Wrong-way accidents are becoming an increasing problem on Texas roadways. The Texas Department of Transportation records reflect a 13% increase in wrong-way crashes during 2014. Wrong-way crashes have claimed the lives of of 269 Texans in the last fourt years and have injured another 2,800 motorists.
While signage, confusion, and distracted driving contribute to the rise the largest factor is alcohol. In most cases the wrong-way driver has been drinking. While there are many excuses given the wrong-way driver is nonetheless legally liable.
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