All Posts By Paul Cannon

What is the Basic Speed Law?

The Basic Speed Law is a fundamental principle in traffic safety that requires drivers to operate their vehicles at a speed that is reasonable and prudent for the current road, traffic, and weather conditions, regardless of the posted speed limit. This is implemented and... Read More >

What if I Am in a Rollover Accident?

If you are involved in a rollover accident, you should speak to a Houston car accident lawyer about your rights as soon as possible. Rollover accidents are often more complex than what meets the eye. Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Injury & Accident Lawyers have been handling... Read More >

What is a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)?

A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is a professional license required to operate large commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses on public roads in Texas and across the United States. It demonstrates that the holder has received specialized training and has passed the... Read More >

Meet Houston Missions: Operation: Achieve Independence

On Meet Houston Missions and The Simmons and Fletcher Local Missions Podcast, your host, Paul Cannon, talks with Nicole Davis, the executive director of Operation: Achieve Independence. Operation: Achieve Independence was started in 2017 when its founder, Tina James, felt a... Read More >

Driving Without a License in Texas: What are the Penalties?

Driving without a valid license in Texas is considered a serious violation and offense. Whether your license has expired, been suspended, or revoked, or you've never obtained one, operating a motor vehicle without a proper driver’s license can lead to significant legal... Read More >

Is Your Tesla Watching You?

Tesla’s Driver Monitoring System Following the Tesla recall in December of 2023, Tesla released an over-the-air update to make several changes. One of the changes made during the Tesla recall update was to their driver monitor system located above the rearview mirror. Tesla... Read More >

Texas Driver’s License Types

The Different Classes of Texas Driver's Licenses A - Corrective Lenses You must wear corrective lenses (glasses or contact lenses) while driving. B - Adult Supervision A licensed driver aged 21 or older must be present in the front seat. C - Daylight Driving Only You are... Read More >