Many motorists do not recognize all of the challenges associated with driving a commercial truck. Truck drivers have a responsibility to take extra care to avoid dangerous mishaps. However, understanding the challenges trucks present can help you better protect yourself and your family from experiencing a devastating collision.
Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. held steady in 2017 compared with the previous year, but the number - nearly 6,000 - is not a comforting one. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrians and drivers continue to live dangerously and not always compatibly, but important safety strides are being made in some states such as Texas.
You've seen the billboards and other ads. The state campaign against distracted driving, "Talk, Text, Crash," is in high gear. But there is much more to it as Texas takes action to cut down the number of injuries and deaths caused by people who are not keeping their eyes on the road.