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 due to the havoc the risi
A motorcyclist in his 30s died in a crash with a car in the 1600 block of Royal Crest Drive by Riverside Drive in East Austin recently. This was the third motorcycle fatality in Austin in a matter of days. Just a few days before, a 57-year old man and a 17-year-old teen both died in crashes involving vehicles failing to yield when exiting
An old and well-known saying tells us that "in summertime, the living is easy." However, it is also important to not underestimate the many dangers we all face in summer. Many people believe that the winter, with its icy roads and severe weather, is the most dangerous time for drivers when in fact more accidents and fatalities happen in t
Whether you’re a novice or experienced rider, weather can greatly affect motorcycle maneuvers and increase the risk of a motorcycle accident. As winter arrives in Texas, riders must be on the lookout for wet and icy roads. Forecasts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predict that a strong El Niño will greatly impa
Bikers know that motorcycle season is in full swing, but not everyone on the road is as aware or prepared for the increase in motorcycles on our roads. Unfortunately, with the boom of bikes on the road comes an increase in accidents and injuries. Knowing some of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents and being more aware of them can h
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 their family. The
A television station in Austin, Texas, featured an interesting video in a recent newscast; the station has also posted the video on its website. The clip was taken by the driver of a motorcycle "lane splitting" through traffic. The driver posted the video to his Facebook page, the station reported, with the caption, "Catch me if you can."
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