Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is fast becoming one of the country's biggest health concerns. As more and more drivers text while on the road, distracted driving crashes are steadily increasing year over year. In fact, the Center For Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 9 people are killed every day in the U.S. and more than 1,000 injured in … Continue reading Distracted Driving

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Driving in Hazardous Weather

Hurricane Harvey has hit Houston HARD. You may have seen on the news or heard from a neighbor about the many people who have drowned trying to drive in flooded waters. PLEASE BE CAREFUL AND TAKE PRECAUTION. Below are some safety tips to consider before driving in these dangerous conditions. Flood Types Know the types … Continue reading Driving in Hazardous Weather

SCHOOL CLOSED DUE TO HURRICANE (Will reopen September 5th)

Due to Hurricane Harvey hitting the Texas Coast this weekend, Lone Star Driving School will be closed this week. WE WILL REOPEN TUESDAY SEPTEMEBER 5th  There will be registration for our teen class from 5-7pm that day as well. Please call 713-695-1615 or email us (CLICK ON CONTACT)  Many streets are flooded and people are without … Continue reading SCHOOL CLOSED DUE TO HURRICANE (Will reopen September 5th)

Teen Driver Safety: Wearing Your Seat Belt!

Article provided by http://www.sadd.org  Teen Driver Safety Starts with Wearing Your Seat Belt Did you know that 60.7 percent of teen passengers (16 to 19) who died in crashes weren’t wearing their seatbelts and 51.2 percent of teen drivers (16 to 19) who died in crashes weren’t belted? Lack of seat belt use is still … Continue reading Teen Driver Safety: Wearing Your Seat Belt!

Distracted….walking?

Distracted….walking? BY SAFEDRIVER · PUBLISHED JULY 18, 2012 · UPDATED MARCH 5, 2017 For regular readers you’ll know my passion for safer roads. I try to allow drivers to think about possible situations before they happen so they can be mentally ready to respond. I talk about cyclist, pedestrians and not just drivers and their … Continue reading Distracted….walking?

Dangers of Summer Driving

so what makes summer driving so dangerous? On the surface, driving through a summer heat wave seems quite serene compared to a winter whiteout. But according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the month of August had the second highest number of fatal car accidents in 2014, with 3,037 (right behind October's 3,068). … Continue reading Dangers of Summer Driving

Distractions While Driving

When there are multiple passengers, the crash risk is three to five times greater than when driving alone. Parents talk to your teens about the various types of distractions while driving (like their cell phones!). Be safe. Drive Safe. Key Facts and Statistics In 2014, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured in motor … Continue reading Distractions While Driving