The fastest speeding ticket in Texas history is a matter of some controversy. It is widely believed that the fastest ticketed speed in Texas history went to Arthur Chirkinian for driving his Koenigsegg CC 242 mph in a 75-mile-per-hour speed zone during a Texas road rally in 2003. There are problems with this story.
When it comes to average credit scores, Texas is not doing well. The average credit score of 674 puts Texas 6th lowest in the U.S. The average in the U.S. is 695 using the VantageScore model. That is just below the bottom of the "good" credit designation, which begins at 700.
So what is the most popular soft drink in each state? Eat This Not That! cranked out a list based on Google Trends searches for "Soft Drinks" in each state. The #1 carbonated beverage in Texas surprised me.
According to the Centers For Disease Control, in 2021, firearms were the number one cause of death for children aged 1 to 19 in the United States. More children died due to gun violence than in auto accidents.
The video by TikTokker Jessica Huseman now has nearly 4.5 million views.
The clip is from her doorbell cam recording the Amazon driver approaching her front door for a delivery. The driver tells Jessica, who claims she just moved into the house, that her residence has no address on it.
Snakebites are a real problem for pets in Texas. Immediate treatment can be the key to survival for a pet bitten by a dangerous snake. Unfortunately, sometimes we don't recognize the signs of a bite until it is too late.
Here's how it would work.
Whenever you want to start your vehicle, you must exhale towards a small sensor embedded in the steering column or side door trim. Then you would get a quick pass/fail reading on the alcohol content of your breath.
If you have ever gone to a public toilet and found no toilet paper, then that bathroom is operating illegally. The code states:
An adequate supply of toilet paper in a suitable holder shall be maintained for each toilet. Covered waste receptacles shall be provided in all toilet rooms used by women.
A much better indicator of whether you will get pulled over tends to be who you are. Men are more likely to get pulled over than women. Young drivers also tend to get more tickets. In fact, a 2017 study found that one-third of all speeding tickets were issued to drivers between the ages of 16 and 25.