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Police Officer Arrested for Serious Drunk Driving Accident Injuring One

An off-duty Fort Worth police officer was charged with intoxication assault early Wednesday morning after causing a serious accident that severely injured one person. The accident occurred just after 2 a.m. in the eastbound TEXpress lanes of Highway… Read More

Dallas Ranks 9th Most Dangerous City for Drivers

A new study shows that Dallas is the ninth most dangerous city in the country for drivers. Detroit, Michigan, was found to be the most dangerous for U.S. drivers. Researchers from nerdwallet analyzed several metrics to determine the safety and danger… Read More

Victim’s Family Demands Harsher Drunk Driving Penalty

Following a drunk driving accident that left their son with critical, life-altering injuries, an Irving family is demanding repeat drunk driving offenders face stiffer penalties. In August 2015, the then 20-year-old victim was riding his motorcycle on… Read More

Drunk Driving Involved in Wrong-Way Crash

Two people were injured in a three-car wrong-way accident on Dallas’s Bush Turnpike early Monday morning, June 13. Two of the three drivers involved are suspected to have been under the influence of alcohol. Around 3:20 a.m., a GMC Yukon entered the… Read More

Teen Drivers in the Midst of 100 Deadliest Days

The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the 100 deadliest days for teenage drivers. In 2012, more than 550 of the 1,000 people killed in accidents during this period were teens. According to the National Safety Council, teen driving increases… Read More

Increasing Speed Limits Lead to More Accident Deaths

Raising maximum speed limits across the country has caused an unfortunate increase in the number of accident fatalities, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Over the past two decades, approximately 33,000 lives… Read More

Could Concrete Bridge Posts Contribute to Fatal Car Accidents?

Unprotected concrete bridge posts that sit close to highways are posing a fatal hazard to Texas drivers. An NBC 5 news investigation uncovered multiple accident deaths as a result of bridge posts that did not have the proper protective barriers. When… Read More

Wooden Pallet in Road Causes Accident, Kills One

A Monday morning multi-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 20 in Arlington left one person dead, while another was treated for minor injuries at the scene of the accident. According to Arlington police, the May 9 accident involved multiple vehicles… Read More

Safety Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

When bad weather strikes while you’re behind the wheel, do you know what you should do to stay safe? There have been several severe storms across Texas recently, and more are likely throughout the year. If you are caught on the roads when a hailstorm,… Read More

TxDOT Promotes Talk. Text. Crash. Awareness Campaign

More than 10,000 traffic accidents each year in Texas are the result of distracted driving. In conjunction with national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) aims to increase awareness of distracted driving… Read More