Traffic Laws

Common Traffic Myths Exposed: Is This Illegal?

Akin to urban legends, there are some traffic laws we’ve heard of but have never gotten around to verifying. There are other common driving practices that make us wonder, just because Dad taught us that way, do such behaviors hold up in a court of law? To help sort it out, we’ve assembled a short list myths and separated traffic fact from fiction. Working A Beverage In Texas Myth: A passenger can have an open container of alcohol in Texas. Reality: False — now. Until September 1, 2001, a passenger in a vehicle in the state of Texas could legally swill an open can of beer, an uncorked bottle of wine, or …Read more […..]

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