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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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Top Tips for Road Travel This Thanksgiving

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 91 percent of long-distance holiday travel is made by car. This makes for some very busy roads. The holiday season, especially Thanksgiving, is all about spending time with those you love, so whether … 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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13 Irritating Things that Annoying Car Passengers do

Driving with friends in the car can be fun. Sometimes it can break up the monotony of a long journey, and especially if you are going somewhere fun, it can change a long drive from a boring necessity to a … 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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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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Texas is Pushing for a Statewide Ban on Texting and Driving

AAA Texas hosted its first-ever distracted driving policy summit on August 10th, 2016 in Austin, Texas in the hopes that Texas lawmakers will pass a statewide ban on texting while driving next year. Texas is one of four states that … Continue reading

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New Study in Texas Shows the Body’s Reaction to Distracted Driving

According to a recent study by the University of Houston and Texas A&M University Transportation Institute, when drivers are absent minded, emotional or texting while driving–they found that “drivers’ handling of the wheel became jittery with respect to normal driving.” … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Commonly Broken Driving Laws in Texas and How to Avoid Them

For most Americans, driving is a way of life. Whether you’re commuting to work or embarking on a 10 hour road trip, you have to interact with drivers from all over the country. As such, driving popularity in the U.S. … Continue reading

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What a defensive driving course can teach about…

  Running out of gas sucks, especially when you’re in an inconvenient location such as the highway. Many drivers, including myself are guilty of passing by the gas station thinking “I can make it.” Driver safety is very important. No matter the circumstance, … Continue reading

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