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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

Woman Critically Injured When SUV Crashes into Colleyville Store

A 36-year-old woman was flown to a Dallas hospital with serious injuries Thursday night Feb. 18 after being pinned under a SUV that crashed through the front of a liquor store in Colleyville. A 2006 Mazda Tribute went crashing through the front door… Read More

Early Estimates by DOT Reveal Increase in Traffic Fatalities

Early estimates of traffic fatalities that occurred in the first nine months of 2015 show a disappointing rise in the total number of deaths. The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates there was… Read More

Children Fatally Injured in Denton Accident

Two children were killed while another is in critical condition following a four-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 380 in Denton on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2016. According to Denton police, a Nissan minivan stopped for a red light in the westbound lanes of… Read More

Affluenza Teen in Custody Again for Violating Probation

On the night of June 15th, 2013, the town of Burleson, Texas became the scene of a grisly, heartbreaking series of car accidents that left four innocent people dead.  Sixteen-year-old Ethan Couch, after hours of drinking beer and grain alcohol with friends… Read More

Nine-Year-Old in Critical Condition after Being Hit by Pickup Truck

A nine-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a truck on Huddleston Street around 7:30 p.m on Monday night. The truck driver was allegedly intoxicated. On the 5600 block of Huddleston Street, the boy was riding a yellow bike when he… Read More

Local Man Gets Life in Prison After 10th DWI Conviction

On Wednesday, a District Judge in Parker County, Texas, sentenced a 62-year-old Weatherford man to life behind bars after he was convicted of his tenth driving while intoxicated (DWI) offense. Texas is known for its stern laws pertaining to DWI and DUI… Read More

Vehicle Maintenance Tips to Prevent an Accident

Maintaining a vehicle is rarely at the top of drivers priority lists. But a few minutes of maintenance can save you money in the long run and help keep you safe. Extreme weather (including cold and heat) impacts and can potentially damage a vehicle. Its… Read More

Plan While You Can Preventing Super Bowl Drunk Driving

In response to increasing alcohol-related car accidents and fatalities on football game days, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has launched a campaign that seeks to reduce these numbers drastically for the upcoming Super Bowl.  The campaign,… Read More