Traffic Laws

Texas Bill Would Allow Motorcyclists To Lane SplitOne of the latest proposals by some Texas lawmakers to help alleviate traffic congestion is to legalize lane splitting. Lane splitting allows motorcyclists to pass vehicles by riding in-between lanes of traffic.
Frisco Citizen Warning Drivers About "Cops Ahead"A warning for people in Frisco, but this one is coming from a citizen rather than police. The sign that in big, block letters says “COPS AHEAD” speaks for itself and can be read day or night.
Resident Records School Zone “Chaos” Outside Middle SchoolResidents say the chaos happens like clockwork – a North Texas school zone turns into a danger zone twice a day. Neighbors describe a Wild, Wild West type of situation outside Spence Middle School.
DPD Blames Impatient Drivers, But Say Officer Caused 635 MayhemDallas police blame inpatient drivers and acknowledge one of their own officers for causing a chaotic scene along I-635 in Dallas Tuesday.
Safety Council: Traffic Deaths Surged In 2012Traffic fatalities surged 5 percent last year, according to an analysis of preliminary state data, putting an end to a seven-year decline in which the number of annual traffic deaths reached their lowest level in more than six decades.
Local PD Has More Officers Watching You DriveNot 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.
Elimination Of Nighttime Speed Limit Among New Texas LawsWant 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.
State Lawmakers Debate Raising Speed Limit To 85 MPHDriving 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.
The Great Texas Warrant Roundup Happening This WeekendA lot of North Texans are scrambling to pay up Friday, as law enforcement agencies get ready for 'The Great Texas Warrant Roundup'.
Cockrell Hill Police Accused Of Harassing Beer BarnsThe owner of a beer barn says that police are doing excessive patrols.
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