way to people walking on crosswalks and in the road. While … Continued

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