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Is Texting While Driving Illegal in Texas?

  Texting while driving is illegal in Texas. Distracted driving is the cause for millions of accidents and countless deaths, all the way back since the invention of the automobile. When it comes to other forms of distracted driving though, … Continue reading

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Is Eating While Driving Illegal in Texas?

  Eating while driving is not illegal in Texas. However, distracted driving (such as eating while driving) accounts for nearly 1 in 5 accidents annually. So while you may not be cited specifically for the act of eating while driving, … Continue reading

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Is Texting and Driving Illegal In Texas?

We’ll cut to the point. Yes, texting and driving is illegal in Texas as of September 1st 2017. Also, talking on the phone while driving is illegal unless you’re using a hands-free device. Previously there were designated areas where you … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Traveling Safely with a Pet in the Car

Traveling with a pet is not easy. Cars were designed with humans in mind, so when you try to accommodate a four-legged animal like a cat or a dog, it becomes automatically more difficult to make sure that they are … Continue reading

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Is the Smart Watch Good or Bad for Distracted Driving?

Smart watches are widely projected to be the Next Big Thing. Just about every tech company is working on releasing (or has already introduced) their slant on this particular gadget. Though we will have to wait to see whether the … Continue reading

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Report: Many Americans Addicted to Texting While Driving

Addiction is no easy thing to deal with, but how much more difficult must it be if you do not even realize that it is a problem? This is something that many of us are facing on a regular basis, … Continue reading

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Unique Ways Cities are Fighting Drunk Driving this New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is a time of celebration, fresh starts, and looking to the future. But it is also the worst day of the year for drunk driving, with hundreds of deaths on this day each year. We are all … Continue reading

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Study: Parents are Setting Bad Example When it Comes to Distracted Driving

It is often thought that the best way to get people to act a certain way is to lead by example. However, when it comes to parenting, any child will tell you that their parents do not always practice what … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Driving Defensively

The highways of America are a dangerous place. Every year there are more than 5 million car accidents on U.S. roads. Defensive driving is one way to avoid getting into accidents, and more of it on American roads would certainly … Continue reading

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5 Surprising Things People do While Driving

Distracted driving isn’t limited simply to texting or jamming out to the latest hit. There are several bizarre ways to keep yourself focused anywhere but on the road. We’ve compiled a list of ten of the most surprising ways people … Continue reading

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