Texas Golf Cart Laws
Jason Stephens | November 23, 2023 | Texas Law
Golf carts are popular in neighborhoods and complexes throughout Texas. Changes to certain state laws allow people to drive their golf carts on some roads by complying with specific restrictions. If you own a golf cart, it’s crucial to understand Texas golf cart laws and how your negligence could create liability for another party’s damages…. read more
Can You Shoot Down Drones Flying Over Your House in Texas?
Jason Stephens | September 25, 2023 | Texas Law
The use of drones is heavily regulated by state and federal drone laws. While it might be a crime to use drones to record or take pictures that violate state privacy laws, it does not mean you have the right to shoot down drones flying over your house in Texas. Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or… read more
What Are the Current Regulations in Fort Worth for E-Scooters?
Jason Stephens | July 15, 2023 | Texas Law
E-scooters are popular in Fort Worth. Unfortunately, e-scooter accidents can cause devastating injuries for riders and others involved in the collision. Therefore, the State of Texas and cities like Fort Worth have enacted regulations and laws to help make e-scooters safer to use around the city. What Is an E-Scooter? E-scooters are defined by Texas… read more
Is It Possible To Get Out of Jury Duty?
Jason Stephens | May 26, 2023 | Texas Law
Getting called for jury duty can be annoying. If you’re already busy with work, family life, and other obligations, you may not have the time to dedicate to serving. Plus, you won’t know if the case will last a day, a week, or even multiple weeks until it’s too late. For these reasons, it’s common… read more
Can You Use Your Phone While Driving in Texas?
Jason Stephens | March 21, 2023 | Texas Law
Just about every driver is taught the dangers of using a phone while driving. Because cell phone use can be so dangerous, many states have enacted laws that make it illegal to use a cell phone while operating a vehicle. Using a cell phone behind the wheel is not only risky for the driver, but… read more
Do You Need a License and Insurance To Ride a Scooter in Fort Worth?
Jason Stephens | February 22, 2023 | Texas Law
The question of whether you need a license and insurance to ride a scooter in Fort Worth depends on how you define the word “scooter.” It is not a legal term, and it appears nowhere in Texas law. We’ll explain further here. What Is a Scooter? For the purposes of this article, “scooter” means a… read more
What Is Texas’ Open Container Law?
Jason Stephens | January 5, 2023 | Texas Law
If you enjoy the occasional drink while out at a restaurant, bar, or club, you’re not alone. Many individuals regularly indulge in alcohol as a stress reliever or as an opportunity to socialize with friends and family. However, it’s essential to understand Texas’ laws before transporting open alcoholic beverages in your vehicle. Under Texas Penal… read more
Motorcycle Parking Laws in Texas
Jason Stephens | December 29, 2022 | Texas Law
If you ride a motorcycle in the State of Texas, it’s important to abide by the rules of the road. While these rules pertain to operating your vehicle, they also govern where and how you can park. To help ensure that you don’t run afoul of the law, here’s an explanation of motorcycle parking laws… read more
Window Tint Laws in Texas
Jason Stephens | December 26, 2022 | Texas Law
The year 2009 saw the implementation of Texas’s first window tinting laws. These laws require anyone who manufactures window tinting film to have it certified before selling it. Consequently, all motorists are required to purchase certified film. If that comes as a surprise to you, you can learn more about window tint laws in Texas… read more
Traffic and Red Light Cameras in Texas
Jason Stephens | September 15, 2022 | Texas Law
They were the bane of motorists throughout the Lone Star State who hated waiting at red lights: stoplight cameras. These cameras, mounted on utility poles and standing as silent sentries over intersections, would record every speeder and inattentive driver who failed to stop at a red light. You may have been just a little happy… read more