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Top 5 Apps to Fight Distracted Driving

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According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation, vehicle accidents are on the rise. From 2011 to 2015, accidents went up from 5.3 million to 6.3 million annually. In 52 percent of those cases, distracted driving was the cause. These alarming statistics are showing the real dangers of distracted driving, especially using your phone […]

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Why Cracked Windshields Are a Danger

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Inevitably, people wind up with chipped or cracked windshields. Usually, this happens at higher speeds by a small stone from a truck or a tire that shot it, with utmost precision, right into the windshield. Drivers usually notice the sound of the crack, then start searching for damage soon after unless it’s immediately obvious. Most […]

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Distracted Driving and Auto Accidents

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If you were to hop in the car and drive to work one morning, how many people behind the wheel on their phones do you think you’d count before you arrived? The answer would probably make you stagger, but it’s just one of the many things that have caused a huge increase in distracted driving. […]

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Protect Yourself From Crazy Texas Drivers

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Saying that every driver is crazy is a bit presumptuous, but there’s no doubt that drivers from El Paso to Houston fly down the road with reckless abandon. However, you don’t have to let the motorist going 25 mph over the speed limit without using blinkers get to your head. There are plenty of proven […]

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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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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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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