CARS IN FLOODS

Hurricane season is upon us. The news has already been reporting flash floods and cars being washed away, with people trapped inside. Which for many, is their worst nightmare. It is crucial to be prepared with a solid evacuation plan for these kinds of emergency situations. One thing you should do is purchase a glass…

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AVOID CAR ACCIDENTS

If I were asked if there was any way to completely avoid car accidents, I would say yes. And then I would suggest that they should just stay home. We had driver education in high school. It was part of our curriculum. We could take physical education, or, we could choose an elective, which could…

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Auto Insurance

My car is old, but my insurance company still gives me auto insurance discounts for its “three” safety features (the air bags, anti-lock brakes and the anti-theft system).  So, with the latest safety features available now, I’m curious what discounts I would qualify for if I had a newer car. Of course, the real high-dollar…

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Anti-Littering Program

Doesn’t it make you crazy when someone chunks trash out the window of their car? Well, if that irks you as much as it does me, you’ll be glad to know that there is a website promoting the Texas anti-littering program where you can report that litterbugging cockroach at www.dontmesswithtexas.org. Not only can you report…

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Open Container Laws

If you are found with an open container of alcohol in close reach while you’re driving in Texas, you could be charged with a Class C misdemeanor and up to a $500 fine. This kind of legislation was first passed in 2001 and has more or less remained unchanged since then. Along with getting charged…

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