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What are the Penalties for Jaywalking in Texas?

Posted on June 20, 2019
When walking along certain roadways in Texas, pedestrians might not always find a crosswalk to use to safely cross the street. Logically, one might assume that an area with no crosswalks could imply that pedestrians possess right-of-way in crossing the street in any location. This is simply not true and is in fact extremely...
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What Are The Leading Causes of Pedestrian Injury?

Posted on September 3, 2018
Pedestrian injuries are still unfortunately common occurrences. In recent years, public health authorities have attempted to control the amount of pedestrian death and injury by creating more walkable urban centers, installing more crosswalks in busy areas, and doing other things to reduce the risk of accidents. However, pedestrian accidents still can and do occur...
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What Are the Dangers of Distracted Walking?

Posted on February 19, 2018
Most people are aware of the dangers of distracted driving. However, walking while distracted can be just as dangerous at the wrong time or place. In Dallas, the personal injury attorneys of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C., want to help you avoid accident and injury by making you aware of the dangers of distracted walking....
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What Are the Right-of-Way Laws in Texas?

Posted on November 29, 2016
The rules of the road enable drivers to anticipate the actions of others. Quite often, drivers must yield to other drivers or pedestrians before moving. The phrase “right of way” describes how you determine when to yield to another driver or pedestrian or when that other driver or pedestrian must yield to you. Right-of-way...
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If a Jaywalker Is Hit by a Car, Who’s at Fault?

Posted on July 21, 2016
When we think of accidents involving pedestrians and fault, we often assume that the motorist is at fault. In driver’s education courses, we’re often taught that pedestrians have the right of way. In certain situations, however, pedestrians can be liable for accidents, either partially or wholly. How Do We Determine Fault? Imagine witnessing an...
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