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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

Car Crashes into Lewisville Starbucks

Three people were injured Wednesday when a car crashed through the doors of a Starbucks at 721 Hebron Parkway in Lewisville. According to Lewisville police, a Subaru XV was traveling westbound on Hebron Parkway when it ran a red light and collided with… Read More

NHTSA to Update 5-Star Rating System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a significant overhaul of U.S. crash safety tests and the 5-Star Safety Ratings system. The new ratings aim to provide consumers with better information when picking a car and will… Read More

Local MADD Chapter Holds Vigil for Texas DWI Victims

There were 1,446 deaths caused by drunk drivers in Texas in 2014; more than any other state. Texas also led the nation in drunk driving deaths in 2013, with 1,337 deaths. To honor victims and raise awareness of the drunk driving problem impacting the… Read More

Texas Ranks 4th for Worst Drivers in the Country

A study conducted by carinsurancecomparison.com has identified the states with the worst drivers. For the second year in a row, Texas has come in at number four for the worst drivers in the country. The study analyzed data from National Highway Traffic… Read More

2014 Traffic Fatalities Drop, 2015 Numbers Increase

While the number of 2014 traffic fatalities dropped slightly, an estimated increase in 2015 deaths is up 8.1 percent from the same time last year. These numbers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) serve as a wakeup call for… Read More

Worst Texas Cities for Thanksgiving Day Travel

Thanksgiving Day travel can be dangerous as well as stressful. Through an analysis of travel data, Google has compiled a list of cities with the worst traffic during Thanksgiving week. Three Texas cities made the list. The study analyzed data from Thanksgiving… Read More

Most Pedestrian Accidents Involve Those in Wheelchairs

The risk of being in a fatal pedestrian traffic accident is one-third higher for wheelchair users than the rest of the population. Approximately 528 wheelchair users were killed in pedestrian traffic accidents between 2006 and 2012 in the United States. By… Read More