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May 2014 Archives

Update on Texas Real Estate Forms by TREC

Update on Texas Real Estate forms for use. The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) has revised new real estate forms that go into effect for mandatory use on June 1, 2014. Looking to prepare a real estate contract? The revised forms include:

18-wheeler accident in San Antonio, TX spills drilling mud.

It is not uncommon for 18-wheeler accidents to occur on major Texas roads. Just this morning with the heavy rain, a tractor-trailer truck jacked-knifed. The big-rig truck accident caused major delays for those driving to work this morning. Not too long ago, in San Antonio, Texas, another 18-wheeler accident occurred. The  18-wheeler crashed Sunday around 7:30 a.m., causing a westbound ramp to close due to bridge damage. Because of the truck accident, 3,000 gallons of drilling mud spilled, which required clean-up.

Does Fracking Cause More Car and Truck Accidents in Texas?

Is franking causing car and truck accidents? According to an Associated Press report showing an analysis of traffic deaths and U.S. census data in six drilling states shows that in some places, fatalities have more than quadrupled since 2004. News reports are spreading the alleged connection. However, is this just another attempt to add to the negativity surrounding fracking? According to police authorities Karnes County, Texas, they have been overwhelmed by the surge in serious accidents.

 Could that be because of population growth in the area and perhaps fatigued drivers or additional drunk drivers on the road?

Fort Stockton recognizes May as Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Month

Plenty of motorcyclists enjoy the open roads in Texas. You may see groups of bikers in places like Bourne and Gruene, Texas. However, too often nice joy rides lead to injury because automobile drivers file to see motorcyclists. Because of the serious injuries and deaths related to motorcycle accidents, Fort Stockton recognizes the whole month of May as "Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Month." The Fort Stockton City Council met in open session Monday night for an abbreviated session. One of the main topics of discussion included an agenda to promote motorcycle safety.

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