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.
The city announced this week that the speed limit on certain streets will change.
Soon you will be able to drive 75 miles per hour, legally, on hundreds of miles of North Texas interstate.
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.
Texas drivers may soon be going faster. The state Senate has approved raising highway speed limits to 75 miles per hour in some areas.
A Haltom City neighborhood is trying to put the brakes on speeders. They are asking for speed bumps, but the city is saying no.
The Texas House has approved legislation that would eliminate the slower nighttime speed limit of 65 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.
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.”
Speed limits are still on the table as the city of Dallas looks at possible ways to make running and biking trails safer.