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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

Cars and Trucks Causing More Pedestrian Deaths than Previous Years

According to a recent report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, there have been more pedestrian deaths in 2015 compared with the previous year. Cars, motorcycles and trucks killed 10 more pedestrians than in 2014. Even more disturbing, the… Read More

School Bus Crash Renews Controversy Around High-Speed Chases

On March 10, a suspect accused of credit card fraud at a hotel led Mesquite police on a high-speed chase that ended only when the suspect crashed into a school bus full of elementary school children. Fortunately, no children were injured, but the incident… Read More

Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

Alcohol consumption is a part of many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. As a result, from 2009 to 2013, there were 276 St. Patrick’s Day fatalities resulting from drunk driving accidents in the United States. As you make your party plans for tomorrow’s… Read More

Most Americans Admit to Unsafe Driving Behaviors

According to recent results from a survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, nearly 87 percent of drivers admit to engaging in risky behavior while driving. The president and CEO of the foundation says the results show an indifference… Read More

Affluenza Teen's Case Moved to Adult Court

Ethan Couch, the Texas teenager who in 2013 was responsible for a drunk driving accident that killed four people, was informed by a judge last week that his case will soon be transferred from the juvenile court system to adult court. Couch gained national… Read More