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Fatal Crashes

Two Chevrolet Cobalts are displayed. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Dealers Have Recommendation Until GM Recall Fix Is Ready

There are new concerns about the current General Motors recall that affects some 1.6 million vehicles worldwide. GM car owners in North Texas are already calling dealerships, searching for a fix, but the fix isn’t ready.

CBSDFW.COM–02/26/2014

The 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe on display. (credit: Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images)

GM Adds 842,000 Vehicles To Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.

02/25/2014

A young child wanders next to cars destroyed in an accident. (credit: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/GettyImages)

NTSB Wants Safety Technologies Standard On All Vehicles

The government should require automakers to make the latest collision prevention technologies standard equipment on all new cars and trucks, a move that could reduce fatal highway accidents by more than half.

11/14/2012

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TxDOT Signs To Regularly Display Traffic Death Numbers

The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping that a sobering new message on highway digital message boards will help save lives in the state. The advisory flashing on the boards lets drivers know that 1,785 people have died on Texas roads this year.

08/21/2012

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Study: More People Die In Car Crashes On Tax Day

With “Tax Day” looming on April 17, many Americans are adding stress to their lives by trying to file their returns in time. But can that stress kill you?

04/11/2012

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TxDOT Encouraging Distracted Driving Awareness

The Texas Department of Transportation has started a campaign to stop distracted driving. TxDOT is saying simply – Talk. Text. Crash.

04/10/2012

Macie Hooten, 9, was killed in an accident along the 121 Tollway service road on June 8, 2011. (credit: Carrollton-FB ISD)

Tow Truck Driver Traumatized After Fatal Frisco Crash

They were just two drivers, on the same stretch of road, who crossed paths because of a tragic and unforeseen circumstance. Wednesday night the driver of a tow truck slammed into a car carrying a mother and her two daughters.

06/09/2011

Two cars involved in a deadly crash in McKinney, involving the vehicles and a street sweeper. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

1 Dead After Mustangs Crash Into McKinney Street Sweeper

One person is dead and four others injured after an early Monday morning crash in McKinney that involved two cars and a street sweeper. Police believe street racing was involved.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2011

Worst Drivers in America

Could your political affiliation determine what kind of driver your are?

09/29/2010