Fatigued Driving

When you hear the word “fatigue,” lack of sleep comes to mind. But, with cold and flu season, it’s good to remember that most cold medications contain ingredients that will not only knock your cold out, but will likely knock you out as well. Basically, any cold medication that comes with its own shot glass…

Ten on Tuesday

I learn an abundance of information from my defensive driving students. This week, everyone has been talking about Ten on Tuesday, a new tradition in North Texas. We all spend more time commuting than we would like. And we all see our fair share of trash on or near our roadways. After all, motorists generate…

Look Twice For Motorcycles

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. You may be noticing billboards advertising this and reminding you to look twice for motorcycles and share the road. Because of the high price of gas, automobile insurance and purchasing an automobile, more drivers have purchased a motorcycle to save on expenses. So, there are more motorcycles on the road.…

Traveling With A Pet

I used to take my dog on the road with me when I toured. It made me feel safe, traveling with a pet. He was a small terrier mix and was a great traveling companion. But, once he began to bark, he couldn’t stop. One time, when I was doing a cross-country trip, I just…

Deicing Your Windshield

The winter chill is in the air! Even in Texas, we’ve had freezing temperatures. So, make sure you have the proper tools to help with deicing your windshield. Just yesterday, I saw a road rage incident where one driver cut off another driver. The person who was cut off retaliated by throwing an entire strawberry…

The Annoying Driver

My administrator always gives me a topic they want me to blog about for the week. Sometimes the topics aren’t quite colorful enough. But, finally, a topic that I could blog about until my little fingers go numb…The Annoying Driver. Just this morning, I was driving home from jail (that’s another story…I’ll tell you about…