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Honking All the Way: How to Survive Houston Holiday Traffic

As Houstonians hit the road this week to travel in and out of town, visiting family and friends over holidays, this seems like an excellent time to be reminded of some of the rules of the road on Houston’s highways and byways. It’s an especially good time to freshen up on what to do and […]

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As Houstonians hit the road this week to travel in and out of town, visiting family and friends over holidays, this seems like an excellent time to be reminded of some of the rules of the road on Houston's highways and byways. It's an especially good time to freshen up on what to do and what not to do as law enforcement steps up patrols for the holiday season.

We welcome your questions about Houston's road rules for representatives of the Houston Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety. From lane changes to posted speeds to construction and school zones – what's legal...what's illegal...and what's downright idiotic.

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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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