Travel Tips

Travel Information
Travelers may call 1-800-452-9292 daily for travel information, professional trip planning assistance and emergency road condition information.

Highway Conditions
See what's happening on the roadways around the state. Highway Conditions information is provided by TxDOT districts to alert travelers about current roadway conditions.

Motorists Helpline
The Motorists Helpline was designed to assist motorists in various times of need.
Call toll free 1-800-525-5555 if:

Rest Areas
Texas has an abundance of rest stops for motorists to take advantage of, while traveling through our great state. Many of these facilities have amenities like restrooms, vending machines, phones, playscapes, and much more. Take advantage of these resources, the next time you plan your road trip.

Travel Tips
These travel tips were designed by the Texas Department of Public Safety to assist the motorists who travel the highways. when traveling, motorists should take steps to protect themselves and their vehicles. To reduce the risk of personal injury and theft, the DPS offers the following tips:

Preventative Maintenance

The best way to avoid problems is to try to prevent them from happening. Make sure you check:

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Tips for Getting To and From your Vehicle Safely

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What to do if your vehicle breaks down.

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What is Carjacking?

Carjacking is the taking by force of someone's vehicle. It may be done at gunpoint and may involve a physical assault.

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Stranded/Disabled Motorist's Helpline Call 1-800-525-5555