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Pool Safety Is Not Just the Responsibility of Houston Health Inspectors

The tragic death of an eight-year-old girl who was found dead in a pool at a local Doubletree by Hilton property last month has raised several key questions about the pool inspection process in Houston. A recent article in the Houston Chronicle outlines some of the responsibilities of the Houston health department, but it clearly…

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Another 18-Wheeler Fatality in Harris County, Texas

In 2022, the Texas Department of Transportation website reported 38,621 crashes involving commercial motor vehicles. Of those, 6,203 occurred in Harris County. On Monday, January 8. 2024, a woman was killed and several others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash involving a commercial vehicle. Precinct 4 Constable’s Office reported the incident. The driver of an…

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Honda Recalling Some Accord, HR-V Vehicles

Honda is recalling select 2023-2024 Accord and HR-V vehicles due to a missing piece in the front seat belt pretensioners. This missing component could potentially compromise the effectiveness of the seat belt system, posing a safety risk to the occupants of the vehicle. Regulators said this means that passengers may not be properly restrained in…

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Commercial Truck Wreck Leaves Five Dead and Five Others Injured

As recently reported in the Houston Chronicle, five people were killed, and five were seriously injured after a truck overturned in central Illinois, causing a toxic substance to leak from its cargo and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of area residents. A semi truck, carrying caustic chemicals toppled over in the middle of the night…

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Harris County Leads the Way with the Most Commercial Vehicle Accidents

The Texas department of transportation has recently released data from its reports from all counties across the state of Texas, indicating that Harris County has experienced the most commercial motor vehicle accidents for the past five years. As of the end of 2022, experts believe Harris County will maintain its title. TxDot defines commercial vehicle…

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