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  • NHTSA and DOT Work to Curb the Use of Unapproved Helmets

    Posted By Stephen Stewart || 29-May-2015

    There are a number of unsafe motorcycle helmets on the market and the Department of Transportation, or DOT, has recently taken special action seeking to prevent them from getting into the hands of motorcyclists. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, is also on board with the movement. A little less than two weeks ago, the NHTSA announced that it would be helping in the ...
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  • What Are Common Concussion Symptoms?

    Posted By Stephen Stewart || 22-May-2015

    Do you think you may have a concussion, perhaps in a car accident, but you are not sure? Many people don't realize that they have a concussion immediately or at all, especially since this type of brain injury is usually a closed injury -- there is no open wound -- so it's not always clear that you've even been hurt. If you experience any of the following, you could have a concussion: ...
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  • Texas Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 35

    Posted By Stephen Stewart || 15-May-2015

    A fatal car-versus-pedestrian crash claimed the life of a 54-year-old man last week. The incident happened at approximately 9:45 p.m. in New Braunfels, Texas. According to police, the pedestrian was trying to cross Interstate 35 when he was struck not far from a TA Truck Stop. The crash happened in the northbound lanes of Interstate 35. The pedestrian was hit by a Chrysler. The driver of the ...
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  • Man Dies in Crash with 18-Wheeler

    Posted By Stephen Stewart || 4-May-2015

    A fiery crash has claimed the life of a 39-year-old Central Texas man. The accident occurred at the intersection of U.S. Highway 77 and Texas Highway 7. The victim was driving his pickup truck on the northbound lane of Highway 77 when he came to the intersection where the 18-wheeler was loaded with kerosene and traveling west on Highway 7. Rain had caused the highways to become wet, and the ...
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  • Texas Man Dies After Truck Runs Red Light

    Posted By Stephen Stewart || 1-May-2015

    A sergeant from the Waco Police Department said that witnesses reported seeing the driver of a Ford pickup truck go through a red light on North 26th Street before crashing into a Mitsubishi SUV that was heading southbound on Bosque Boulevard. The collision that occurred on April 20 caused the Mitsubishi to roll over. Emergency responders transported the 62-year-old male driver of the Mitsubishi ...
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