SHOULD SAFETY BE “OPTIONAL”?

I am a Baby Boomer. A product of the 60’s. My father and mother were both from lower middle class families. Rising above, my Father’s success measured in new cars. Like that ’68 Toronado convertible with an 8-Track tape player, blasting the Ventures. This car was sharp, fast and loaded (like my cousin Amanda). One…

Touch my Phoenix!

I am a Phoenix!  I am about to embark and rise on a holistic, mind, body and soul journey on the road with my stand up comedy!  I will be in the shady little border town called El Paso.  Super Sunday will be spent hiking in the Grand Canyon and watching the game with my…

The Information Super Highway

We have come a long way since our automobiles just took us from point A to point B or a cellular phone just made phone calls, now both can do so much more.Come to think of it, when was the last time you heard a car referred to as an “automobile?”Grandpa’s drunken stories of when…

Complete a Defensive Driving Course Online

Throughout the year, but especially during holiday season when there are more people on the road, there are regular car accidents. A large number of accidents would be averted if everyone drove more defensively, and you can reduce your own risk of being involved in an accident by completing a defensive driving course. Online defensive…

You are going to get spanked, twice.

“The Driver Responsibility law is governed by Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 708, which established a system to assess surcharges based on certain traffic offenses that have occurred on or after September 1, 2003. A surcharge is an administrative fee charged to a driver based on the convictions reported to the driving record. There are two…

Driver safety course when pulled over

In what he calls an “educational video” that’s widely circulated on YouTube, comedian Chris Rock offers advice on what to do when you get pulled over for a traffic violation. “Obey the law” he says. “Stop immediately” and “stay in your car with your hands on the wheel.” Finally, “if your woman is mad at…

Defensive Driving Announcement: Pass it on!

Pass this information along to everyone you know. With the increase of law enforcement agencies using “un-marked” police vehicles to help in fighting the “war on speeding,” it has made it easier for cowards to impersonate police officers. Police have been utilizing this clever tactic of minivans, SUVs and trucks in aiding with the element…