• It Can Wait!

    Posted By The Law Office of DDH || 20-Jul-2017

    On Tuesday, May 6, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a measure (HB 62) that bans texting while driving across the entire state of Texas. This is the second time the bill has passed through the state legislature, but the first time being signed into law. While Texas has not previously implemented a state-wide […]In spite of FMCSA regulations, many truck drivers resort to deceptive tactics in order to clock hours of illegal overtime or hide violations of rules means to reduce their risk of getting into an accident. Because most drivers log their hours on paper, it is not difficult to conceal extra time on the road by […]A 43-year-old Mexia woman was tragically killed last Friday night in a head-on collision with an 18-wheeler driven by a state prison inmate. The accident occurred on Highway 7 at County Road 181, east of Marlin, at approximately 5:10 p.m. The woman was travelling eastbound in a 2015 Nissan Versa when she was struck by […]The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has levied $50,000 in fines against a West Texas well service company after an oil rig explosion resulted in the deaths of three employees earlier this year. The three men, who were all related, were killed in the accident this past March as they attempted to install a […]Truck accidents have become one of the most dangerous types of accidents on roads everywhere, especially in large states like Texas. In fact, in 2013, 493 truck accidents occurred in Texas. Studies indicate that this is more than 12 percent of the 3,906 truck accident fatalities that occurred nationwide in the same year. With the […]