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Drowsy Driving: 5 Things You Need to Know

Texas is a big state. If you’re wanting to get from Tyler to San Antonio, you’re looking at more than a 5-hour drive. It can be easy to get tired when driving long distances. Drowsy driving is a common problem that can lead to automobile accidents.   Here are 5 things you need to know […]

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Blind Spots: How to Properly Adjust Your Vehicle’s Mirrors

Blind spots are a reality for every vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are 840,000 blind spot collisions each year, with 300 of them involving fatalities. However, there is a way to adjust your mirrors that provides you with almost total visibility of the road behind and beside you. Here’s […]

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5 Worst Times to Drive on the Road

As we prepare to celebrate everything Irish tomorrow on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day should be a reminder of the dangers of drinking and driving. A study found that 1% of beer in the world is consumed on St. Patrick’s Day. In fact, 13 million pints of Guinness (an Irish beer) will be consumed worldwide […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tyler, Texas

St. Patrick’s Day is this Thursday, March 17. There are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday in and around Tyler, Texas. Here are 3 ways you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day:   Live Music & Dancing If you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live music, here are the places you can go: […]

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How to Spot Water Damage in Your House

From San Antonio to Tyler, Texas has experienced a week full of rain, thunder, lightning, and flooding. The forecast for Tyler calls for thunderstorms on Saturday, and a mix of sun and clouds on Sunday. While flooding can be a threat to most houses, it may not be the only source of water damage. Plumbing […]

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Driving in the Rain: 3 Things You Need to Know About Hydroplaning

Texans have been hit with rounds of rain and thunderstorms this week, from Brownsville to Tyler. While we’re all grateful for the rain, driving on wet roads is stressful and the thought of hydroplaning makes drivers more anxious. Here are 3 things you need to know about hydroplaning before you get behind the wheel on […]

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4 Things You Need to Know About Drones

LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems; in other words, it’s a drone degree. The university, less than an hour’s drive from Tyler, began the program last semester and it has proved to be a growing success. There has been a lot of discussion about drones, […]

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Ford F-150 Brake Failures: Are You At Risk?

One of America’s most popular trucks, the Ford F-150, is being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Office of Defects, a part of the NHTSA, is leading the investigation, having received  35 reports of “reduced brake effectiveness” from Ford F-150 truck owners. Here’s what you need to know about the potential […]

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Sharing the Road with Bikers: 4 Things You Need to Know

  In 2014, there were over 445,000 registered motorcycles in Texas. Motorcycles are a big part of Texas and can be found along the various roads and highways throughout the state. While it’s important for bikers to be alert and drive responsibly, it’s just as important that drivers of passenger cars (4-wheel vehicles) know how […]

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