Getting out on the road these days can be dangerous, whether a person is just going a few miles to the nearest market or traveling hundreds of miles for a long-awaited vacation. Another driver whose full attention is not on the road for any reason may cause a fatal accident, resulting in changes to the lives of a number of people. Texas police say alcohol consumption or drug use may have been a factor in a recent fatal accident.
Several agencies concerned with the health and well-being of consumers recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. The law provides improved safeguards to prevent consumers from being harmed by a potentially defective product. It has also led to improved safety standards for children's toys and household products that previously posed a threat to families here in Texas and throughout the country.
The teenage years should be carefree and full of joy. Sadly, causing a fatal accident as a teen can cause repercussions that can continue far into adulthood. Two Texas teenagers died in a fatal accident that may have been the result of the negligence of a friend.
Most people who die in a fatal accident had dreams and goals they were working to achieve just minutes before they died. They had plans with beloved family members and close friends. They had their whole lives ahead of them until the actions of another person changed their futures. A Texas man has been arrested for his part in a recent fatal accident.
A number of states, including Texas, have a "share the road" law, meaning bicycles are to be treated the same as a motorized vehicle on the road. Motorists who do not follow this law are in great danger of causing a fatal accident. One cyclist was recently killed in an early morning fatal accident.