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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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First Speeding Ticket in Texas

  Whether you’re a new driver or veteran with thousands of miles behind the wheel, your first speeding ticket doesn’t need to be a big deal. It also doesn’t need to affect your insurance rates, or even be reported to … Continue reading

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New Year, New Version Of You (Behind The Wheel)

Let’s all make a New Year’s Resolution together. Despite how hard we try sometimes, you can’t control everything in your life, even when driving you can really only affect in the way you drive. Vehicle-related deaths in the United States … Continue reading

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Studying for the Driver’s Test

Studying for your permit or driver’s ed test can be nerve-racking. And taking the test for the very first time is rarely easy. Some states say that up to half of people fail the test the first time. Needing to … Continue reading

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The Best Road Trip Snacks

Road trips are no fun without some good eats. And eating doesn’t just make your trip more enjoyable, it also gives you the energy you need to stay awake and alert. Here are five of the best foods to take … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride: The Pros and Cons of Public Transportation

Sick of fighting traffic to and from your job? It’s time to unclench your fists and look at the facts when it comes to your daily commute. Could you be saving time and money by taking public transportation? Better yet, … Continue reading

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Steer Clear: U.S. Highways with the Highest Yearly Fatalities

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more people in the U.S. die in car crashes each year than in other high-income countries. Worse, the National Safety Council reported in 2015 that the U.S. had the highest one-year percentage … Continue reading

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Ooooh, That Smell: How to Get Your Car to Stop Stinking

Stinky cars are no fun. Whether the smell of last night’s dinner is lingering in your car on the way to work the next day or the smell of your dog from last week’s trip to the beach—smelly cars make … Continue reading

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Drivers in Texas More Likely to Hit Deer in 2016

A study by State Farm found that Texas drivers in 2016 have an increased likelihood of hitting a deer while on the road. In fact, the chances of hitting a deer are up 3 percent higher than last year.  That … Continue reading

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How Countries Decided Which Side of the Road to Drive On

What side of the road do you drive on? It depends on who you ask. About 75% of the world drives on the right side of the road. Though most of the United Kingdom and their current colonies drive on … Continue reading

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