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Category Archives: Rules of the Road: Driving Tips

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Oh Deer! What to Do When You Hit an Animal

No matter where you’re driving, in a residential area or on the open road, you run the chance of hitting an animal, on accident of course. Animal accidents are common in this day and age. However, it’s important to know … Continue reading

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These Road Signs Are Sure to Make You Do a Double Take

You may have learned from defensive driving school online or from a driving school near you some road signs that most people are already familiar with. Common road signs we can see are “STOP,” “SLOW DOWN,” “ONE-WAY,” and more. These … Continue reading

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Can You Still Pass The DMV Permit Test? Advice For Taking the Drivers Test

According to a study done in 2010, 1 in 5 drivers currently on the road could not pass a written driving test. The DMV permit test has acquired a mythical status among those who have not yet passed it. It … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Rights During a Traffic Stop in Texas

You’re driving your car, minding your own business, when suddenly, you hear the sound that every driver dreads: the piercing, warbling wail of a police siren. Hesitantly, you force yourself to look into the rearview mirror. Maybe, just maybe, the … Continue reading

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Traffic, Traps, and Crashes: Which Texas City is the Worst for Drivers?

  Getting pulled over, getting in an accident, getting stuck in traffic. These experience are the bane of any existence behind the wheel. And if you’ve ever driven in Texas, you know that drivers here are no strangers to any … Continue reading

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5 Essential Tips to Help You Survive Winter Driving

    If you live in the eastern half of the United States, the chances are that you are having trouble remembering what it feels like to be warm. However, cold weather like the kind that we are experiencing this … Continue reading

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Tips for Correct Roundabout Protocol

Roundabouts are becoming more and more common on American roads, but sometimes even the most seasoned driver can get confused when faced with one of these enigmatic traffic circles. Who gives way to whom? Which direction do you signal? How … Continue reading

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Share the Road: How to Drive Safely Around Bicycles

Though they are the most popular, regular cars are not the only vehicles that are on the road at any given time. And though there are more cars than any other mode of transport, it is still important to be … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Dealing with Distracted Drivers

The US Government stated that, in 2011, over 3,000 people were killed in crashes that were a direct result of distracted driving. Although most people are aware of the laws regarding driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, distracted … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Extra Time to Avoid Rushing

It’s not surprising that most auto accidents occur because at least one of the parties involved was in a hurry. When someone is running behind schedule, they’re much more likely to speed or otherwise be careless on the road and … Continue reading

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