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INRIX National Traffic Study 2011

INRIX is a software company that provides information on traffic around the world. In May, 2012, the company released its fifth annual Traffic Scorecard, the INRIX National Traffic Study 2011.  According to INRIX, congestion dropped by 30% in 70 of the 100 most populated cities in the U.S. While improved traffic conditions are something we

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Texas Traffic Accident Statistics: Serious Injuries and Death

Texas Traffic Accident Statistics: Serious Injuries and Death In 2010, the most recent year we have statistics for, Texas traffic accident fatalities were down by 2.77% from 2009, and about 20% from 2003 when there were 3,822 recorded deaths. Austin crashes claimed 48 lives in 2010, representing more than half of Travis County’s 82 traffic

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Austin Truck Accident Attorney

When a big rig loses its cargo on the highway, the outcome can be tragic. Even small pieces of debris that come loose can fly onto the windshield of an unsuspecting motorist and cause a serious accident. If a truck loses some of its heavy cargo, it may come crashing through the windshield or onto

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Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are often severe, due to the biker’s lack of protection compared to occupants of enclosed motor vehicles. Statistics reveal that three out of four motorcycle accidents involve another vehicle—typically a passenger car. Many motorcycle accidents take place at intersections, when a driver fails to see the motorcyclist and makes a turn into the

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Who can be Held Liable in a Truck Accident?

If you are seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident involving a commercial truck, you may have a claim against one or more of the following parties: Truck driver: a driver who violates regulations by driving for too long without a break, using drugs or alcohol, texting while driving, driving at excessive speeds or operating

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Austin Injury Lawyer

When To call An Austin Injury Lawyer The aftermath of an injury accident can be confusing and overwhelming. You may not know where to turn, or what the next step is to hold the negligent party accountable. If you have suffered a personal injury, first and foremost you should seek medical attention. Even if your

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Causes of Car Accidents

Despite the advancements in vehicle safety and innovations in technology, nearly 1.2 million people die each year as a result of motor vehicle accidents. In fact, the World Health Organization reports that by the year 2020, that figure will increase by an astounding 65 percent. Some of the most common causes of car accidents include:

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