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The Zika Virus In Florida, Texas, and California

4 Feb

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What is the Zika Virus and what does it do? The Zika virus is a disease transmitted through mosquitos, especially the “yellow fever mosquito”, which has transmitted other diseases like dengue and chikungunya in the past. This week, a Texas Citizen recently contracted the disease without traveling outside of the USA–the first to do so. […]

What First Time Texas Drivers Need To Know

1 Dec

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A milestone in any American’s life, getting a permit and driver’s license is an exciting if daunting endeavor. With 2,000-3,000 teenage drivers dying in a car accident per year, car crashes are the number one killer for teenagers. Therefore each state requires different steps to create safe and well-prepared drivers. These steps can seem daunting and intimidating […]

Texas’ New Driving Laws

28 Oct

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New Driving Laws in Texas Texas recently passed more strict driving laws for both teens and those with DWI’s in the hopes to keep its roads safer. Some are asking how to adjust to these new laws, but we have a simple answer for you: defensive driving. The best way to avoid a pricey ticket […]

What Drivers Need To Know About The 2015 Takata Airbag Recall

15 Aug

April 2016 Update Takata Airbags claim their 10th victim Seventeen year old Huma Hanif lost her life on March 31st, 2016 in a minor collision in Texas. The driver had been wearing her seatbelt when she rear-ended a Honda CR-V, but shrapnel released from her car’s defective airbag sliced open her carotid artery, creating yet […]

Texas Driving Laws: New Cell Phone and Inspection Policies

5 May

The state of Texas has been hesitant to adopt a state-wide texting and driving law, but two major Texas cities have stepped forward to make their streets safer. Thirteen states prohibit all drivers from using cellphones, and 37 states (including Texas) have bans on phone use by teen drivers. According to the Texas Department of […]

Driving Safety Tips for Senior Drivers

9 Apr

Are you a senior driver or do you have one in your family that you’ve been concerned about? Senior drivers (drivers over the age of 65) often have lots of experience on the road and can offer a wealth of advice to younger drivers about how they’ve handled difficult driving situations. However, our motor skills […]

Taking Texas Adult Drivers Ed Online: What You Need to Know

19 Mar

Drivers ed class sounds like something meant for teenagers, right? Well, teenagers might be the most common drivers ed students these days, but there are many non-traditional students looking to get behind the wheel as well. Texas Driving School offers an Adult Driver Education course that’s designed with adults from a wide range of backgrounds […]

Defensive Driving in Texas: How to Avoid Accidents

11 Mar

Although some auto accidents may simply be out of your control, others can be avoided by taking a few common sense safety precautions. Accidents are most frequently associated with long holiday weekends and inclement weather, but there really are no limitations as to when or where they can occur. As you set out on the […]

Texas Road Trip Destinations within Easy Driving Reach

20 Feb

Most of us associate road trips with summertime, which can feel so far away in the middle of February. But as long as the weather doesn’t create hazardous road conditions, there’s really no bad time for some good ole’ fashioned sightseeing by car. Even if you can’t manage to get time off of work or […]

Texas Adventures: Camping in Luxury

31 Jan

Although many people don’t think of Texas as a top winter getaway destination, its mild temperatures and diverse outdoor offerings make it a perfect pick for adventure and luxury. The forests, hills, and plains offer a perfect backdrop for winter glamping, i.e. glamorous camping! To beat the winter blues and treat your friends and family […]