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Traffic Ticket While Driving for Uber or Lyft

Published on 14th Aug, 2020 at 11:49:34

  Both Lyft & Uber review your driver record prior to approval for driving for them. Once hired naturally you will spend a lot more time behind the wheel though. With that comes the risk for additional moving violations. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Defensive Driving Tips |

How to Negotiate Your SiriusXM Rates when Your Trial is Over

Published on 17th Jan, 2013 at 15:53:56

You have been happily enjoying your free trial of SiriusXM satellite radio that came with your new car, not thinking anything of it. Then one day you get a notice in the mail. Your service will be discontinued unless you … Continue reading

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Texans, Please Prepare To Stay Off The Roads

Published on 12th Feb, 2021 at 13:28:14

  On February 11th, at least 9 people were tragically lost in accidents related to the winter weather conditions across DFW. In the coming week, many more Texans are going to find themselves facing similar situations. If there’s absolutely any … Continue reading

Posted in Driving and Safety Tips |

Does A Certificate of Completion Expire?

Published on 28th Jan, 2021 at 14:15:07

  A Certificate of Completion is what you receive when you complete your defensive driving course. If you’re taking a defensive driving course to dismiss a moving violation, the court will require a Certificate of Completion as proof you completed … Continue reading

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Hydroplaning

Published on 20th May, 2011 at 20:47:45

Hydroplaning Accidents also called aquaplaning or planing are caused when a driver loses steering control because a layer of water on the roadway prevents direct contact between the tires and the road surface. The resulting loss of friction causes the … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Published on 30th Mar, 2012 at 18:56:46

The second ever, or second annual National Distracted Driving Awareness Month starts April 1st.   Law enforcement, educators, victims, non profits and companies like DefensiveDriving.com will be focusing on the dangers of distracted driving.   California was one of the first states … Continue reading

Posted in The Daily Drive |

Changing a flat tire

Published on 2nd Jan, 2011 at 18:35:00

Ever heard that hindsight is 20/20?  You may have said this if you’ve ever been driving and gotten a flat tire without knowing how to change one.  A long time ago, I was in this same predicament.  This was before cell … Continue reading

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Car renting gone viral?

Published on 19th Oct, 2011 at 19:02:58

In this day and age of social media, file sharing, online collaboration – being LinkedIn or Liked, it was only a matter of time before something really different became a social media phenomenon… how about “sharing” your car? A company … Continue reading

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A Blueprint for Safer Roads

Published on 21st Jun, 2012 at 20:14:43

On June 7th, the US Department of Transportation released it’s Blueprint For Ending Distracted Driving campaign.  The blueprint builds on the national momentum that has been spearheaded for the last three years and outlines steps everyone can take, including: Encouraging … Continue reading

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Is Eating While Driving Illegal in Texas?

Published on 5th Jan, 2021 at 13:41:44

  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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