If you are a driver in the state of Texas and you have been involved in an incident involving a cyclist, it is likely that some injury has resulted from the incident. You may be worried that you will be found to be responsible for the injuries, and even that you may be subject to legal action.
There would not be much trade between states or food on the shelves of supermarkets without trucks, vans and commercial vehicles. Even in a state with as many transport options as Texas, truckers take the lion's share of goods to market. However, the size and weight of trucks can make them deadly when they are out of control.
Ever since tech companies began placing electronic scooters in Austin and cities across the U.S., injuries have been much more prevalent and serious than many people realize. Trauma centers are reporting daily accidents -- nationwide there could be as many as 1,000 injuries per day. Two people are known to have died in e-scooter crashes; others have suffered life-threatening and permanently disabling injuries.
An aggressive driver’s anger may be short-lived but the danger they present could affect you for years to come. If you encounter an angry driver at 15 mph or 75 mph, it is important to remain calm and remember how to protect yourself.