Author Archives: Michael Lovins

Seatbelt Manufacturer Sued After Fatal Car Accident

The family of a deceased Tyler woman is suing the seatbelt manufacturer TRW Vehicle Safety Systems alleging her seatbelt was unreasonably dangerous.Sandra Dozier was driving westbound on State Highway 31, wearing her seatbelt, when she lost control of her 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix and it rolled over. The suit alleges the buckle on the seatbelt fails… Read More

Troopers Struck By Intoxicated Driver While Making A Suspected DUI Stop

Two State Troopers were injured, one critically, when their vehicle was struck by another car. The accident occurred shortly after the officers pulled over another car suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver of the car that struck the officers was subsequently charged with intoxication assault. See the attached video for more details. Read More

Dallas Man Fatally Struck By DART Bus

A 53-year-old man, wearing a hooded jacket, was fatally struck when he stepped off a DART bus directly in the path of another DART bus exiting a Downtown transfer center. He was pronounced dead at Parkland Hospital. The bus driver hit the brakes but was unable to avoid the man. No one else was injured. Read… Read More

State Senator Involved In Fatal Car Wreck

A Colorado State Senator was involved in a fatal accident in the Texas Panhandle. Investigators currently believe that the State Senator crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic causing the head on collision. The head on collision resulted in the death of the woman driving the other car, who also happened to be pregnant. Also of… Read More

Driver In Southern Louisiana Collides With Commercial Truck

A person is in critical condition after her car struck a semi truck in a small town in Southern Louisiana. The driver of the car failed to stay in her lane of traffic, drifting into oncoming traffic at a curve. The truck driver was determined not to be under the influence of alcohol. It is uncertain… Read More

U.S. Department Of Transportation Takes On Texting While Driving

A distracted driver is a dangerous driver. In 2009 alone, nearly 5500 people lost their lives and half a million people were injured due to distracted drivers. In an effort to curb these dangers, federal regulators are proposing new rules prohibiting commercial truck drivers from texting while transporting hazardous materials. This compliments rules already in place… Read More