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No More Texting While Driving in Texas

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Texas passed House Bill 62, a ban on texting while driving, that will take effect on Sept. 1, 2017, and joins other bans already in place. These other bans include not using your phone while driving in a school zone, driving under 18 years of age, and if you’re a bus driving with passengers who are minors. It’s […]

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Categories: News, Safety


4 Tips to Prepare for a Summer Road Trip

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There’s nothing like the freedom summer to make an excuse to pack the family up for a weekend road trip. If you’re planning an end of the summer road trip, there are some things you can do to help your trip be more fun than frowns. By doing some prep work, your summer trip won’t […]

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What To Do in a Hit-and-Run

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Hopefully you never have the frustration of dealing with a hit-and-run accident, but if you do, figuring out what to do next can seem daunting. Being involved in an accident is scary and frustrating enough, and when you see the person who caused the accident take off, it’s hard to know what to do next. […]

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Categories: Car Accident, Tips


Prepping Your Car for the Texas Summer Heat

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There’s probably no more oppressive heat than summers in Texas. Triple digit temperatures and high humidity linger throughout the daylight hours and even after the sun goes down. While you can stay inside to avoid this heat, your car doesn’t have that luxury. Fortunately, there are many options to help your car make it through […]

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Categories: Safety, Tips


4 Car-Cleaning Tips for Spring

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A change of season is always a good time to give your car some tender loving care. Winter is hard on a car, and even if you diligently prepared your car for winter, the harsh weather does take its toll. Put back the sparkle by preparing it for spring and those long lazy road trips ahead. […]

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Always Check Your Tire Pressure

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Most drivers know it’s necessary to keep their vehicle’s tires inflated to a certain psi (pounds per square inch) to ensure safe operation. You’ve also likely been particularly conscious of tire pressure if you’ve recently dealt with a flat. Beyond that, maintaining the proper tire pressure is a maintenance measure you might overlook — especially […]

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Categories: Safety, Tips


The Newest Car Safety Features

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It probably will be a while before we see many self-driving cars on the roads, but that doesn’t mean today’s vehicles aren’t exciting in their own right. Let’s take a look at some of the newest, coolest safety features of modern automobiles. Pre-Collision Systems Even if you’re an incredibly safe driver, there’s still a chance […]

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Categories: Safety