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Posts tagged "car accidents"

Texas among states considering lower BAC standards

Drunk driving laws have drastically changed over the years to help curb a serious problem in the United States. The changes are a direct result of the high number of serious, sometimes fatal, auto accidents caused by people who were drinking alcohol just prior to driving. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the current blood alcohol content standard is simply not low enough.

Crash of school bus leaves several students with minor injuries

When school buses are involved in car accidents in Houston, a whole community holds its collective breath. A recent accident led to nine schoolchildren being sent to Houston Northwest Medical Center, but fortunately all the injuries appeared to be minor.

Winter's not done yet: exercise caution when driving in snow

With spring just around the corner, it's likely that many people in Texas may assume that the worst of the winter weather is over. But many Texans received a harsh reminder this week, as a punishing winter storm system moved through parts of the state, dumping several inches of snow in several spots.

Drowsy driving still a problem, especially for Texas

It's happened to everyone. You've been behind the wheel for several hours, cruising down the interstate, and the scenery isn't changing. You're eyelids begin to droop, and you may close them for a second. And before you know it, your drowsiness has caused a car accident. And a new study shows that Texans are the drowsiest drivers in the nation.

Are older drivers more dangerous? Is more testing needed?

This blog has discussed at length the effects of inexperienced drivers thinking they are invincible while on the road. But what about drivers whose best days may be behind them? Many have wanted more road testing for senior citizens, and a spate of accidents caused by seniors has many wanting the debate to be revisited.

Megabus, and its risks, arrive in Houston

This blog has written extensively about Houston area city and school buses getting into accidents that endanger the lives of their passengers, pedestrians and other cars. What this blog hasn't discussed too much is the rise in low-cost passenger buses like Megabus and Bolt as a transportation alternative to air and rail travel.

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