Truck accidents can be particularly deadly. According to data gathered by the Texas Department of Transportation, there were over 26,000 Texas truck accidents in 2019 alone. Of those crashes, roughly 17% involved at least one fatality. This fatality rate is considerably higher than that seen in car accidents (1%), and even motorcycle accidents (5%). Unfortunately, truck accident deaths are also on the rise in Texas.

In the blog below, you can find a fraction of these victims’ stories. Our Houston truck accident lawyers at Lapeze & Johns, PLLC, report on accidents and share helpful safety tips and information regarding Texas roadway safety.

Read on, then contact the team at Lapeze & Johns, PLLC, for a FREE, no-obligation consultation today.