What is the Basic Speed Law?

The Basic Speed Law is a fundamental principle in traffic safety that requires drivers to operate their vehicles at a speed that is reasonable and prudent for the current road, traffic, and weather conditions, regardless of the posted speed limit. This is implemented and... Read More >

What if I Am in a Rollover Accident?

If you are involved in a rollover accident, you should speak to a Houston car accident lawyer about your rights as soon as possible. Rollover accidents are often more complex than what meets the eye. Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Injury & Accident Lawyers have been handling... Read More >

What is a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)?

A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is a professional license required to operate large commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses on public roads in Texas and across the United States. It demonstrates that the holder has received specialized training and has passed the... Read More >

Meet Houston Missions: Operation: Achieve Independence

On Meet Houston Missions and The Simmons and Fletcher Local Missions Podcast, your host, Paul Cannon, talks with Nicole Davis, the executive director of Operation: Achieve Independence. Operation: Achieve Independence was started in 2017 when its founder, Tina James, felt a... Read More >

Driving Without a License in Texas: What are the Penalties?

Driving without a valid license in Texas is considered a serious violation and offense. Whether your license has expired, been suspended, or revoked, or you've never obtained one, operating a motor vehicle without a proper driver’s license can lead to significant legal... Read More >

Is Your Tesla Watching You?

Tesla’s Driver Monitoring System Following the Tesla recall in December of 2023, Tesla released an over-the-air update to make several changes. One of the changes made during the Tesla recall update was to their driver monitor system located above the rearview mirror. Tesla... Read More >

Texas Driver’s License Types

The Different Classes of Texas Driver's Licenses A - Corrective Lenses You must wear corrective lenses (glasses or contact lenses) while driving. B - Adult Supervision A licensed driver aged 21 or older must be present in the front seat. C - Daylight Driving Only You are... Read More >

Is Houston Safe? To Live, Drive and Visit?

Houston is a city that beams with energy, diversity, and opportunity. As the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston, otherwise known to locals as The Bayou City, is a vibrant tapestry of cultures, histories, and experiences. However, you may be surprised to learn that... Read More >

What is a Hospital Lien?

A hospital lien is a right granted by Statute to hospitals and emergency services providers that allows them to demand payment for their services out of any money recovered by the injured person in that person's personal injury claim against any parties responsible for causing... Read More >

Is Another 2024 Tesla Recall on the Horizon?

The December 2023 Tesla Recall On December 12, 2023, the first Tesla recall was announced, recalling all 2012-2023 Model S cars that are equipped with Autosteer and were produced between October 2, 2012, and December 7, 2023, all 2016-2023 Model X vehicles, all 2017-2023 Model... Read More >

Understanding The WARN Act

Former Indeed Employees in Austin May Have a Lawsuit On Monday, May 13, 2024, the CEO of Indeed announced that the company was cutting 1,000 employees, including people in Austin, Texas. This year’s cuts followed the previous year’s cuts of over 2,000 employees. The CEO... Read More >



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