Crash reports are completed in vehicle crashes involving injury, death or over $1,000.00 in property damage. Crash reports provide a documentation of the facts of a crash and occasionally the opinions of the police officer filling out the report.
Give trucks and 18-wheelers PLENTY of space. Do not tailgate them or drive slowly in front of them. Pass trucks and 18-wheelers on the LEFT. Trucks and 18-wheelers have huge blind spots (also called “No Zones”). Trucks have much larger blind spots on the right side (the slow lanes) than they do on the […]
The stretch of Interstate 45 (I-45) that runs through Houston has tragically been graded as the roadway with the highest danger in all of the United States. I-45’s southernmost point is Galveston, Texas and its northernmost point is Dallas, Texas (this”interstate” highway is actually completely within a single state). The section of that runs through […]
Tens of thousands of truckers haul loads across our highways and roads everyday with very little regulation and oversight and tragedy follows them. The Boston Globe’s outstanding investigative journalism team took a deep dive into a trucking company that “hired a ragtag crew of drivers — criminals and drug users among them, men who drove […]
A man was burned to death in front of horrified onlookers because his electric car doors would not open. The man was burned to inside a Tesla Model S. Private companies will never make their products as safe as they should be without the threat of lawsuits. Lawsuits make the world a safer place because […]
The Houston Chronicle recently listed the tragically most deadly roads in the Houston area. This list details the streets that have fatal car and truck crashes. The roadways with the highest number of deaths is, not surprisingly, on the highways. Technology Requires Truck Drivers Keep Pace with Training | Houston Truck Accident Attorney Liability for […]
One of the deadliest highways in the United States runs right through the City of Houston. It is a stretch of I-45 that has had 50 deaths. Several of these avoidable deaths occurred in trucking crashes.
Mr. Devin C. McNulty with Chandler McNulty LLP has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and […]
Simple physics can best describe what happens when a mass the size of an 18-wheel truck careens into a passenger vehicle, the person inside that vehicle is no match for the force of impact caused by the speed and mass (size and weight) of the object. All too often, the result of the collision leads […]
Any truck driver with a commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) knows the rules of the road and dangers associated with risky driving behaviors. With all the training these drivers go through to get their special license, not to mention additional on-the-job training, you’d think they’d heed the warnings against making even the smallest of blunders. But, […]