An individual sadly died in a recent car accident in Texas. In addition, another person was seriously injured in the Tuesday evening accident, which involved a semi-truck. Sometimes, truck accidents occur due to the carelessness of a truck driver, in which case, the truck driver may be held liable for the injuries or deaths occurring as a result.
You know that texting is not illegal while people drive in all of Texas, but federally, commercial drivers are restricted in what they can do behind the wheel. Texting while driving a commercial vehicle can lead to a driver losing his or her license and being disqualified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Texting includes reading or writing a text on a cellphone or other electronic device. It can also include using more than one button to end or begin a call.
When you're traveling in a motor vehicle, it only takes a few seconds for an accident to change your life. Many times, accidents happen thanks to someone's negligence, whether mirrors weren't checked or the driver was distracted by something like a cellphone.