Getting Around Traffic During Austin City Limits Festival

Getting Around Traffic During Austin City Limits Festival

Soon, there will be virtually hundreds of people descending upon Austin for the annual Austin City Limits music festival, which takes place from October 5 through October 7, and again from October 12 through October 14. It’s important to note that there is no...
Three Ways Semi Truck Accidents Are Different From Auto Accidents

Three Ways Semi Truck Accidents Are Different From Auto Accidents

Whenever someone suffers an injury during a semi truck accident, some people believe that the process will be the same as if they were in a normal auto accident in terms of making a claim. This is not true. Each type of accident differs from one another in big ways....
When An Injury Becomes Someone Else’s Liability

When An Injury Becomes Someone Else’s Liability

All sorts of accidents happen every day throughout the United States, many of which involve people being killed or otherwise seriously hurt. Many times, an accident does not involve anyone else being at fault; however, there are also instances in which someone else is...
Is It Legal To Have DWI Checkpoints In Texas?

Is It Legal To Have DWI Checkpoints In Texas?

Police have historically employed various types of tactics in order to make arrests for Driving While Intoxicated, or DWI. One tactic used is to set up a DWI checkpoint, in which every car is stopped in order to see if the driver has been drinking prior to driving....
Don’t Drink and Scooter

Don’t Drink and Scooter

According to the Austin Transportation Department, rentals of the city’s popular motorized scooters are running into quite a bit of a snag – that snag being individuals who are drunk, attempting to ride them. The problem has become so intense that the...
Austin Resident Attempting To Legalize 3D-Printed Guns

Austin Resident Attempting To Legalize 3D-Printed Guns

Recently, an Austin-based company, Defense Distributed, published a number of designs for 3D-printable guns that would easily be able to be printed in someone’s home using a traditional 3D printer. Furthermore, the guns would potentially be untraceable....
Austin To Welcome 24/7 Sobering Center This Coming Fall

Austin To Welcome 24/7 Sobering Center This Coming Fall

This coming October will see the official launch of the Austin-Travis County Sobering Center; however, before then, the center will open its doors for a limited time in late August. The center will offer both emergency personnel and law enforcement officers with an...
Get Ready for Quesoff 2018!

Get Ready for Quesoff 2018!

The time has come for the annual Queso-Off, or Quesoff, at The Mohawk in Downtown Austin on August 25. This free event benefits the Central Texas Food Bank. Attendees are encouraged to bring two canned goods donations or a $2 donation. Doors open at 2pm and bags of...
Austin plastic bag ban ends

Austin plastic bag ban ends

The city of Austin announced that its plastic bag ban would end in July due to a recent Texas Supreme Court ruling. The Laredo Merchants Association sued the city of Laredo back in March 2015. They were arguing that the city’s ban on single-use bags conflicted with a...