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Crash Tests Set To Gauge Safety Of Highway Guardrails

The Federal Highway Administration said Wednesday that crash tests involving guardrails made by Trinity Industries Inc. will be done by mid-January at an independent lab in San Antonio.

11/12/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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NHTSA Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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$1 Million Insurance Policy For Oklahoma Accident

CBS 11 I-Team Investigative Reporter Mireya Villarreal dug into Quickway’s past, sorting through crash reports and federal inspections.

09/29/2014

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Dover Speedway Installs Catch Fence For 2015 NASCAR Season

Dover International Speedway started work Monday on a new catch fence that will be installed in time for the 2015 NASCAR season.

09/29/2014

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DeSoto High School Taking Part In Sports Concussion Study

The DeSoto High School Eagle’s football team is taking part in a season-long study focusing on sports-related concussions.

09/26/2014

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Hundreds Attend Plano Police Crime Safety Meeting

The biggest crime safety meeting ever held in Plano happened Wednesday night. The size of the crowd showed just how much the disappearance of a 23-year-old woman has affected those who live and work in the area.

CBSDFW.COM–09/24/2014

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More Than 100 Expected To Attend Plano Crime Safety Meeting

An event in Plano is drawing huge interest. But it’s a gathering that people wish they didn’t have to attend. A conference room at the Marriott will be the site of what’s expected to be the biggest crime safety meeting the city has ever held.

CBSDFW.COM–09/17/2014

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Woman Sips Toxic Tea At Dickey’s Barbeque & Survives

“It was a fire that was just, it was just all-consuming in my mouth,” Jan Harding, 67, told reporters Friday afternoon.

08/29/2014

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SMU Adds Kevlar-Fortified Liners To Football Helmets

The Mustangs announced a multiyear partnership with Unequal Technologies for the helmet liner and other body protection gear.

08/26/2014

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NBA Unveils New Rules To Make Baselines Safer

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.

08/26/2014

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