Texas Laws

What Is the Texas Basic Speed Rule?

Some people ask whether Texas has a speeding law. The short answer is yes. In fact, Texas has some of the harshest speeding punishments in the nation. For example, you could receive a speeding ticket in Texas for driving one mile above the posted speed limit at any given time. However, this isn’t always the… read more

Commonly Forgotten Driving Laws in Texas

Most people count on their driver’s licenses for long-distance travel and short daily commutes. However, it is important to understand the ways in which a Texas driver’s license can be suspended or revoked.  There are many forgotten driving laws in Texas that can cause motorists to lose their licenses. Without a license, people face many… read more

What Are the Current Regulations in Houston for E-Scooters?

The popularity and usage of e-scooters, commonly referred to as “electric scooters,” are on the rise. These small, battery-powered vehicles are similar to traditional kick scooters, typically having two wheels, a handlebar for steering, and a platform for the rider to stand on.   However, unlike kick scooters, e-scooters are powered by small electric motors, hence… read more

Traffic and Red Light Cameras in Houston

At one point, cameras were considered the latest and greatest advancement in traffic enforcement. Cameras mounted near busy intersections would be the eyes of police forces that were often stretched too thin.  Traffic cameras, sometimes called red light cameras, could photograph drivers who disobeyed traffic signals, enabling authorities to issue tickets even though no police… read more

What Is the Difference Between Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault?

The terms sexual assault and sexual abuse are often used interchangeably. However, the terms have very different meanings under Texas law. Learning the difference between the two crimes can help injured victims seek compensation for damages they sustained because of these intentional torts. What Is Sexual Abuse According to Texas Law? Generally, sexual abuse is… read more

Window Tint Laws in Texas

Many vehicles on the road have some type of tint on the windows. Tinting vehicle windows helps protect them from heat and harmful rays. It can also reduce glare. However, there are restrictions on tinting vehicle windows in Texas. Rule 21.3 of the Texas Administrative Code sets the standards for privacy window devices for motor… read more

Vaping Laws in Texas

Vaping has become a popular alternative to smoking tobacco products. Vaping devices allow the user to inhale an aerosol that contains nicotine and other chemicals. Many vaping products contain flavorings, making vaping attractive to younger users.  Vaping devices are battery-operated. Some devices are disposable, while other vaping devices are rechargeable. They may resemble a USB… read more

What Are the Rules in Texas Regarding Stopping for a School Bus? 

Being stuck behind a school bus can be frustrating if it happens when you’re in a rush for your morning commute. But if you don’t know the rules about when to stop for a school bus in Texas, you could risk hurting a child and getting into significant trouble to boot.  Continue reading to learn… read more

Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Person in Texas

If you’ve been confused about the legal difference between driving without a license and driving without a license on person, it’s time to put the mixup to bed.  In this post, we’ll cover both concepts in depth. Which Is the More Serious Offense? Across all fifty states, it is illegal to drive without a license…. read more

Texas Laws on the Road: What’s the Smallest Street Legal Motorcycle?

Motorcycles come in a fairly wide range of shapes and sizes. In some cases, a vehicle that you might regard as a motorcycle might nevertheless be too small to be considered street legal. Even if you can take it on the street, you should still be aware of the relevant licensing requirements. Laws regarding the… read more