On Tuesday evening the Grand Prairie City Council unanimously voted to approve an ordinance banning texting, emailing, surfing the Internet or using social media while behind the wheel – even while sitting still.
While no U.S. state fully bans cell phone use while driving, a new report finds that many states are stepping up their efforts to fight distracted driving.
Get ready to dig a little deeper when you drive on a North Texas toll road. The North Texas Tollway Authority is instituting its biennial toll rate increase on July 1.
A nearly one mile stretch of road in Mansfield with a reputation for being over-crowded is about to get some safety improvements: extra lanes for drivers.
Officials with Dallas Area Rapid transit (DART) are optimistic they’ll see a bump in ridership because of spiking gasoline prices. Gas prices have been on the rise for more than a month and public transportation systems across North Texas have seen an increase in passengers.
One of the newer smartphone options, designed to make driving safer, may not actually help.
Not that you shouldn’t do it all the time anyway, but drivers in Fort Worth are being advised to buckle up and watch your speed. The Fort Worth Police Department has just beefed up its street patrols.
In just a short while North Texas will start getting the first of what is expected to be drenching rain. That means drivers will need to be extra cautious when getting behind the wheel.
This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving. And health officials behind the study think the number is probably higher.
Education is the most important way of helping teens — or anyone, really — become safe drivers. CBS 11 News traffic reporter Whitney Drolen learned some safe driving tips from the experts.
Jamie Nash doesn’t remember the text, but her terror was caught on tape when she crashed her car near Ennis two years ago.
A recent review found older drivers face a hodgepodge of state licensing rules that reflect scientific uncertainty and public angst over a growing question: How can we tell if it’s time to give up the keys?