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TxDOT Takes Aim At Distracted Driving

If you talk or text on your phone while behind the wheel of a vehicle, you will crash. That is the message from TxDOT, as they begin a campaign that will hopefully save lives.

06/18/2014

"Cadillac Ranch" on historic Route 66  in Amarillo, 06 July 2003. As a tribute to America's relationship with one of it's favorite automobiles, a collective of artists called Ant Farm decided to place 10 Cadillacs, ranging from a 1949 Club Coupe to a 1963 Sedan, in a wheat field located west of Amarillo.  Cadillac Ranch is a popular stopping off point for tourists on historic Route 66 which stretches from Chicago to Los Angeles.  AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK  (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Stanley Marsh 3, Creator Of Texas Landmark ‘Cadillac Ranch,’ Dies

Eccentric Texas artist and businessman Stanley Marsh 3, whose partially buried row of Cadillacs became a road-side tourist attraction in the 1970s, has died He was 76.

06/17/2014

The logo of American carmaker General Motors (GM) is seen at the opening of a car show. (credit: Getty Images/Nicholas Ratzenboeck/AFP)

GM Recalls More Cars For Ignition Problems

General Motors is recalling another 3 million cars because of a defect that causes a similar problem to one that led to an earlier massive recall of small cars, and is linked to 13 deaths.

06/17/2014

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GM Recalls 3.4M More US Cars For Ignition Problems

General Motors is recalling 3.2 million more cars in the U.S. because of ignition switch problems.

06/16/2014

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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

In this photo illustration, a man refuels his car. (credit: Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Down 2 Cents Across Texas

Gas prices across Texas have fallen slightly, down 2 cents to $3.44 per gallon. AAA Texas reported that, of the major metro areas in the state, drivers in Dallas are paying the most.

06/12/2014

The logo of American carmaker General Motors (GM) is seen at the opening of a car show. (credit: Getty Images/Nicholas Ratzenboeck/AFP)

GM CEO Says No More Safety Issues Lurking

A thorough review of General Motors safety issues is nearing completion and has not turned up any more serious problems, company CEO Mary Barra said on Tuesday.

06/10/2014

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TxDOT To Host 25 Public Meetings

TxDOT will host its first of 25 public meetings in Bryan on Monday, to gather input on the state’s long-term transportation needs. Other meetings are planned all across the state.

06/09/2014

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LBJ Freeway Could Soon See More Construction

One of the busiest highways in DFW could get even harder to navigate. The Dallas City Council is set to meet on Monday to talk about more road construction along the LBJ Freeway.

06/09/2014

In this photo illustration, a man refuels his car. (credit: Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Hold Steady Across Texas

AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price at the pump stands at $3.46 per gallon. Retail prices nationwide rose a penny this week to an average of $3.66 per gallon.

06/05/2014

The logo of American carmaker General Motors (GM) is seen at the opening of a car show. (credit: Getty Images/Nicholas Ratzenboeck/AFP)

GM CEO Blames Recall Woes On Incompetence

General Motors CEO Mary Barra said that 15 employees were fired and five others were disciplined over the company’s failure to disclose a defect with ignition switches.

06/05/2014

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8 Vehicles Earn Top Collision Warning Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested cars equipped with collision warning and automatic braking systems. It gave a “superior” rating to eight of vehicles.

05/29/2014

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