by Amber Cortez | April 30th, 2013 | Blog, Driving Tips

Study Shows Speech-To-Text Not Safer Than Manual Texting

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute has released a study showing that speech-to-text technology on smartphones is not safer in preventing distractions when driving compared to manual texting. Apple Inc.’s iPhones contain a feature known as “Siri”; software allowing operation of the mobile phone through speech. Android mobile phones also have a similar technology called “Vlingo”.… Read More

by Amber Cortez | April 30th, 2013 | Auto Accident, Blog, Lawsuit, Personal Injury

Irving, Texas Bus Crash Leaves One Dead, Lawsuit Filed

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 83-year old Tarrant County resident Alice Wilkinson Stanley in relation to a bus crash that resulted in injury and death. The April 11th incident involved a Cardinal Coach charter bus Stanley was riding in destined for Durant, Oklahoma. Witnesses onboard claim to have heard a pop, followed… Read More

by Amber Cortez | April 26th, 2013 | Auto Accident, Blog, Hit-And-Run

Drunk Driver Strikes Officer, Flees Scene

A North Texas police officer has died after being fatally struck by a drunk driver on the evening of Saturday April 20th. The driver fled the scene. Deputy Chad Key of the Grayson County Sheriff’s Department was directing traffic near Highway 82. Ricky Trent Stanley of Whitesboro struck Deputy Key and fled the scene of… Read More

by Amber Cortez | April 18th, 2013 | Auto Accident, Blog, Hit-And-Run

Hit And Run Accident Leaves One Dead In McAllen

McAllen police have released a statement concerning a hit and run accident that occurred on Saturday, March 23rd. According to the McAllen P.D., 36-year old Mission native Claudia Martinez has been charged with an accident resulting in personal injury or death. The accident occurred during the early morning hours of the 23rd when Martinez struck… Read More

by Amber Cortez | April 12th, 2013 | Auto Accident, Blog

Poor Weather Results In Accident Which Claims Four Lives

A Houston family has been killed following an accident with a truck during rainy weather on March 23rd. The couple and their two children, all of whose names have not been released to the public, were driving through Montgomery County when a truck driving the opposite direction collided with their vehicle. According to the Texas… Read More

by Amber Cortez | April 12th, 2013 | Blog, Hit-And-Run

Texas Hit and Run Bill Aims To Increase Punishment For Those Convicted

A bill currently working through the Texas legislature may convince those who have committed a hit and run to reconsider their actions. Senate Bill 275 aims to increase the penalty for anyone who fails to stop and render aid following an auto accident. The bill was passed unanimously on April 2nd by the Texas Senate… Read More

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