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The Most Common Insurance Claims in Texas Are Easily Avoidable
Fender benders and backup mishaps cause more car insurance claims in Texas than anything else. In the end, it all comes down to attention.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Texans Spend $350 a Month Just Getting to Work
Why is commuting so expensive in Texas? What can Texans do to lower the cost of getting to work?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Texas DUI Laws
Texas’ laws classify a DWI as any driver over 21 with a BAC of 0.08% or higher. Texas has a zero-tolerance policy for underage drinking and driving.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Mandatory ‘Loser Pays’ Car Insurance Appraisal Clauses Could Become Texas Law
A new proposed law in Texas could have an impact on your car insurance policy. What do you need to know about the proposed legislation?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
People in Texas Use This App to Save Over $750 on Insurance
It's free to sign up, it takes 45 seconds, and it's saving car owners in Texas an average of $762 on auto insurance.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Lemon Laws in Texas
Texas lemon laws cover new and used cars and other vehicles experiencing a significant manufacturer defect or malfunction that can’t be repaired.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Texas Has a Few Head-Scratching Driving Laws
Texas is home to a few head-scratching driving laws. Have you broken any of them?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Rising Car Insurance Rates in Texas Can Be Blamed on a Few Factors
Car insurance in Texas is getting more and more expensive, but there are still steps you can take to get lower premiums, such as keeping a clean driving record.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Texas Car Insurance Laws
Texas car insurance laws require drivers to carry a minimum amount of liability insurance, summarized as 30/60/25.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Texas Woman's Car is Totaled During Oil Change
A Texas woman’s car was in an accident during routine maintenance at a mechanic shop, and car insurance had to get involved.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Fake Texas Car Tags Showing Up in Crime Scenes in Other States
Fake Texas temporary car tags are showing up in crime scenes as far away as New York. Texas has been trying to curb this issue for a while.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Houston Mazda Dealerships Offer Free Oil Changes and Car Washes for Teachers
Some Mazda dealerships in Texas are providing educators with free oil changes and car washes until Sept. 30.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Texas Woman Made a Huge Car Insurance Mistake and Is Stuck With the Bill
A Texas woman got into an accident while completing an order for a delivery service app and her insurance company didn’t pay for the damages since she didn’t have business insurance.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
If a Car Falls in this Forest, Will Anyone Hear It?
A forest of classic cars was discovered in Mabank, Texas. The several acre property holds thousands of old cars that are now covered by thick vegetation.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Texas

How long is a car inspection good for in Texas?
I recently moved to Texas, and I'm so confused by vehicle inspections. How long is an inspection good for here?
Liz Jenson
Nov 16, 2021
Is it illegal to sleep in your car in Texas?
I’m from Houston, Texas, and I just graduated from college. Before I find my first big boy job, I want to go all over Texas during the summer. To save money, I was thinking about sleeping in my car. Is this legal in Texas?
Eric Schad
Feb 23, 2022
How much is renters insurance in Austin, Texas?
I’m moving into a new apartment and renters insurance is required. How much is renters insurance in Austin, Texas?
Bonnie Stinson
Feb 11, 2022
How far is New Orleans from Dallas driving?
I’ve decided—I’m heading to New Orleans for Spring Break! I’ll be driving on my own and meeting friends there, but I need to be able to tell them when to meet me at my hotel. How long is the drive from Dallas to New Orleans?
Sarah Gray
Mar 18, 2022
How do I get my driving record in Texas?
I need to look at my Texas driving record before I apply to my next job because it involves a lot of driving and I want to make sure my record is clean. How can I do that?
Liz Jenson
Mar 15, 2022
How do I check how many points I have on my driver’s license in Texas?
It’s been a few years since I got a ticket and I was wondering if I still have points on my license. Where should I go to check?
Sean Boehme
Feb 28, 2022
How far is the drive from Houston to Dallas?
I’ve just been offered a job in Dallas, but I live in Houston. Before I commit to that move, how far is the drive from Houston to Dallas?
Holden Easterbrook
Mar 17, 2022
How much is renters insurance in Houston?
My best friend and I are planning to move to Houston in a couple of months and we’re debating whether renters insurance is something we’ll need. I say if it’s too expensive then we shouldn’t bother. Around how much does renters insurance cost in Houston?
Chloe Jenkins
Feb 11, 2022
How far is Atlanta from Houston driving?
I’ve got some work in Atlanta and I’d like to make a trip out of it. How far is Atalanta from Houston by car?
Pat Roache
Mar 14, 2022
How much does Medpay cost in Texas?
How much will MedPay increase the cost of my policy? I'm interested in purchasing MedPay coverage, but it's not required.
Sophie Newman
Jul 01, 2021
How much is mobile home insurance in Texas?
I live in Oklahoma right now, but I’ve been thinking about relocating to Texas and settling down. I’m hoping to just move my mobile home there, but how much is mobile home insurance in Texas?
Claire Beaney
Feb 17, 2022
How far is Texas from Arizona driving?
I live in Tucson, and I was a lifelong vegetarian until I tried meat last Tuesday, and now I can’t stop thinking about brisket. I hear amazing things about Stubbs B-B-Q in Austin, so Jerry please tell me—how far is Texas from Arizona driving?
Jason Tushinski
Mar 14, 2022
How far is Austin to Dallas driving?
We have dinner reservations at a barbeque joint in Austin this weekend and don’t want to be late. How far is it to drive from Dallas to Austin?
Drew Waterstreet
Mar 15, 2022
How much is home insurance in Houston?
I just got a job offer in Houston, but I’m worried about the costs associated with relocating. How much is home insurance in Houston?
Bonnie Stinson
Feb 08, 2022
How far is Houston from El Paso when driving?
How far away is Houston from El Paso if I drive there? I’m hoping that I can do the drive in one day because I won’t have a lot of time to get back home between my friend’s bachelorette party and my husband’s birthday next weekend.
Liz Jenson
Jan 27, 2022
Is it illegal to drive without shoes in Texas?
I’ve lived in Texas all my life, and I drive without shoes all the time, but I’ve never stopped to check: is it illegal to drive without shoes in Texas?
Pat Roache
Mar 04, 2022
What does a Texas driving permit look like?
I’m a bouncer at a club and I see tons of fake IDs all the time. However, being over 21 doesn’t necessarily mean that they don’t have a permit. For my sake, what does a Texas driver’s permit look like?
Eric Schad
Mar 29, 2022
What is the minimum car insurance requirement for Texas?
What's the minimum amount of car insurance I need in Texas? What can I use to find the cheapest rate?
Rachel Juillerat
Oct 18, 2021
Is it legal to remodel a van to live in?
Will I still be able to purchase insurance? I want to do all the work of renovating the van myself, but I don't know if this would be legal in the state of Texas.
Sophie Newman
Mar 10, 2022
Is parallel parking on the driving test in Texas?
Will I have to parallel park in order to pass my driving test in Texas? I’ve never parallel parked before, and they didn’t teach us how to do it in driving classes. I’m worried that I might fail if I have to do it.
Liz Jenson
Mar 17, 2022
Can I ship a truck that I owe money on from Hawaii to Texas and still have insurance coverage?
I'm moving from Hawaii to Texas, and I want to take my truck with me. I wanted to know if my full-coverage insurance will cover me if something happens on this trip.
Eric Schad
May 05, 2021
How far is Illinois from Texas driving?
I’ve lived in Texas my whole life, but my boyfriend’s job is transferring him to Illinois. How long is the drive between the two states?
Macy Fouse
Mar 17, 2022
How do I select the best car insurance policy?
How do I know if I am picking the best car insurance policy? I just moved from Texas to North Carolina and the insurance here is so different!
Shannon Martin
Oct 11, 2021
How far is it driving from Florida to Texas?
I’d really like to move out to Florida in the next couple of months, but I still have a lot of friends and family living here in Texas. If I wanted to drive to visit on occasion, how far would that generally be? How far is driving from Florida to Texas?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 17, 2022
How many hours is it driving from Houston to Chicago?
I’m taking a solo road trip through Texas this summer, and I want to make sure I’m back in Chicago in time for school to start. I’ll be ending my road trip in Houston, so how long will it take me to drive back to Chicago from there?
Sarah Gray
Mar 10, 2022
How far is Texas from Georgia if you're driving?
I just got a job offer in Dallas, but I want to scope out the city a little bit before I agree to the position. I want to make the drive from Atlanta because I’ll be going back and forth to visit family for the foreseeable future. How long does it take to drive to Texas from Georgia?
Eric Schad
Jan 24, 2022
How far is the drive from Texas to Colorado?
The family and I are hoping to visit my parents in Colorado this summer for a small reunion. It’s been a while since I made the trip, so how far is the drive from Texas to Colorado?
Holden Easterbrook
Mar 17, 2022
How do I schedule a driving test in Texas?
I feel super confident about my driving skills. What do I need to do to schedule a driving test in Texas?
Eric Schad
Mar 30, 2022
Can I drive a rental car from El Paso, Texas, to Mexico?
I live in El Paso and I'd like to travel across the border. I don't want to take my own car. Can I rent a car to travel to Mexico?
Emily Maracle
Aug 17, 2021
How much is renters insurance per month in Texas?
I’m moving out of my parents’ house for the first time. They say I should get renters insurance, but I don’t know if I can afford it. How much is renters insurance per month in Texas?
Bonnie Stinson
Feb 11, 2022

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