How to Get Your Texas Drivers License

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If you need to get your Texas driver license, there a few steps you’ll need to take before hitting the open road. The state of Texas requires applicants to meet a few requirements prior to being approved. Before heading over to the DMV you’ll want to make sure you have all of the...
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3 Texas State Laws that Relate to Cell Phones and Driving

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3 Texas State Laws that Relate to Cell Phones and Driving Though there is statewide law that prohibits hand-held cell phone usage while driving, you still find people everywhere of all ages, texting while driving. But you may just find yourself slapped with a hefty fine if you do...
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Tips to Follow While Bicycling on the Road

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Tips to Follow While Bicycling on the Road The HTSA encourages everyone who uses roads (including motorists and bicyclists), to always respect each other and ensure that they create a safer transportation environment. By law, bicycles on a road, have the same vehicular rights and...
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Why Do 57 Percent of Traffic Fatalities Occur on Rural Roads in Texas?

Why Do 57 Percent of Traffic Fatalities Occur on Rural Roads in Texas?

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Why Do 57 Percent of Traffic Fatalities Occur on Rural Roads in Texas? There was a time when people would drive on rural roads and rarely pass anyone. Farm and ranch road systems tend to serve as excellent shortcuts for people traveling from one city to the other. In most...
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Common Distractions when Driving

Common Distractions when Driving

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Common Distractions when Driving A lot has been said about how distracted driving results in accidents; many of which are fatal. There is no doubt about the fact that distractions while driving end up causing traffic problems and collisions. Even as more cars travel  the road,...
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How to React to an Approaching Emergency Vehicle

How to React to an Approaching Emergency Vehicle

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How to React to an Approaching Emergency Vehicle When you see an emergency vehicle approaching your car from any direction with red and blue lights flashing and the bell or siren sounding, you have to bring your vehicle to a stop immediately. While doing so, you are also required...
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Causes and Prevention of Road Rage

Causes and Prevention of Road Rage

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Causes of Road Rage Road rage includes a range of behavior and driver acts. Aggressive acceleration, speeding, cutting others off, weaving in-and-out of traffic, sounding the vehicle horn, flashing car-lights excessively, shouting verbal abuse, making rude gestures, throwing...
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Dangers of Following Too Closely While Driving

Dangers of Following Too Closely While Driving

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Dangers of Following Too Closely While Driving Many people feel that if they are almost bumper-to-bumper with the vehicle in front of them, they will arrive at their destination much faster. This is called Tailgating and is one of the most common reasons for vehicle collisions....
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Technology That Can Help Avoid Texting While Driving

Technology That Can Help Avoid Texting While Driving

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Technology That Can Help Avoid Texting While Driving Automobile accidents occur every single day, for a range of reasons; but across the U.S, texting while driving is one of the major reasons for crashes. Unfortunately, it’s not just teens that are addicted to their cell phones;...
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Why is it Important to Pay Attention to Road Signs?

Why is it Important to Pay Attention to Road Signs?

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Why is it Important to Pay Attention to Road Signs? When you are driving along any road, you will come across a number of signs. These are placed in different areas to ensure that drivers are safe and that the pedestrians are safe too. There will be road signs that indicate the...
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