Commuting in Texas is a regular thing, but if you're moving or travelling through a new area then make sure you're prepared.

The running joke in Texas is that you can drive hours in any direction and still be in Texas. Obviously very true, which is why that joke is a classic. Of course, Texans have a few other jokes about highway construction and the worst cities to travel through which are also based on truth.

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Thanks to statistics collected over the years and Doug Milnes with MoneyGeek, we can actually take a look at which counties are the most dangerous based on fatal accidents, deaths, drunk driving deaths, percent drunk driving,  and even the most deadly road based on fatal accidents.

Always be around of your surroundings and remember to drive sober. These are some of the simplest tips that for some reason people choose to ignore. Take a look at the following list, and drive smart.

Texas' 30 Most Dangerous Counties For Driving

Texas is a large state with multiple highways to help keep us connected. Unfortunately these same roads can cause trouble and grief if you're not careful. Take a look at the list of Texas counties and the most deadly road located there based on fatal accidents.

Texas Crime Statistics By City

Check to see how crime compares in your city versus elsewhere.

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.