Texas No. 1 in cutting teen traffic deaths

Texas leads the nation in the decline in fatal crashes involving teen drivers. Fatalities involving 16 to 19-year-old drivers fell 33 percent from 2002 to 2007, more than double the national rate of decline, according to a study released Monday. Driving experts...

Study – Texting increases risk of crashes

The first study of drivers texting inside their vehicles shows that the risk sharply exceeds previous estimates based on laboratory research and far surpasses the dangers of other driving distractions. The new study, which entailed outfitting the cabs of long-haul...

Study – Austin has unsafe drivers

Allstate America’s fifth annual ranking of U.S. cities for safe driving puts Austin in a familiar position – far behind almost everyone else. According to the study, Austin finished 179th out of 193 cities ranked. On average, the Austin-area driver will...

'Talk and Die' Syndrome

Here is an excellent article on what can happen if you incur serious trauma to the head after an accident. The key take-away points are to immediately seek medical assistance if you Went unconscious for any length of time Headaches, weakness or balance problems nausea...