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Close-up video issued by DART show the inside of a paratransit van before a five-car pileup. (Credit: DART)

DART Releases Video From Inside Paratransit Van During Wreck

Hours after the DART paratransit van driver who caused a five-car pileup last month on the Dallas North Tollway was fired, transit officials have released video footage from inside the van.

07/10/2012

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Amid New Data, Dallas Mayor Rawlings Backs Toll Road Project

Mayor Mike Rawlings said he got the news he was looking for as TxDOT officially endorsed the Trinity Toll Road Project. Now he’s ready to move the project forward –– but opponents of the project want him to hit the brakes.

06/29/2012

CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley

‘Move Over Or Slow Down’ Law Includes Tow Trucks

Nine years ago the state passed the Move Over/Slow Down law, for police cars, ambulances and fire trucks that are on the side of the road, with their lights flashing. But many drivers may not know that last September the law was expanded to include tow trucks.

06/19/2012

An 18 wheeler slammed into the Dolphin Road bridge on June 10, 2012. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

TxDOT: Damaged I-30 Bridge Will Take A Week To Fix

Traffic on Interstate 30 East of Downtown Dallas is expected to remain snarled for at least a week following a fatal tractor trailer crash Sunday afternoon that badly damaged a bridge support. Cleanup from the crash continued well into Monday morning.

06/11/2012

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I-35W Drivers Invited To Sound Off At TxDOT Hearing

TxDOT is inviting residents to a public hearing Tuesday night. Citizens can find out more and comment on plans to widen Interstate-35W from I-30, up to North Loop 820 and beyond.

06/11/2012

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Texas Toll Road Could Have 85MPH Speed Limit

A new toll road, running from San Antonio to Austin, is set to soon open. While that may not be surprising, especially in Texas, the speed drivers may be allowed to travel has people talking.

06/07/2012

A road construction crew works on a widening project. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

More Texas Toll Roads Likely With Help From Congress

TX-DOT, along with the other agencies, nationwide are urging Congress to give them more freedom to seek alternative means of funding, including adding more toll roads.

06/01/2012

A wrong-way crash in Mesquite left five people dead, including three children, on May 30, 2012. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Relatives Remember Mother, Kids Killed In Fatal Mesquite Collision

Burned beyond recognition, a pick-up truck and an SUV sat on an isolated stretch of Interstate 20 in Mesquite Thursday morning.

05/31/2012

A driver buckles his seat belt before starting up his car. (credit: SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Holiday ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Enforcement Underway

Increased enforcement of the Click It or Ticket campaign starts today, and law enforcement officials across the state will be watching extra close for drivers, adult passengers and children who are not buckled up properly.

05/21/2012

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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

William Trussell, 63, is the former Italy High School band director and was charged with sexually assaulting a child. (Credit: Texas Department of Transportation)

Milford H.S. Band Director Charged With Sexual Assault Of A Child

Italy Police have charged the 63-year-old Milford High School band director with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student from 2004 to 2006, according to an arrest affidavit released Sunday.

04/08/2012

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

TxDOT: Funding Not To Blame For Rosedale Construction Lag

Orange barrels and barricades have become part of Rosedale Street’s landscape.

03/15/2012

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