Lisa has been involved with defensive driving since 1999. She has been active providing important information regarding driving safety and periodic law changes in Texas and the United States. She enjoys driving safely, outdoor activities and hanging with her children.

THE HIGH PRICE OF DOING A “BAD”

The high cost of traffic tickets has inspired me to blog about it.When I was a teenager, the maximum cost of a speeding ticket was about $50.And that was for manslaughter.You just can’t afford to kill anyone now.It’s the economy…not fair!Now, I see speeding tickets anywhere between $180 and $400!And that’s for a petty speed over…

ROUNDABOUTS: Something To Wrap Your Head Around

Why roundabouts?And how do they work?Well, in a roundabout way…I will try to explain. Roundabouts (also called Traffic Circles) were developed by the UK in the mid twentieth century.“Foreign” to some here in the U.S., I have people ask me what’s the point and how do they work.The “point” is, a normal intersection has a…

Practicing Safe-Pet

In addition to pet safety in this summer heat, how about securing your pet for safety’s sake?A very nice Veterinary Technician and I were having a conversation about putting dogs in the back of pickup trucks.I asked her which was more acceptable?Loose or collared.Neither, she said.Loose, the dog could fall out or jump out and…

DRIVING TIPS FOR TEEN DRIVERS

Driving is a privilege, not a right. With this privilege comes responsibilities, obligations and potential consequences.If you or someone you know is a new driver, the following tips may prove invaluable when getting behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for 15…

Auto Theft… You Hold The Key

According to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, thousands of cars are stolen in the state of Texas each year. The top stolen vehicle? The Ford F150.In fact, the top 3 most stolen vehicles in Texas are all pickup trucks…in Texas?…go figure. Of the top ten most stolen vehicles, the Taurus comes in at number…

The Convenience of Attending Traffic School Online

There are many advantages to attending traffic school online. A traditional classroom may involve a considerable amount of reading, but when you use a video-based lesson system you can watch your way through informative as well as entertaining videos instead. Whether you are looking to refresh your memory after a long period of not driving…