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Texting and Driving Laws in Texas
Jeff Rasansky September 19, 2016

While Texas still doesn’t have a statewide ban on texting and driving, as of 2016, at least 67 cities have banned the practice. Last updated: September 15th, 2016 (09/15/2016) Unlike nearly every US state, Texas has no state-wide law banning texting while driving. Only Texas, Arizona, Missouri, and Montana have yet to ban the practice….

When driving, put your phone away.
Jeff Rasansky April 8, 2016

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is raising awareness during National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in order to reduce the number of drivers who text behind the wheel. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Texas Department of Transportation is continuing to educate Texans on distracted driving through its TALK. TEXT. CRASH. campaign….

Jeff Rasansky October 27, 2014

Driving while distracted is a recipe for disaster which can easily result in serious injuries or death. Over the years, technology has developed to the point where everyone has a cell phone. With this technological boom came the need and demand for information, as well as a certain measure of addiction to our smartphones. I…

Staff February 12, 2015

Answer: Despite federal regulations that are designed to keep Texas truckers alert and attentive while behind the wheel, truckers can still spend many uninterrupted hours on highways for eight consecutive days without interruption or breaks. These long, often monotonous hours mean that truckers often distract themselves with activities inside their cab. At any given time, a trucker…

Jeff Rasansky March 3, 2016

It’s more than a safe bet that most people reading this are guilty of using their cell phone behind the wheel.  Whether answering or making calls, checking email, or texting someone – using a cell while driving has become way too common. The fact of the matter is that using a phone while driving is…

Jeff Rasansky July 17, 2015

As many states add new rules for drivers who are distracted by mobile devices while driving, two states are considering adding new laws that would combat the issue of distracted pedestrians. You don’t have to be behind a wheel to be distracted While many people are familiar with how dangerous it is to talk on…

Jeff Rasansky December 14, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recorded that approximately 5,500 people were killed in automobile crashes involving distracted drivers in 2009. A staggering 448,000 people were injured. Dallas has its own laws regarding distracted driving, but Texas does lack some laws that tend to exist in other states. For example, texting while driving is not…

Jeff Rasansky January 8, 2016

Keeping yourself and others safe on the road means paying attention on the road. To that end, you have to make certain that you strike a happy balance between electronic devices that you depend upon every day and being a safe driver. Statistics show that thousands of people are killed by distracted drivers every year….

Jeff Rasansky February 12, 2015

Be mindful of distracted drivers out there. They’re everywhere. Over the years, Americans have become very aware of the risks of drunk driving and the rates of drunk driving have gone down significantly compared to where they were decades ago. It’s not uncommon for people to stop their friends from driving they know that they’ve…

Jeff Rasansky February 12, 2015

Texas police officers deal with more distractions when they are driving due to the presence of new technology that’s been installed in their cruisers. According to an article on NBCDWF, those distractions are sometimes the culprits behind accidents involving police vehicles. The report quotes state data that shows that there were at least 70 crashes…

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