Texas Car Accident Resources and Statutes

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Whether you want to learn more about Texas personal injury and car accident laws, research the applicable statutes on your own, or retain a lawyer specializing in Texas personal injury law. You will find the resources you need right here.

Texas Car Accident Lawyers:

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Post your auto accident question on the Free Advice Auto Accidents and Vehicle Claims forum

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Texas Car Accident Resources:

Texas Courts Self-Help Center: Legal information and forms for those planning on self-representation in the Texas Courts system, designed for use by the general public and covering free and low-cost legal help, small claims, seniors, families and children

Texas Justiceof the Peace (Including Small Claims) Court: Basic information about Texas small claims courts (which are contained in the Justice of the Peace courts), small claims procedures, and small claims forms.

Texas County Courts: Contact information for all Texas County Courts.

Texas Motor Vehicles Links

Drivers License Redirect URL (Texas Department of Public Safety): Texas Department of Public Safety, Drivers’ License Division, 5805 North Lamar Blvd. Austin, Texas 78752-4422

Vehicle Registration Redirect URL (Texas Department of Transportation): TX DOT, Vehicle
Titles and Registration Division, Austin, Texas 78779-0001 Phone: (512) 424-2000 (Drivers’ License), (512) 465-7611 (Vehicle Registration)
Web:(Texas Department of Public Safety, Drivers’ License Division)
(Texas Department of Transportation, Vehicle Titles and Registration Division)

Texas Department of Transportation: The official site for the Texas Department of Transportation.

Texas Department of Insurance: The official site for the Texas Department of Insurance.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The official site for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation.

Traffic Safety Facts: Alcohol-Related Fatalities in 2006 (NHTSA): Alcohol-related fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traffic Safety Facts: 2006 Overview (NHTSA): Traffic accident injury and fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Texas Car Accident Statutes:

Texas Statutes Online: Link to Texas codes online.

Texas Auto Accident and Personal Injury Laws: Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.001 et seq. (Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury); Texas Transportation Code Chapter 601) (Insurance Requirements); Texas Government Code, Title 2, Subtitle A, Ch. 28, Sections 001-055; Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Part V, Rules of Practice for Justice Courts, Rules 523 through 591 (Small Claims Limits).

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