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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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Serena Aburahma
Sep 20, 2021
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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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 22, 2021
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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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 16, 2021
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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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 04, 2021
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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Jacoba Bood
Jul 26, 2021
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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Andrew Koole
Jul 20, 2021
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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Jason Tushinski
Jul 19, 2021
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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Alex Healey
Jul 06, 2021
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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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jun 08, 2021
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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Lee Irby
Sep 01, 2020

All Questions on Texas

Do I need boat insurance?
Is boat insurance legally required in Texas? I just bought a speedboat from a friend and am excited to take it out on the water.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Why was the claims payout for my personal property so low?
I live in Texas and have a flood insurance policy. My personal property was damaged during a flood recently. I had to submit a claim to my insurance, but the payout was a lot lower than I expected. Why is that?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Is it illegal to insure a car in one state and have it registered in another?
I just moved to Texas for school, but I want to keep my car registered in California. Is that possible?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 18, 2021
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?
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Emily Maracle
Aug 17, 2021
What's the best company for home insurance in Texas?
My current home insurance company upped their rates by nearly 20% from the previous months, so I'm looking to switch. What's the best company for home insurance near Plano, Texas?
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Eric Schad
Aug 12, 2021
What happens if I drive without car insurance in Texas?
I still have my California insurance but have not transferred by title or insurance to Texas yet. What happens if I get caught driving with a different state insurance now?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 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.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
What happens if I'm caught for a second time without a license in Texas?
I've never bothered to get a license because I drive so infrequently and only on rural roads. I was stopped once for speeding and had to pay a fine in addition to the ticket. It seems unlikely that I would get stopped again, but what would happen if I did?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Do college students in Texas get a car insurance discount with Allstate?
Does Allstate offer any discounts for college students or good grades? I'm at Texas State and wondering if I can get better car insurance rates as a full-time college student.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
What does it mean to be the primary driver on car insurance in Texas?
My mom is listed as the primary driver on the policy that both my brother and I are on as well. If we all share the same car, what does it mean that she's the primary driver?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 22, 2021
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.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 01, 2021
Can you get liability insurance in Texas without a license?
"I want to know if it's possible to purchase insurance without having a valid driver's license from any state or country. I want to buy a car and make sure it's insured but not necessarily drive it."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 27, 2021
If I got a toll violation driving in Texas, will my auto insurance rates increase?
"I accidentally got on a toll road while driving from Austin to Houston. Should I be worried about my rates?"
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Sophie Newman
Jul 27, 2021
Why is my liability-only insurance so much higher than my cousin's full coverage?
"I'm 22, live in Texas, and pay $125 for liability on my 2001 Dodge Charger. My cousin is 23 and pays $80 for full coverage on her 2010 Chevy Silverado. I can't understand why I pay more than her for less coverage."
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Emily Maracle
Jul 26, 2021
Should I increase my insurance coverage in Texas after a premium decrease?
My insurance cost just went down by almost $60 a month. I have state-minimum coverage in Texas, but now that I can afford higher liability coverage, should I get more coverage or just save the money?
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Shannon Martin
May 14, 2021
"Do I still have to file for an SR22 after moving from Texas to Minnesota? "
In Texas, I was required to keep an SR22 active for five years. Now that I am two years in, I am in the process of moving to Minnesota. Will I still need to have my SR22 filed?
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Shannon Martin
May 06, 2021
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.
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Eric Schad
May 05, 2021
Where can I find cheap non owners car insurance in Texas?
My license was suspended in Texas. However, I can get it back in a year if I have an SR22, but I need a non owners car insurance policy to obtain it. Where can I find cheap insurance of this kind online?
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Eric Schad
May 04, 2021
What is considered a lapse in insurance for auto insurance companies?
I live in Texas and own two vehicles. Both are currently insured and paid off. Since I'm not driving either of them, I'd like to cancel the insurance. I'm also considering registering them as non-operational. If I do decide to cancel both insurance policies, will this be considered a lapse in the future?
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Emily Maracle
May 03, 2021
What's the minimum level of car insurance I need in Texas?
I want to spend as little money on car insurance as possible. I drive a cheap, older car and I don't care about fixing little dents here and there. What's the minimum level of insurance I need in Texas?
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Savannah Grabek
Mar 12, 2021

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