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How Effective Is Pedestrian Detection?

There is no disputing the rise in pedestrian fatalities over the past few years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 6,283 pedestrians were killed on U.S. roads in 2018 — the highest number of pedestrian deaths since 1990. This alarming rise in pedestrian deaths has prompted safety advocates and technology moguls to...

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E-cigarette and vaping products are a growing risk for adolescents, according to new research

Last month, we discussed an overall rise in lung illnesses and deaths linked to vaping and electric cigarette products. Data from 2018 from the National Youth Tobacco Survey reveals something just as alarming: a rise in e-cigarette use among adolescents. According to the study, more than 4 million high school students and roughly 840,000 middle...

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A Texas attorney warns: Lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarettes are on the rise

If you think vaping with electronic cigarettes is safe, think again. While many consumers consider vaping to be a healthier alternative to cigarettes, a recent string of illnesses and deaths have been linked to e-cigarettes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), severe lung illnesses have totaled 805 across the United States...

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Speeding continues to take lives on Texas roads

Speeding continues to take a toll in Texas. Not only is speeding the leading cause of crashes, but the Texas Department of Transportation reported 756 residents were killed in speeding accidents in 2017. The number puts a spotlight on Texas because the state has the highest speed limit in the nation – 85 miles per...

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Texas Boating Laws: Rules of the Water

Safety Is The Most Important Goal The rules for boating in Texas, whether you are fishing, camping or just out for a ride, are similar to the rules for driving on the state’s roads, with the emphasis on safety. Unsafe behaviors can mean the difference between leisurely boating on Dallas-Fort Worth area waterways or facing...

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Texas Law Banning Traffic Lights Cameras Set To Go In Effect

Traditionally, traffic cameras were designed to catch drivers who speed through red lights at intersections by snapping pictures. The vehicle plates would be identified and drivers would receive citations in the mail. That will all change as the new law banning traffic cameras takes effect September 1, 2019. Governor Greg Abbott recently outlawed traffic light...

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Fort Worth Truck Accidents a Growing Risk

Passenger-vehicle collisions with semis and other large commercial trucks has increasingly become a serious problem with deadly consequences. Despite technological advances like forward-collision warning (FCW) and automatic emergency braking (AEB) designed to reduce collisions with passenger vehicles, the trucking industry has been particularly slow to modernize their trucks. Other available life-saving technologies specific to the trucking...

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Texas Among Most Dangerous States for Auto Accidents

Texas is the 4th most dangerous state in America in which to live, according to a recent report by WalletHub. Contributing to these statistics, Texas ranked 43rd out of 50 states in road safety. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 2016 saw an increase of 5.45 percent road deaths from 2015. This...

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