How to drive like a North Texan
Newbies to North Texas often accuse our drivers of being too reckless.
Reality check: Hate to break it to the haters but once you move here, you become one of us.
Here are some tips for driving in North Texas:
😇 Play nice. Road rage violence is on the rise in North Texas.
- It's legal in Texas to have a gun in your car, so just assume your fellow drivers have a gun.
- Wave often to thank generous drivers.
🛑 Suburban cops don't mess around. Watch out for motorcycle officers, too!
🔦 High beams may mean something. Drivers going the opposite way will sometimes flash their high beams at you to warn that there’s a cop posted up ahead.
💰Get insurance that covers crashes by uninsured drivers. About 8% of Texas drivers were uninsured in 2019, according to a 2021 report by the Insurance Research Council.
🛣 The left lane is for serious drivers. If you don't intend to speed, please get out of the way.
🤬 Don’t take it personally. Getting flipped off while driving is just a rite of passage here.
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