Allstate Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Garland Swears it Doesn't Really Have the Worst Drivers in Texas

    Each year, Allstate comes out with a list of America's worst drivers, and each year, Dallas is puzzled to discover it doesn't come out on top, an honor typically reserved for Washington, D.C. That's not to say that drivers here aren't terrible. In this year's report, Frisco, Plano, McKinney, Irving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Dallas Has Country's 34th Worst Drivers, Which is Ridiculous. We Drive Much Worse Than That.

    Every year, Allstate crunches its claims data from the country's 200 largest municipalities, does a little arithmetic, then releases a ranked list showing which cities have the best drivers and, by extension, which have the worse. The insurance company just released its report for 2012, and the answ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    City Plan Commissioner Wants to Take a Long, Hard Look at Dallas Parking Regulations

    ​Sooner or later, sure, we'll all be biking to work or play. Or taking DART. Or riding hovercrafts. Or jet packs. Or solar-powered water taxis. But till that day happens, well, we gotta park our cars somewhere. And, like I need to tell you, that ain't easy sometimes. Which is why, for instance, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Dallas, You're Full of (Road) Rage

    So says the fourth annual In the Driver's Seat Road Rage Survey, commissioned by AutoVantage and released this morning. After having not even made the '08 list, Dallas-Fort Worth zooms into the No. 2 spot on the list of Least Courteous Cities, behind only New York City and ahead of Detroit, Atlanta ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2008

    Cornerback Dwayne Goodrich: "The Cowboy Who Killed Those Kids"

    Former cornerback Dwayne Goodrich comes to grips with his hit-and-run of three Good Samaritans as he plans for life after prison

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    DISD's Also Sending Recruiters to the Laid-Off DISD Employee Job Fair

    Tomorrow's the Dallas Independent School District job fair at the Dallas Convention Center, and the district's Web site has all the details -- including the list of employers who're scheduled to attend. A few interesting names leap off the list, among them the more than 60 Texas school districts sen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    Let's Be Careful Out There

    Yesterday, Allstate released its 4th Annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Reportâ„¢," which manages to get pretty specific -- not only are cities ranked according to traffic safety, but also by such categories as "Males" vs. "Women," "Pre Baby Boomers" vs. "Baby Boomers" and "Generation X" vs. "G ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    February 7, 2008

    Auto Erotica

    Car lovers find a new flame in Burnout Paradise

  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Ringing Up Baby

    Cashing in on the adoption biz is easy in Texas, where lax rules let almost anyone play. Take Jennalee Ryan, for instance...

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2006

    Crash II: Dallas

    My wife--who moved to Dallas in 1997 after having lived in Miami, Phoenix, New Orleans and Los Angeles--has said one thing since moving here: Dallas drivers suck. Now she has the empirical data to back her claims: According to this story, which uses data provided by Allstate Insurance, Dallasites ge ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 17, 2003

    Cheap Thrills

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  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Bully Pulpit

    Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?