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COMMERCIAL VEHICLE/TRUCK/18 WHEELER ACCIDENTS

Lack of sleep is a common cause of big rig accidents and truck drivers are a huge concern for they repeatedly drive long distances while fatigued. The US Department of Transportation estimates that up to 28% of truck drivers could have sleep apnea. With a heightened awareness of the problem, regulatory precautions are likely in …

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What You Need to Know About Car Wreck Settlements

A car wreck settlement can provide much needed funds to pay your mortgage, household bills and medical expenses after an auto accident. Some accidents are minor and rarely result in serious injury—the proverbial “fender benders.” But if you are involved in a serious accident through no fault of your own and are gravely injured, the …

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Acute Sleep Deprivation and Risk of Motor Vehicle Crash Involvement

According to a new study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (PDF) and released Tuesday, drivers who are just one or two hours shy of the recommended seven to eight (7-8) hours of sleep each night nearly double their risk for a crash the next day. “While we do not think anybody would be surprised …

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Another Tragic Bicycle Death: METRO Bus takes a Notable Rice Professor

A tragic accident has taken the life of a notable Rice University professor, Marjorie Corcoran. Professor Corcoran died Friday morning about 8:30 a.m. when a Metro light rail train struck her on the southbound tracks at 6300 Fannin near Sunset. Rice President David Leebron confirmed Corcoran’s death to the campus community by making a statement, …

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Another Houston Death Possibly Attributable to Street-Racing

Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal accident involving an 18-wheeler and a sedan which occurred about 4 a.m. yesterday, November 2, 2016 near the intersection of FM 1960 and Walters Road. Investigators believe the male driver of a Honda Accord was traveling westbound on FM 1960 possibly at more than 100 mph when he …

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NTSB Investigates California Bus Crash that Left 13 Dead and 31 Injured

In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 23, 2016, a maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who …

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