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3 Reasons Why Speed Limits Are Important

Beginning today and running through Sunday (April 1 – 3), Beeville, Texas is hosting The Texas Mile. In this event, people from all over North America come to see how fast their vehicles can go on a 1 mile track with no speed limits.   The event allows drivers of many types of vehicles to […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Vehicle’s Headlights

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released its very first headlight ratings for 31 mid-size vehicles, all 2016 models. The findings revealed that most headlights offer drivers poor visibility at night, increasing the risk of car accidents at night, dusk, and dawn.   82 Headlights Tested Although only 31 mid-size cars were tested, there […]

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5 Parallel Parking Tips

It’s one of the most dreaded parts of the driving test and can be one of the biggest obstacles between a 16-year-old and their driver’s license – parallel parking. Whether you’re parking in downtown Tyler or downtown Dallas, there are many places where drivers must parallel park. Here are 5 tips to keep in mind […]

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Texas Traffic Signals: What You Need to Know

On March 22, there was a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Loop 3232 and Old Bullard Road. Thankfully, no injuries were reported, but this should remind us of the dangers of intersections, especially if a red light is run. Traffic lights serve an important purpose in controlling traffic and keeping drivers safe.   Here […]

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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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