Contact Us
law

law

Smiling woman paying for coffee by credit card
Getty Images/iStockphoto
[

Your Credit Card Purchase Might Be Denied Without an ID

If you really want a new fancy new tablet or iPad, take your driver's license with you to buy it.

Texas has a new law that kicks in next January, that will allow a store to decline your credit card purchase if you forget your ID. 

Read More

New Law Seeks to Crack Down on Distracted New York Drivers
Getty Images
[

To Get a Driver’s License, a New Requirement is Coming

For some drivers needing a Texas license after September 1, there's a new course that you'll have to take.

Without it, you can't get a license!

Read More

Category: East Texas News, Lifestyle, News Tags: , ,
texting
Thinkstock
[

What You Need to Know about Texas’ Texting and Driving Ban

The new texting and driving ban signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott takes effect in another six weeks, but there are some things we need to know now to prep for it.

Like how high are the fines?

Read More

Lufkin Police
[

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts Monday in Texas

We know you always obey the seat belt law and buckle up, but just in case you need some encouragement, the annual Click it or Ticket campaign starts Monday, and officers will be looking to hand tickets to unbuckled folks.

And what's the rule for the kids and booster seats?

Read More

78051136
Getty Images
[

Is This The Dumbest Law in Texas?

It's something I can safely say you will never do, and it involves your eyeball.  But just in case you're thinking about it, I'll mention that it's illegal, and I"ll save you some time in court.

Read More

Car Crash
iStock
[

If You Don’t Buckle Up in Texas, It Can Cost You

The annual Click It or Ticket campaign starts soon, meaning officers will be focused on passing out tickets to those of us that head down the road without seat belts fastened.

The dates cover Memorial Day - one of the busiest and most dangerous weekends to be out on the highway.

Read More

newtown_grafitti, flickr
newtown_grafitti, flickr
[

Mississippi County Proposes Law Banning Saggy Pants — Is It Fair? [POLL]

In Hinds County, MS — home of Jackson, the state’s capital — the unemployment rate is a staggering 9.1 percent, and more than a fifth of the county’s residents live below the poverty line.

But according to some local government officials, more people there would be able to get a job if they’d just pull their darned pants up, so they want to enact a law banning saggy pants.

Read More

Category: Kids, Lifestyle, News Tags: , ,
KidsEars
[

Massachusetts Town May Fine Residents for Cursing — Is It Fair?

The residents of Middleborough, Massachusetts will likely be fined $20 for loud, public swearing. It’s a hot-button issue, since it may or may not infringe on free speech, which is protected by the First Amendment.

Read More

Category: Kids, Weird News Tags: ,

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://my947.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for My94.7 VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive My94.7 VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.