Road / Water Safety Issues


| Air Bags / Seatbelts | Distracted Drivers | Driver's Education | Buying a New or Used Car | Drunk Driving / Alcohol | Natl Safety Council | Natl Highway Traffic Safety Administration |

Air Bags / Seatbelts


  • Air Bag Safety | Seat Belt Use | (SaferCar.gov)
  • Natl. Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Texas Occupant Restraint Laws
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
  • SeatCheck.org | Buckle Up America | Car Safety.org |

    Driver's Education


  • Order Driver Record |
  • Texas Driver's Handbook | En Espanol |
  • Renew Driver License
  • Driver License & Public ID Card Information | Driver License Locations |

  • | Texas Two Steps One Sticker [Inspection & Registration Stickers merging 3/1/2015] | Two Steps One Sticker [TXDMV.gov] |
  • Vehicle Registration Forms (including Titles, License Plates, etc.) | Disabled Parking Permits | TX DMV At Your Service! |
  • Vehicle Registration (Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office, where you actually register your vehicle)
    | Annual Vehicle Registration | Vehicle Inspection | Air Bags / Seatbelts | Distracted Drivers | Buying a New or Used Car | Drunk Driving / Alcohol | Road Delays |
  • Licensed Driver's Ed. Schools | Safe-Way Driving Center | Sears Driving Schools | Driving Directory |
  • Parent-Taught Driver's Ed (in Texas) | Graduated Driver License Program |
  • Help for the Teenager Who Wants to Drive (Alternate Course #102) | Driver Ed in a Box (Alternate Course #103) | Driver's Ed |
  • Learning to Drive: A Guide for Teenagers & their Parents (Drivers.com) [NOT from TX DPS]
  • Cell Phones and Driving (Laws state-by-state)
  • Teens & Driving (including graduated licensing) (Institute for Highway Safety)
    Defensive Driving
  • Apply Online for TX Driver Record (http://www.texas.gov)
  • Online Defensive Driving Classes
  • Justice of the Peace Courts
  • Driver Training and Education [actual classrooms and also DVDs, etc.]
    Road Signs (Especially along Texas roads & highways)
  • Texas Driver's Handbook | En Espanol |
  • Motorcycle Operator's Manual
  • How to Drive (Sharing the Road with Trucks) | Tips for Tired Drivers |
  • Interstate Highway Rest Areas | Wireless Internet at Rest Areas | Rest Area Locations | Tex Treks |
  • Road Signs in Texas | Texas Highwayman's Primer |
  • Harris County Toll Road Authority
  • Houston Highways | More About Texas Highway Routes |
  • The Farm-To-Market Road (Texas Monthly on the history of FMs in Texas)
    Distracted Drivers
  • Cell Phone Facts (Health concerns)
  • Association between Cellular-Telephone Calls and Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • More about Cel Phones | Quiet Calls Accessories |
  • Cel Phones & Car Crashes: Are Cellular Phones Safe to Use While Driving?
  • Distracted Drivers | Driving While Talking (Smart Motorist) |
  • Driver Distractions (American Automobile Assn. Foundation)
  • An Education on Common Objections to Cell Phone Legislation
  • Mobile Phone Health Fears
  • SenseABLE Driving
  • Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

    Drunk Driving / Alcohol / Drowsy Drivers


  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) | Drunk Driving Statistics |
  • Impaired Driving (CDC)
  • Zero Tolerance | Underage Drinking Programs | (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission)
  • How to Talk to your Adolescent about Alcohol
  • Alcohol, Peer Pressure, & Underage Drinking Info for Young Teens (US Dept. of Health & Human Services)
  • National Alcohol Screening Day |
  • A Call to Action: Changing the Culture of Drinking at U.S. Colleges
  • Council on Alcohol & Drugs - Houston
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (Find meetings in greater Houston area)
  • Alcohol: Problems & Solutions | Drinking: A Student's Guide |
  • Drowsy Driving (Dangers of falling asleep at the wheel)
  • Drug Abuse | Tips for Tired Drivers |

    Buying a New or Used Car


  • Estimate Tax Calculation For Buying A Used Motor Vehicle
    The tax amount is calculated based on the purchase price or 80% of the Standard Presumptive Value*, whichever is higher. VIN number & odometer mileage required.
  • Edmund's | N.A.D.A. |
  • Blue Book Values & New Car Pricing (Kelley) |
  • TrueCar.com (New cars only)
  • Automotive.com | Hemmings Vintage Auto (Antique & collectible cars) |
  • Consumer Reports
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration | Buying a Safer Car | Testing Cars |
  • CrashTest.com | Crash-testing procedures |
  • CarFax (Vehicle History Reports) | AutoZone.com (Vehicle Repair Guides / limited selection) |
  • FuelEconomy.gov
  • Buying a Car (Federal Trade Commission) | HelpInsure.com (TX Dept. of Insurance)[Get quotes for auto insurance] |
  • Air Bags / Seatbelts
  • TX Emissions Testing | Vehicle Registration (license plates, etc.) | TXDMV.gov (Vehicle Registration including Titles, License Plates, Disabled Parking Permits, etc.) |

    Automobile Maintenance & Repair


    | Autoshop101.com | Autoshop-Online.com | Car Repair (E-How) | How Cars Work (How Stuff Works) | Car Repair (FindTutorials) |

    Cheap Gasoline Links


  • HoustonGasPrices.com
  • GasBuddy.com
  • Local Gas Prices (by zip code)
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    Last Modified: 12/23/2015