If you drive to and from work every day, you understand how stressful navigating high-traffic areas in Texas can be. You might adhere to all traffic regulations and try your best to stay alert and cautious behind the wheel. However, if a distracted driver is nearby, there may be little to nothing you can do to avoid a collision. Distracted drivers cause many fatal collisions in this state and across the country.
Although children are generally safer riding buses than they are in cars, they don't escape every accident unharmed. The injuries your child suffers could lead to bills you can't afford - even with proper insurance.
Here in the Lone Star State, highways are kind of our thing. You won't find speed limits this high in any other state. I-35 and I-14 don't quite match up to Highway 130-but you can still drive pretty fast around the Killeen area.
Texas continues to rank among the national leaders in pedestrian deaths.
Car crashes are a common cause for severe injuries. If you are involved in a car crash, the first thing you should do is to check if you or anyone else involved in the crash is injured. If someone is injured you should call 911 immediately and request an ambulance.
Whether it be that Texas is just a very big state that can take a long time to drive through or because the people of Texas are just very hard-working, the state ranks at the top of the list in the country for drowsy drivers.
In 2016, almost 3,500 people were killed because of distracted driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also notes that teens are more often to blame for distracted driving than other age groups.
The outside world is in constant motion, and it can seem difficult to keep track of everything you encounter while driving. However, it is vital that drivers remain aware of their surroundings at all times, otherwise, the likelihood of a serious crash greatly increases.
According to recent statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, there were over 37,000 deaths on the roads of Texas and the other states in 2017.
While it seems that everyone has a wonderful new piece of technology these days, there may be same in Killeen, Texas, who wonder whether the world might from time to time rely too much on electronic devices and too little on their own brains.