What Does a Flashing Yellow Turn Arrow Mean?

What does a flashing yellow turn arrow mean?

On traffic signals in Texas, the left turn arrow can be solid green, flashing yellow, solid yellow, or solid red. Most of these correspond to a standard traffic light, where solid green means go, solid yellow means prepare to stop, and solid red means stop, but what does a flashing yellow turn signal mean? A […]

Watch Out for Black Ice in Texas

Watch Out for Black Ice in Texas

Icy roads cause dangerous driving conditions, but black ice is a little bit different from regular ice on the roadways. Black ice is a thin layer of transparent ice on the road or on walkways. Its transparent nature means you can see the road below it, so you may not realize you’re driving on ice […]

Happy Holidays – Don’t Drink and Drive

Happy Holidays – Don’t Drink and Drive

Tis the season for holiday parties and merriment, but be careful if you have been drinking. Don’t get behind the wheel of your car – call an Uber, Lyft, or a friend who hasn’t been drinking to come pick you up. It’s Not Worth the Risk In 2021 there were over 4,000 deaths from car […]

How to Defrost Your Windshield in Texas

How to Defrost Your Windshield in Texas

We may not get a lot of extreme cold in Texas, but if you park outside overnight in winter or get caught in icy weather, it’s best to know how to defrost your windshield ahead of time so you can have a clear view of the road to drive safely. Three Ways to Defrost Your […]

Were You in an Accident with a Commercial Truck? Here are the Top 3 Things to Know

Were You in an Accident with a Commercial Truck? Here are the Top 3 Things to Know.

According to the National Safety Council’s data from 2020, in the U.S. there were 107,000 semi-trucks involved in an accident that resulted in an injury, and over 4,000 that involved death. In 83% of those cases, the person injured or killed was either in another vehicle or a pedestrian. That’s quite a few injuries, so […]

What to Do When an Ambulance Approaches You While Driving in Texas

Ambulance lights

We’ve all been there – you’re driving and you see the lights from an emergency vehicle in your rearview mirror. Don’t panic, here’s what you do. Pull Over to the Right If you see lights or hear sirens from an ambulance, fire truck, or police car approaching from behind you while you’re driving, you should […]

What Does the Traffic Sign “Left Turn Yield When Green” Mean?

What does the traffic sign ‘left turn yield when green’ mean?

A “Left Turn Yield When Green” traffic sign means that you must yield to oncoming traffic when making a left turn. A solid green light does not offer the same turn protection as a green arrow.  What if I Get into an Accident Turning Left? If you get into an accident while turning left with a […]

Should I Replace My Child’s Car Seat After a Car Accident?

Should I Replace My Child’s Car Seat After a Car Accident?

In accordance with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) guidelines, your child’s car seat or booster seat should be replaced if you were involved in a moderate or severe collision. This is true even if your child was not in the car when the accident occurred. You can think of car seats like bike helmets. […]