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Mayor Announces “Austin Don’t Rush” To Help Ease Traffic

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Mayor Announces “Austin Don’t Rush” To Help Ease Traffic

“Austin Don’t Rush” program. Austin Mayor Steve Adler recently announced a new initiative called “Austin Don’t Rush” to help combat traffic congestion and called for Monday, May 11th to be the first public holiday to kick off this initiative. With a decade-long boom in population growth, transportation in Austin is now at a tipping point […]

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May 23, 2016

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Gravel Truck Plows Through Intersection, Flies Off Overpass

Recently, a video of a dump truck driving through an Austin intersection and causing an accident involving 4 other vehicles has gone viral. The dash cam video shows the moment when a dump truck, carrying a load of gravel to a location on Jester Boulevard on RM 2222, runs an intersection striking several vehicles, runs […]

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March 15, 2016

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How to Choose A Truck Accident Attorney

Motor vehicle accidents involving trucks are usually more complicated than other car accidents. Because truckers are often on the job when the accident happens, you may have a claim against both the driver and their employer, which is why it’s important to choose the right truck accident attorney for your case. Here are a few […]

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December 28, 2015

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Intermodal Containers in Semi Truck Collisions

The term “Intermodal” refers to using two or more means of transporting large containers of freight. These shipping containers are filled at the beginning of their journey and are unpacked once they reach their final destination. These are the containers you see bolted to rail cars or truck trailers being transported across the country or […]

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November 30, 2015

Truck Accidents Archives

Heavier 18 Wheelers Could Be Coming to Texas

As road fatalities decrease across the country, they continue to increase here in Texas. Texas currently leads the nation in accidents involving large trucks due to the increase in gas drilling throughout the state. Large trucks and commercial vehicles have crowded our roadways and things could be getting worse. Thanks to proposed national legislation, 18 […]

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October 28, 2015

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Autonomous Trucks Cleared To Drive on US Roads

Freightliner’s new line of autonomous trucks, the Inspiration, recently received approval to drive on US highways in Nevada, and the Peterbilt line of driverless diesels will soon join them. The new autonomous trucks are designed to make the roads safer and may be making their way to Texas soon.

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September 28, 2015

Car Accidents, Truck Accidents Archives

The Different Types of Truck Accidents

Accidents involving trucks occur very often on highways and other hazardous roads across the country and these truck accidents happen in various capacities. It is hard to predict a collision, so it is important to know and be aware of your surroundings, especially where there are often large trucks on the roads.

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June 29, 2015

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents Archives, Personal Injury Questions Archives, Truck Accidents Archives

The Safest Forms Of Transportation

Summer is upon us and many families will soon pack their bags and head off for a fun and relaxing vacation over the coming weeks and months.  The Austin personal injury attorneys at Terry & Kelly, PLLC understand that media coverage can impact the way many people think when considering the safest form of travel for […]

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May 28, 2015

Car Accidents, Truck Accidents Archives

Fatal Truck Accidents on the Rise in Texas

In an era where there are so many semi trucks, tractor-trailers and big rigs plying the highways of Texas, accidents involving them are becoming quite common. Sometimes the accident is caused by the truck driver’s active negligence while at other times it is due to lack of care by the trucking company (or passive negligence). […]

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May 15, 2015

Truck Accidents Archives

Truck accident victims: hold truckers, employers accountable for safety violations

Trucking safety is an issue that concerns all of us who make use of public roads, and this safety is largely dependent on truckers abiding by federal safety rules. As readers may know, the trucking industry is currently pushing to roll back changes to federal safety rules that impact rest breaks for truckers and to […]

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December 9, 2014

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