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Texas Drivers Reminded to "Look Twice" for Motorcyclists in May

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a time to focus on the significant risks bikers face on the road in Texas and nationwide. When involved in a crash, the consequences for bikers can be severe. Unlike vehicle occupants, motorcyclists are exposed to the direct impact of a crash, leading to potentially life-threatening injuries. With more...

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TxDOT's Campaign Raises Awareness About Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. While the educational campaign is a nationwide effort to combat distractions while driving, the problem is particularly bad in Texas. That's why the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is doing everything possible to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving through its "Talk.Text.Crash" educational campaign. "A lot of...

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Brain Injury Awareness Month Recognized in March

Car wrecks are a common cause of TBIs. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, shedding light on the often-overlooked impact of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) caused by car accidents. The impact of a car wreck can extend far beyond physical damage to vehicles. They often result in head or brain injuries that can significantly alter...

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Interstate 35E in Texas Makes List of Deadliest U.S. Highways

Why are some highways more dangerous than others? Interstate 35 East in Texas is the deadliest highway in the state, according to a recent traffic safety study conducted by Assurance IQ, which also ranked I-35E in Texas the second most dangerous highway nationwide based on the number of fatal car accidents per mile. "Unfortunately, traveling...

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Driving in 2024: Leave Bad Habits Behind This Year

Car accidents are often the result of negligence. Car accidents in Texas often happen for similar reasons, many of which can be attributed to long-standing bad habits that drivers have developed over time. Recognizing the need for change, AAA is committed to addressing these common causes and encouraging drivers to break these habits in the...

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End the Streak: The Effort to Reduce Texas Highway Fatalities

Drivers and policymakers alike need to work to reverse this trend. November 7, 2023 marked a tragic milestone in Texas: 23 years since our state last went a day without at least one fatal car accident. The death toll for that 23-year period is staggering. More than 83,000 people died in car wrecks between 2000...

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Texas Invests $345 Million in Pedestrian and Bike Projects

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently announced a $345 million state spending package focusing on building better bike paths and more pedestrian walkways in an effort to reduce the number of pedestrian accidents and collisions involving cyclists. “People who walk and bike make up about 1 out of every 5 deaths on roadways here...

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Texas Ranked in Top 10 for States With Most Distracted Drivers

Distracted driving is causing thousands of fatal car accidents across the U.S., and in places like Texas, the situation is particularly alarming. A new study says that Texas has some of the most distracted drivers in the country. There were nearly 100,000 distracted driving crashes in Texas last year In 2022, nearly one in six...

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Texas Adopts Law Allowing Temporary Speed Limit Changes

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) now has the power to temporarily change speed limits due to hazardous weather or road construction without state approval, according to a new state law recently enacted in Texas. Specifically, the new state law "allows variable speed limits to be used 'to address inclement weather, congestion, road construction, or...

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Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Reached Record High in 2022

Pedestrian fatalities have reached an alarming high for the third consecutive year, as the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reported in a recent study. Last year marked the highest single-year total in more than four decades. The statistics are troubling, with 20 people losing their lives every day while simply going for a walk and...

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