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Governor Considers Special Session On Highway Funding

Governor Perry and state lawmakers are considering using a special session to deal with the issue of funding new road construction in Texas.

05/28/2013

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One North Texas Officer Says Ticket Quotas Do Exist…And It May Be A Ticket To A Trophy

The sound of the siren. The lights in your mirror. You know the feeling …and you know what’s next.

05/20/2013

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Recommendation To Lower Blood Alcohol Driving Limit Draws Mixed Reaction

Every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

05/14/2013

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‘Don’t Mess With Texas’ Getting New Trash Can Look

The iconic “Don’t Mess with Texas” campaign has a new look with red, white and blue specially designed trash cans.

04/03/2013

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Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Discussed

Transportation officials are studying the feasibility of adding high speed passenger rail service to alleviate road congestion along an 850-mile corridor extending from Oklahoma City into South Texas.

03/31/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

DPS Troopers Out In Force Friday For Spring Break

Texas troopers will be out in force on Friday at the start of spring break as part of an increased effort against drunken driving.

03/05/2013

A police officer makes a traffic stop. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Local PD Has More Officers Watching You Drive

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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2013

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Take Extra Caution When Driving In Rain & High Water

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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/08/2013

The snow falling in Dallas, looking north from Hwy. 75 and Churchhill Way. (credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

Emergency Crews Still Busy Despite Snow Blowing Away

North Texas roads looked much better the day after Christmas than they did just 24 hours earlier. But emergency crews and truck drivers are among the busy workers who know – until the ice in the area is gone – they’ll have a lot to do out there.

12/26/2012

Morning Commute Expected To Be An Ugly One

As night fell on a day where 2-3 inches also fell across North Texas, many municipalities had one thing on their mind, the day after Christmas commute.

12/25/2012

A highway sign advises motorists to the dangerous driving conditions. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Road Crews Across North Texas Ready For A White Christmas

The Texas Department of Transportation isn’t letting the holidays get them blue. They are already out treating roads as potentially snowy weather moves in.

12/24/2012

The badge and uniform of a Texas State trooper. (FILE) (credit: Getty Images/Chris Hondros)

TxDOT Holiday P.A.S.S. Encourages Sober Driving

Law enforcement officials across the state want you to treat yourself to a Holiday P.A.S.S. TxDOT is encouraging that everyone have a Person Appointed to Stay Sober this holiday season.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2012

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