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One of the World's Deadliest Roads Is in Texas

Picture the most dangerous road in the world. Seeing rickety bridges, narrow mountainside paths, sunken terrain, iced-over descents? How about Houston? Among the most dangerous routes in the world is Interstate 45 — a highway contained entirely in Texas that connects Dallas, Houston, Galveston, and the Gulf of Mexico. A new study says that I-45...

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Wrong-way crash in Edinburg, TX results in 2 fatalities

A lawyer explains why these car accidents happen and what drivers in Hidalgo County should know A recent head-on collision occurred in Edinburg, Texas due to a driver going the wrong way on Highway 281, according to KRGV News. The Edinburg Police Department reports the car accident occurred at approximately 5:41 a.m. on Sunday, June...

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Fatal car accidents continue to plague our Texas roads

In late May 2021, tragedy struck the city of Denton, Texas, when a violent, noontime head-on crash on Highway 380 killed a woman in one vehicle and two children ages 4 and 6 months in another, according to Fox4. The girls were both secured in car seats at the time of the crash. Their father,...

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Distracted Driving: The new DWI in Texas?

  In Texas, almost any month could be Distracted Driving Awareness Month. That’s because you see distracted drivers every day on highways and in your neighborhoods – drivers texting, talking on their phones, checking email, and so on. They pose a dangerous risk to you and your loved ones. Here's what you should know. Is...

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New research shows increase in texting and driving deaths

In 2019, preventable crashes involving a distracted driver claimed the lives of 3,142 people. That’s a nearly 10% increase from the previous year. The data was found in a new report from The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). When a driver looks down at their phone to read a text, his or her eyes aren’t...

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How to obtain and read your Texas car accident report

Were you recently involved in a car accident in Texas? Did a police officer come to the scene of the crash to investigate? If so, it's critical that you get a copy of the Texas Peace Officer's Crash Report (form CR-3) and thoroughly review it. The car accident lawyers at Karam Law Firm know how...

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Motorists drive drunk despite knowing the risks, survey finds

If you asked the average person what they thought about drunk driving, they would probably tell you that it's dangerous. Yet, there is still a staggering number of people who drive after consuming alcoholic beverages. No matter how responsible a driver you may be, it's almost impossible to avoid sharing the road with them. Law...

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How to prove who was at fault for a distracted driving accident?

Distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of car accidents in Texas and throughout the United States. Today's handheld devices offer a slew of convenient functions that often cause distraction. For this reason, many drivers have a difficult time turning off their cellphones and putting them out of reach. In addition, some drivers...

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