Red Light Accidents

Injured in an accident caused by a negligent driver who ran a red light? Red light accidents are very common and can cause catastrophic injury to those involved. For that reason, the state of Texas has implemented laws to help protect its motorists and has enforced special rules for turning left and right on red.  Red light rules Right-On-Red Rule- As long as there’s no sign specifically restricting it, Texas law permits drivers to make a right turn after stopping at a red light. However, drivers need to use caution and follow the normal right-of-way rules when making the turn. Left-on-Red Rule- Texas drivers are permitted to turn left after stopping at a red light at the intersection of two one-way streets. In other words, a motorist can make a left on red from a one-way street onto another one-way street. Meaning of a Yellow Light- In Texas, however, a solid yellow light is just a warning that the signal is about to turn red. In other words, you can enter an…

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