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Texas Makes Fleeing an Accident More Costly

Most drivers know that a significant portion of their insurance premium pays for their un/underinsured motorist coverage – the coverage that kicks in if you’re the victim of a hit-and-run, or if you’re in an accident with another driver who … Continue reading

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South Texas Lawman Wants Permanent DWI Checkpoints

It’s fairly normal for various law enforcement agencies to set up DWI/DUI checkpoints around major holidays. The time between Christmas and New Year’s Day, for example, is rife with drunk driving incidents, and without those checkpoints there would likely be … Continue reading

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Texas to Open 85 MPH Freeway

If you drive a red car, are frequently stopped for speeding, or already have high-risk auto insurance, you’ll want to avoid the new toll road scheduled to open in Texas later this year. Why? Because it’s going to have a … Continue reading

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Texas Auto Fatalities Down Since 2006

An audit of accident statistics in the state of Texas says that traffic fatalities in the Lone Star state have dropped by about 15 percent since 2006. Officials from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), says that one of the … Continue reading

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Texting While Driving Still Allowed in Texas – No, Really

Claiming that such a law would be overreaching and would equal a “…government effort to micromanage the behavior of adults,” Texas Governor Rick Perry vetoed a proposed ban on texting while driving, last Friday. The ban on behind-the-wheel texting ad … Continue reading

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Texas Uninsured Motorist Rate Remains Stable…or Does It?

According to a recent report from the IRC (Insurance Resource Council) about 15% of the drivers in Texas were still uninsured between 2007 and 2009. This is about a percentage point higher than the national average. In 2008, a new … Continue reading

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