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Road construction crews work on a widening project. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

TxDOT Kicks Off Work Zone Awareness Week

You don’t have to drive far in North Texas to see some road construction, and TxDOT is trying to keep those areas safe for drivers and workers.

04/23/2012

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas. (credit: Jay Gormley/CBS 11 News)

Hunt Hill Bridge Opening Questionable, Speed Limits Set

Next week the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is set to open to vehicle traffic, but recent rains could force another delay.

03/21/2012

Rio Vista Crash Map

One Teen Dead, 3 Injured In Rio Vista Car Crash

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of a teenager in a Wednesday night car crash a homicide.

03/15/2012

An accident on an interstate. (credit: AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Speeding-Related Crashes On The Rise

More people are wearing seatbelts and fewer are driving drunk, but speeding continues to be a problem on roads and highways in Texas and across the nation.

03/08/2012

Watch Your Speed In Fort Worth

The city announced this week that the speed limit on certain streets will change.

02/28/2012

Evening rush hour traffic. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Speed Limit Increase Coming To Miles Of North Texas Interstate

Soon you will be able to drive 75 miles per hour, legally, on hundreds of miles of North Texas interstate.

01/26/2012

Trucks pass by a sign indicating the nighttime speed limit in West Texas. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Elimination Of Nighttime Speed Limit Among New Texas Laws

Want to catch a catfish by hand or shoot a feral hog from a helicopter? Want to keep driving the daytime speed limit after the sun goes down? You can do so legally in Texas starting Thursday.

08/31/2011

Trucks pass by a sign indicating the nighttime speed limit in West Texas. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Approves Raising Speed Limits To 75MPH

Texas drivers may soon be going faster. The state Senate has approved raising highway speed limits to 75 miles per hour in some areas.

05/23/2011

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Haltom City Residents Want To Halt Speeders

A Haltom City neighborhood is trying to put the brakes on speeders. They are asking for speed bumps, but the city is saying no.

05/17/2011

Trucks pass by a sign indicating the nighttime speed limit in West Texas. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

House Bill Would Eliminate Nighttime Speed Limit

The Texas House has approved legislation that would eliminate the slower nighttime speed limit of 65 mph.

04/15/2011

Evening rush hour traffic. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Debate Raising Speed Limit To 85 MPH

Driving 85 miles an hour could soon be a legal reality on some Texas highways. The state house has passed a bill that would give the Department of Transportation power to raise the speed limit.

04/07/2011

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Bend In Road Throwing Curve To Haslet Residents

On the road outside Chuck Jendel’s house things too often take a turn for the worse.
“I call it deadman’s curve,” says Jendel “I’ve had people go through my yard and through my driveway.”

CBSDFW.COM–12/08/2010

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