It affects us all at one point in our lives. It's always at the worst time, especially in a hurry. You'll say some bad words, honk the horn, and be stuck in what feels like limbo.
It's none other than traffic on the roadways. And yes, it so very, very frustrating. We all have those moments where we running late to something, and the traffic causes us to even be later than we expected.
As the old saying goes in the Lone Star State, "Everything is bigger in Texas." We'd like to add to the end of the phrase, "including traffic!" Why are we talking about this now though?
Well as it turns out, Texas traffic problems are prevalent in three cities. Some are closer than you expect as well.
3 Places Where Cars In Texas Seem To Be At A Stand Still
Data collected by Inrix shows that Texas has 3 cities where you can lose time trying to get to your destination. Now thankfully, the Texas cities mentioned aren't near the top of the list, like Chicago or Boston where you lose 155 and 134 hours respectively.
But coming in at 27th on the list is Houston, where hours lost sits at 74. Dallas stops at 54th on the list with 56 hours lost, and Austin checks in 80th on the list with 53 hours lost.
So yes, it does stink that some cities in Texas are on the list, but it isn't as bad as it seems. Now we just need to lower those hours lost...
Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books
Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.
Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.
Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.
10 Myths About Texas That Even Some Natives Believe
Everything's bigger in Texas, including the tall tales! Our state can seem pretty strange to people from far away, or even our immediate neighbors. There are several myths about Texas that range from quirky to fun and just plain ignorant and insulting, and even some people born and raised her believe 'em. Here are a few we can dispel today.
The Most Dangerous City in Texas for 2022 May Surprise You
According to FBI statistics
, Texas had 438
violent crimes and 2,562
property crimes per 100,000 residents as of this year. For every 100,000 residents, there are 224
police officers statewide.
Crime rates are expressed as the number of incidents per 100,000 people.
Test Your Texas: How Many of These Jeopardy! Questions Can You Answer?
Jeopardy! as we know it has been on the air since 1984, but the show got its start way back 1964.
Over the decades, the writers have managed to keep coming up with challenging questions to test the intellectual might of America's best and brightest (and sometimes softball questions for celebrities).
Texas is a place packed with personality, culture, and history, and there've been hundreds of questions/answers about the Lone Star State. Let's take a look at a few recent ones, and keep an eye out because we'll add more soon to test your Texas trivia skills and challenge newcomers.
How many of these can you get right without Googling?