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Dollar General hit with $1 mil wrongful death lawsuit

Many shoppers go to the local dollar store expecting a bargain, but one customer in Lufkin got much more than that.

Here is how one man’s trip to the store ended up costing him his life when he came face-to-face with an armed robber.

Older motorcyclists experience increase in fatal accidents

Motorcycle drivers always must be alert on the road as they face a number of hazards.

Such perils include the fact that they can be less visible while driving and the possibility of encountering distracted or irresponsible automobile drivers out on the roads. Some particularly significant safety concerns can come up for older motorcyclists. In 2016, motorcyclists age 60 and older died at a higher rate than other motorcycle riders.

Will the new texting while driving ban reduce accidents?

In September, the new texting while driving law took effect in Texas, banning the use of a wireless communications device for electronic messaging while operating a motor vehicle. This includes texting and reading or writing email.

Because the law defines prohibited use as “electronic messaging,” other means of distraction such as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Twitter and other social media applications appear to be covered under restricted activity.

Have you had your faulty Takata airbag repaired or replaced?

An independent monitor for the massive Takata airbag recall recently released a progress report. Of the 43 million airbag inflators currently under recall, fully 25 million still hadn't been repaired as of mid-September.

That's 64 percent still unrepaired, and this is only the first phase of recalls. By the end of 2018, the recall will swell to include some 65 million inflators.

Keeping your kids safe from traffic in school zones

School zones are high-traffic areas. Buses are loading and unloading, parents are picking up and dropping off, students are flooding the sidewalks and crosswalks. The chaos and confusion create a recipe for accidents - and children are frequently the victims. In 2015 alone, nearly 300 teens were hit and killed by cars while walking, according to Safe Kids Worldwide.

Texas is among the top ten worst states for traffic accidents in school zones. What's more, three of the five most dangerous school zones nationwide are in our state.

Passengers injured in Uber accidents can seek compensation

You are ready to head out for the evening. You plan to go downtown and have fun. The last thing you want to worry about is finding a place to park and driving home. You consider your options and decide to book a ride to your destination through a ride-share application. You check your phone and find a decent Uber option. You click to book the ride and wait for the car to arrive.

You use the application for its convenience. As a paying customer, you expect that your driver will get you to your destination safely. Still, accidents can happen.

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