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Comedian Larry Campbell Comedy Defensive Driving at Joe’s Crab Shack Mesquite – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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Hey kids! If you’re in need of a defensive driving class and you really want to be entertained by an amazingly funny dude, then your plane has landed on the right runway. Larry Campbell is, by far, one of the funniest comedians in these here parts. He brings his own kind of funny to the Joe’s Crab Shack in Mesquite every other Wednesday evening from 4pm – 10pm. Yes, even you criminals can see Comedian Larry Campbell Comedy Defensive Driving at Joe’s Crab Shack Mesquite, performing his comedic stylings while you’re snacking on crab legs, just like a real dinner show. Just don’t order the Baby Seal Club Sandwich (I hear they’ve taken it off of the menu, anyway).

The Joe’s Crab Shack in Mesquite, Texas is located in close proximity to many major areas. Check out our website for more information at ComedyDefensiveDriving.com and click “find a class” and register from there. It’s so easy to get there, at 1340 N. Peachtree Road, Mesquite, TX 75149. The location is off of Interstate 635 (I-635) Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway and Gross Road, near Texas State Highway 80 with easy access from both Interstate 20 (I-20) and Interstate 30 (I-30). Convenient to Balch Springs, Mesquite, Garland, Dallas, Sunnyvale, Rockwall, Rowlett, Tyler, Longview, and many other major burbs.

Joe’s Crab Shack has an extensive menu of fresh seafood as well as chicken, burgers and tasty salads. So, consider it a fun lunch date that you can spend with some fellow speeders. Breaks are taken throughout the course, every hour. Comedy Defensive Driving School is a state approved course. You will learn about evasive driving, defensive driving and new and revised laws will be presented to you, which will assist in making you a better driver. This is a good refresher course for all drivers. And, you get both a certificate for the court for ticket dismissal and an insurance discount certificate, good for a three year discount, between 8% to 15%!

And, a little more about Larry Campbell. If you want to see him perform in the area, he will be at The West End Event Center in Historic Downtown Dallas on Saturday, April 19th at 8:00 p.m. You can also see him at other local venues. And, if you want to find out more about Larry (maybe even things you really didn’t want to know), check him out on Facebook at

https://www.facebook.com/larry.campbell.5815/friends.

Until next week…

Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist / Benevolent Thesbo

Comedian Larry Campbell at Joe’s Crab Shack Mesquite – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

Defensive Driving Course Taught by Corey Ray Sutton at Cantina Laredo in Lewisville, Texas – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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If you want to say that you saw Corey Ray Sutton before he was famous, this is your chance. Starting Wednesday, April 2nd, you can take a defensive driving course taught by Corey Ray Sutton at Cantina Laredo in Lewisville, Texas. Located at 2224 S. Stemmons Frwy (I-35), it’s centrally located between Denton and Dallas. And it is convenient to Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Hickory Creek and Addison. Check out our website for more information at ComedyDefensiveDriving.com and click on the Texas Classroom Course button and register from there.

Cantina Laredo serves authentic Mexican dishes in a sophisticated atmosphere. The Mexico City style menu includes grilled fish, chicken and steaks complimented by signature sauces such as chipotle-wine with Portobello mushrooms or sautéed artichoke hearts and roasted red bell peppers. My favorite, the ceviche, is simply the best around. So, consider it a fun lunch date that you can spend with some fellow speeders. Breaks are taken throughout the course, every hour. Comedy Defensive Driving School is a state approved course. You will learn about evasive driving, defensive driving and new and revised laws will be presented to you, which will assist in making you a better driver. But, hey, we can’t perform miracles. So, at the very least, this is a great refresher course. And, you get both a certificate for the court for ticket dismissal and an insurance discount certificate, good for a three year discount, between 8% to 15%!

And time will fly when you’re laughing your way through the hours at Cantina Laredo. Corey Ray Sutton has been a professional stand-up comedienne for over 10 years. He was voted the Dallas Observer’s Best Stand Up Comic in 2006 http://www.dallasobserver.com/bestof/2006/award/best-local-stand-up-comic-249941/. You can see his performances on his YouTube channel youtube.com/HYPERLINK “http://youtube.com/tapwatertea”tapwatertea.  And you can see him perform live around the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex just about any day of the week.  Or follow him on Facebook at facebook.com/HYPERLINK “http://facebook.com/coreyraysutton”coreyraysutton and facebook.com/HYPERLINK “http://facebook.com/tapwatertea”tapwatertea. There, you can find updates of local shows and happenings.

The next time you need some help with ticket dismissal, schedule a class with Corey Ray. It will be the most fun you’ve ever spent in a defensive driving class.

Until next week…

Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist / Benevolent Thesbo

Defensive Driving Course Taught by Corey Ray Sutton at Cantina Laredo in Lewisville, Texas – Comedy Defensive Driving

Riding in the H.O.V. Lane – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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The H.O.V. lane is for “High Occupancy Vehicles” and in Texas that means two or more passengers or one if you ride a motorcycle. The driver, of course, counts as the first passenger and the second passenger can be a child in a booster seat or car seat. Which, in my opinion, is the safest lane to be in, when cars are weaving in and out of traffic. So, if you don’t have a child, you may want to ask for one for Christmas this year so you can enjoy the convenience of riding in the H.O.V. lane. In California, a pregnant woman in her second trimester can ride in the H.O.V. lane. Again, also safer for the rest of us, since pregnant women are so darned emotional and are usual the ones weaving in and out of traffic.

Getting on the H.O.V. as a single occupant is not really putting anyone’s life in danger. It’s all about fuel consumption, emissions and carpooling. But crossing over the double solid line on a non-controlled H.O.V. or slipping in between the p.v.c. posts on a semi-controlled H.O.V. lane to enter or exit, instead of where you are supposed to enter or exit is very dangerous and both offenses offer a double-whammy of a traffic violation. And, doing a “Texas Exit” through the ditch to exit the freeway is also a hefty fine.

With the mad traffic in Dallas, and the lengthy commuting I do, I would gladly pick up a murderous hitchhiker to be able to ride in the H.O.V. lane.

Until next week…

Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Writer

Riding in the H.O.V. Lane – Comedy Defensive Driving

A Comedy Defensive Driving Class with Joel Malloy at Plano Texas Land and Cattle – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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Have you been caught speeding for the first time? Or, are you’re a repeat offender? Do you need to take a defensive driving class to have your tickets dismissed? Or, perhaps you would just like a three year discount on your auto insurance. If you take a comedy defensive driving class with Joel Malloy at Plano Texas Land and Cattle, you will get both an insurance discount and ticket dismissal. And, you’ll have one heck of a Saturday filled with laughs and fun. Joel is a talented actor and humorist. And he finds his passion for music and performance as a life-long personal expression. And you can attend his class Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. by registering here on our website.

Texas Land and Cattle is not just your ordinary steakhouse. The atmosphere alone is unique to Texas. Beautiful cattle drive murals and rustic accents. Like an elegant lodge with a trueTexas twist. They create and serve dishes and spirits that define the Texas version of what craft dining should be. From the décor to the menu, they take great care in your dining experience. Their menu is inspired by traditional favorites where they combine flavors from the four corners of Texas: the Coastal Region, the Hill Country, the Mexican Border and all the other iconic Texas cities. Texas Land & Cattle brings pride and passion to everything they do. Heck! They even cater to the health conscious with gluten-free menu.

The Plano Texas Land and Cattle is located at 3945 Central Expressway, Plano, Texas 75023. On the West side of I-75 (Central Expressway), between Parker and Spring Creek. Convenient access from the George Bush Tollway as well as I-635 (LBJ Freeway). Nearby cities are McKinney, Allen, Richardson, Frisco, Little Elm and Dallas.

Next time you need a defensive driving class with an elegant, yet fun dining experience, this is your place! And Joel Malloy is your entertainment specialist!!

Until next week…

Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist

A Comedy Defensive Driving Class with Joel Malloy at Plano Texas Land and Cattle – Comedy Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving Course Taught By Comedian Daun Thompson at Joe’s Crab Shack in Grapevine, Texas – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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If you are in need of a defensive driving course to dismiss a traffic violation and you would like that six hour course to be not only painless, but funny, then you’ve come to the right place. Every Tuesday evening from 4-10pm and every Sunday morning from 10am-4pm, you can take a fun, engaging and educational Defensive Driving Course Taught By Comedian Daun Thompson at Joe’s Crab Shack in Grapevine, Texas . Joe’s is conveniently located in Grapevine near the DFW airport at 201 W State Highway 114, near the 121 split. . It’s so easy to get there from Dallas, take 635 (LBJ Freeway west) or Highway 114 west. From Irving, take Highway 121 north to 114 West. Joe’s is also convenient to Frisco, Keller, Arlington, Southlake, Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Trophy Club, Coppell and North Richland Hills. Check out our website for more information at ComedyDefensiveDriving.com and click on the Texas Classroom Course button and register from there.
Joe’s Crab Shack has an extensive menu of fresh seafood as well as chicken, burgers and tasty salads. So, consider it a fun lunch date that you can spend with some fellow speeders. Breaks are taken throughout the course, every hour. Comedy Defensive Driving School is a state approved course. You will learn about evasive driving, defensive driving and new and revised laws will be presented to you, which will assist in making you a better driver. This is a good refresher course for all drivers. And, you get both a certificate for the court for ticket dismissal and an insurance discount certificate, good for a three year discount, between 8% to 15%!
And time will fly when you’re laughing your way through the hours at Joe’s Crab Shack. Daun Thompson has been a professional stand-up comedienne for over 24 years. Her tours have been shared with such great comedians as Mitch Hedberg, Marc Maron, Colin Quinn, Vic Dunlop, Huck Flyn, Michael Mancini, Doug Ferrari, Shang, Brian Posehn and many more. You can see her performances at DaunThompson.com, as well as her YouTube channel. She will be in Colorado in April and throughout the west coast and pacific northwest in May. Or, you can check out her calendar for local Dallas Metroplex shows.
The next time you need some help with ticket dismissal, schedule a class with Daun. It will be the most fun you will ever spend in a defensive driving class.
Until next week…
Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist / Idea Mogul
Defensive Driving Course Taught By Comedian Daun Thompson at Joe’s Crab Shack in Grapevine, Texas – Comedy Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving with Chrix Thornton at the Dallas Joe’s Crab Shack – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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Christian “Chrix” Thornton teaches Comedy Defensive Driving with his own brand of hilarity. A magic bus tour with jokes, games, songs, humor, and videos. Chrix is a refugee of the San Francisco hippy days and is a musician, entertainer, actor, and comedy writer.Future projects include music videos and a Bigfoot hunting parody, “The Bigfoot Squad”, being filmed in the Dallas area this summer and available later this year on YouTube.
Comedy Defensive Driving school discovered and recruited Chrix after he had a lead role in a film they were producing for the T.A.B.C. (Texas Alcohol And Beverage Commission). You can now take defensive driving with Chrix Thornton at the Dallas Joe’s Crab Shack. He now teaches defensive driving in Dallas every other Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Joe’s Crab Shack, 10250 E. Technology Blvd. It is right off of Interstate 35W (I-35W) and NorthWest Highway, in front of AMC Grand Movie Theatre.
Joe’s Crab Shack has an extensive menu of fresh seafood as well as chicken, burgers and tasty salads. So, consider it a fun lunch date that you can spend with some fellow speeders. Breaks are taken throughout the course, every hour. Comedy Defensive Driving School is a state approved course. You will learn about evasive driving, defensive driving and new and revised laws will be presented to you, which will assist in making you a better driver. This is a good refresher course for all drivers. And, you get both a certificate for the court for ticket dismissal and an insurance discount certificate, good for a three year discount, between 8% to 15%!
I teach Comedy Defensive Driving, myself, and have had numerous “repeat offenders”who have taken a class with Chrix and commended him on his humor and hip demeanor. Students have said his teaching methods were not only entertaining but thought provoking. And, we all know that now and then we have to be ‘provoked’ to think.
Come on out and see Chrix work his comedy antics while enjoy some awesome food and fun…you’ll be glad you did. Call for a reservation at (214) 826-6339.
Until next week…
Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist
Defensive Driving with Chrix Thornton at the Dallas Joe’s Crab Shack – Comedy Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving Taught By Comedian Daun Thompson at the Dallas IHOP – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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If you’re in need of a defensive driving course to dismiss a traffic violation, or, if you just want to laugh off a percentage of your auto insurance, look no further. Every Monday evening, you can take a fun, engaging and educational class for defensive driving taught by comedian Daun Thompson at the Dallas IHOP . It’s centrally located between Northwest Highway and Lovers Lane, on the east side of I-75 at 7830 N Central Expressway in Dallas. The location is easy to get to from I-635, I-30 and Northwest Highway (Loop 12). And, it is convenient to Richardson, Plano, Irving, Garland, Mesquite, Allen and McKinney. Check out our website for more information at ComedyDefensiveDriving.com and click on the Texas Classroom Course button and register from there.
The Dallas International House of Pancakes has an extensive menu of fresh breakfast dishes as well as fish, chicken, burgers and tasty salads. So, consider it a fun dinner date that you can spend with some fellow speeders. Breaks are taken throughout the course, every hour. Comedy Defensive Driving School is a state approved course. You will learn about evasive driving, defensive driving and new and revised laws will be presented to you, which will assist in making you a better driver. This is a good refresher course for all drivers. And, you get both a certificate for the court for ticket dismissal and an insurance discount certificate, good for a three year discount, between 8% to 15%!
And time will fly when you’re laughing your way through the hours at the Dallas IHOP. Daun Thompson has been a professional stand-up comedienne for over 24 years. Her tours have been shared with such great comedians as Mitch Hedberg, Marc Maron, Colin Quinn, Vic Dunlop, Huck Flyn, Michael Mancini, Doug Ferrari, Shang, Brian Posehn and many more. You can see her performances at DaunThompson.com, as well as her YouTube channel. Or check out her calendar for local Dallas Metroplex shows. Daun has been teaching Comedy Defensive Driving for over 4 years. She’s had a few local celebrities that have taken her class, but we won’t divulge their identity here. You’ll just have to come see for yourself.
The next time you need some help with ticket dismissal, schedule a class with Daun. It will be the most fun you’ve ever spent in a defensive driving class. Plus, you get to eat pancakes for dinner. That’s the great thing about being an adult. You can slowly murder yourself with sugar and no one can do a darned thing about it!
Until next week…
Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist / Benevolent Thesbo
Defensive Driving Taught By Comedian Daun Thompson at the Dallas IHOP – Comedy Defensive Driving

Older Drivers – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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It’s normal for our driving habits and abilities to change as we get older. Weaker eyesight, slower reflexes, impaired hearing and driving stamina all are common factors which could result in quite a bang-up for older drivers. And, let’s face it, with osteoporosis, most of us will be getting shorter. Heck, I can barely see over the steering wheel as it is. So, at around the age of 63, my insurance rates will go up and I’ll be getting shorter? I should just do myself in right now.

There are a variety of measures that elderly drivers can take to continue enjoying their driving independence. A good way to brush up on your driving is to take a defensive driving course. A good refresher course, no matter how many hours or decades you have logged behind the wheel is always a good idea. Having periodic physicals, having your eyes and hearing checked and maintaining your meds are also imperative to keeping you on the road. Anyone who does not feel comfortable driving in heavy traffic or at high speeds, should stay off of the freeway and take alternate routes. No matter your age, a timid driver is unsafe for everyone.

Elderly drivers fear a loss of independence when they are told they can no longer drive. But there is a positive side to not driving. Public transportation is much less expensive than car payments, upkeep and insurance. Plus, it’s a good way to meet new people. Think of it as a kind of like E-Harmony on wheels. Walking is also beneficial for health and stamina.

One positive factor associated with elderly drivers is, most do not embrace technology. So, the chances of having an elderly person texting their BFF while driving? Not gonna happen!

Until next week…

Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist

Older Drivers – Comedy Defensive Driving

Emergency Vehicle – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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I was talking to a paramedic about the loudness of an ambulance siren, compared to an automobile horn. An average auto horn is 85 decibels, while an ambulance siren is 120 decibels. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, regular exposure to 110 decibels or more, for one minute, puts a person at risk for permanent hearing loss. Of course the paramedic didn’t hear a word of it, as a normal conversation is 60 decibels. He’d been a paramedic for many years. So, I think he was reading my lips. The siren of an emergency vehicle, to some, is so startling that it sets them into panic mode. When an emergency vehicle is approaching, from any direction, you must move to the right as far as possible. If you cannot move to the right, just stay put and they will find a way around you. In a situation where there is an intersection, some people will run the red light or take a right turn at the red light to get out of the way of the approaching emergency vehicle. Sometimes this action results in a collision. Thus, requiring an additional ambulance to be dispatched. So, again, if you can’t pull over to the right, just stay put.

He also said that they are required to shut off their emergency lights and siren and slow down to the required 20mph in an active school zone. And, the reason for the lights and siren off is because young children may mistake them as an ice cream truck and dart out into traffic. Maybe I’m gullible. But, I want to believe him. That reminded me of an incident in Chicago. Someone unloaded a gun on a pedestrian. And, while the victim lay bleeding on the sidewalk, five ice cream trucks showed up at the scene before the ambulance arrived. There was a crowd gathering and it was certainly hot outside. What better opportunity to make a sale? When the ambulance did arrive, it was impossible for them to get past the ice cream trucks to park near the victim.

As I recall, the ambulance siren sounded nothing like the “Camptown Races” so, again, perhaps the paramedic was yanking my chain about children in a school zone thinking the ambulance may be an ice cream truck. Most kids get dropped off at the door now. Not many walk to school anymore. I told my daughter that my sisters and I would walk to school or ride our bikes to school every day. She said “Didn’t Grandma love you?” Which, if you think about it, totally makes sense. Now, if you let your kids walk to school, they may not come home. So, if you really do love them, you take them to school. Many things have changed since I was a kid. Since September last year, the violation for overtaking a school bus (passing a school bus with the red lights flashing) is now a whopping $1,250.00. All child safety issues are high price tickets. Speeding in an active school zone and exceeding the 20mph (if you were going any slower, you’d be in reverse). Talking on a cell phone in a school zone (unless you hit someone, then you’ll need that phone to call an ambulance). Kids are more important than when I was a kid. Heck, they have seat belts in their buses now and everything!

Until next week…

Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist

Emergency Vehicle – Comedy Defensive Driving

Texting in America – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com

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Reading a Facebook post by comedienne, Jasmine Ellis made me realize how cell phone use is affecting all of us. She posted the she is “Aggravated by these Dallas drivers! How have I been rear ended twice in the last 30 days? And they actually say “I was looking down at my phone” and didn’t realize you stopped….. AT A STOP SIGN! You better thank God my bumper was there to keep your dumb (expletive) from rolling into the street!” Texting in America has to stop. We really need to evolve!

I realize I’m just bragging here, but I don’t text and drive. Honestly, I’ve tried it a few times and I could totally take out families, so I don’t do it. I’m not that coordinated. But, my teenage daughter has the ability to text while she’s not even looking at her phone. Now, that’s coordination! We were sitting at the kitchen table, having a serious conversation. She was looking me right in the eyes, and texting under the table at the same time! She calls it “multi-tasking.” I call it “grounded.” I think it’s just rude.

Since Texas is one of the few states that have no state laws on cell phone and texting use while driving, we are seeing that some cities have passed city ordinances banning their use. Denton, Texas has just recently passed one. Every two years bills regarding this issue are passed through the House, but are always vetoed. The latest bill, though, regarding a Texas statewide hands-free law was not vetoed. It has been said that the government shut down (bad timing) and other issues resulted in this important bill not being passed. Large cities like Dallas and even Fort Worth have no city ordinances.

37 states and DC ban all cell phone use by teen drivers. 18 states and DC ban any cell phone use for school bus drivers. To view a map of states against texting and driving, you can go to the link below. This site says that cell phones are responsible for one in four car accidents – and texting while driving is banned in most states. Twelve states and the District of Columbia don’t allow any handheld cell phone use while driving.

http://lifehacker.com/this-map-shows-state-laws-against-cell-phone-use-while-1469665547

The GHSA website (Governors Highway Safety Association) shows an actual chart, by state, of texting and hand held phone use. To view this chart, go to the link below. http://www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/cellphone_laws.html

Hopefully, while we’re waiting patiently for Texas to pass a state law regarding this important issue, all cities will create a city ordinance of their own.

So, don’t text or talk on the cell phone while driving. It may save your life and the lives of those around you. Including Jasmine Ellis’ life, who is a gifted comedienne. You can check her out at https://facebook.com/jasmimeEmedia or or twitter @jasminneEmedia.

Until next week…

Daun Thompson
Writer / Comedienne / Artist

Texting in America – ComedyDefensiveDriving.com