How To Avoid Driving Distractions

In this day and age, there are dozens of ways to get distracted in our cars. Because of the tendency to get distracted, motorists must be even more diligent in keeping distractions at bay. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), in 2011, more...

Point Reduction and Traffic Ticket Dismissal Guide

Texas drivers get lots of tickets. That much has been proven. According to the National Motorists Association, Texans are the 4th most ticketed drivers in the United States. Some people just accept it as the price they pay for driving recklessly. Others just complain about...

Safety Tips - Aggressive Driving

There are two kinds of drivers out on the road: Passive Drivers, and Aggressive Drivers. One group is filled with smooth, tranquil motorists, and the other is a festering hotbed of spite and fury. Which group do you belong to? Why Aggressive Driving Is Increasing...

Texas Ranks as the Third-Worst Driving State

If you’re a Texas driver, you may want to look into online traffic school on a yearly basis. Statistically speaking, you’re not very good behind the wheel. A 2011 study that ranked drivers by state found that most Texas drivers ranked 3rd worst in the...

Driving Slowly in the Left Lane

In Texas, the maximum freeway speed limit ranges from 65-85 MPH, depending on where you are. But what about the minimum? It tends to range from 40–45 MPH, but there usually isn’t a posted number. The general rule is to keep up with the flow...

Tips To Pass Your Driver Test

Getting your driver’s license is almost like a rite of passage. The vast majority of 15- and 16-year-olds eagerly await the day that they can hold that tiny laminated card in their hands. To them, it represents freedom and impending adulthood. Yet as important as...

Texas DMV

When you think of the DMV, what’s the first image that comes to mind? Is it the long lines, or the herd of frustrated customers? Maybe it’s Patty and Selma, Homer’s sisters-in-law from The Simpsons? Any way you look at it, interactions with the DMV...

Dangers of Hitting an Animal

How many times have you been driving, and you come upon an animal standing in the middle of the road? And how many times has that animal simply stood still, instead of walking, jumping, or slithering out of harm’s way? Whereas a person would have...

Know More About Texas Vanity Plates

Vanity plates are a popular and convenient way for people to get a brief message across to the rest of the world. They’re like bumper stickers that don’t peel off. Not surprisingly, they are very popular in the United States. A 2007 study by the...

No Texting While Driving

Texas is big. It’s 268,820 square miles big. It’s second in size only to Alaska. Ever hear the saying, “Everything’s bigger in Texas?” It’s popular for a reason. And not only is it big, but according to the Federal Highway Administration , Texas has 303,176...

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