Pascoe Law Firm18 WHEELER ACCIDENT LAWYER
Principal office located in Friendswood, Texas.
Available to service League City, Webster, Pearland, Galveston, and the surrounding areas within Texas.
Texas Fatal Speeding Accident Lawyer
Galveston, Baytown, and Houston-area counties lead Texas when it comes to speeding fatalities. A recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis looked at data on 211 cities in Texas from 2012 to 2017. Since 2012, almost 18 percent of Texas driving fatalities were caused by speeding. Harris County had the highest total number of traffic fatalities with 729. Galveston ranks number 1 for midsize city in Texas when it comes to deadly speeding related accidents. Furthermore, there were nearly 7,000 traffic fatalities linked to excessive speed in Texas during the above listed time period and Rusk County had the highest average annual speeding fatalities per 100,000 residents with 11.63.
Cities with the Most Fatal Speeding Accidents
Dallas is the deadliest city for speeders, according to the study. In Dallas, there were 377 speeding-related traffic deaths from 2012 to 2017. I-35E, I-635 and Webb Chapel Road each accounted for seven fatalities during the time period considered. In San Antonio, there was an average of 56 speeding-related fatalities per year in the years studied. I-410 accounted for 24 of the deaths and I-35 accounted for 23.
- San Antonio
- Fort Worth
- Corpus Christi
Galveston and Baytown each were in the top three of the deadliest mid-sized cities for speeders, according to the study.
- New Braunfels
- Santa Fe