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Rules of the Road: Surviving 4th of July Traffic in Houston

According to AAA,  the upcoming three-day Independence Day weekend will see the highest Fourth of July traffic volume on record. Some 43 million Americans are expected to take to the roads. Of course, we want all Houstonians to be safe while traveling this weekend. In that spirit, we welcome your questions for Trooper Richard […]

Traffic heading southbound on US 59/I 69 through Houston on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaAccording to AAA, Â the upcoming three-day Independence Day weekend will see the highest Fourth of July traffic volume on record. Some 43 million Americans are expected to take to the roads.

Of course, we want all Houstonians to be safe while traveling this weekend. In that spirit, we welcome your questions for Trooper Richard Standifer from the Texas Department of Public Safety, and Officer Salvador Corral from the DWI Task Force with the Houston Police Department.

Anything you’d like to know about traffic laws in Texas is welcome at talk@houstonmatters.org.

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Rules of the Road in Houston (Houston Matters, Nov. 15, 2013)
The Real Rules of Houston Roads (Houston Matters, Aug. 15, 2013)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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