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Businesses Promise Traffic Ticket Help, State Warns Buyer Beware

No one likes to get a traffic ticket, much less spend any time or money taking care of it. That’s why there are new businesses popping up around the country that say they’ll handle everything for you.

CBS 11–09/09/2014

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New Program Lets Drivers Pay Warrants During Police Stop

A new approach by some police departments is saving officers time and money, and saving some drivers from a trip to jail! The new way of taking care of outstanding warrants is making life easier for a lot of North Texans.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2014

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Ticket Issued To Driver In Fatal Fort Worth Crash

The driver of a truck responsible for the death of a 16-year old student at Northwest High School has been issued a traffic ticket.

02/17/2014

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Woman Forced To Strip And Serve Jail Time For Overdue Ticket

A North Texas woman was handcuffed, stripped down and booked into jail – all because of an overdue traffic ticket. She lost the ticket and didn’t pay it right away. Despite those missteps, she also says she never expected a late fee or penalty to land her in jail.

CBSDFW.COM–10/24/2013

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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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School Bus Cameras Watching Drivers

Motorists in the city of Dallas who drive through school bus stop-arm warnings will soon have to dig into their pockets to pay for the infraction.

CBS 11–09/18/2012

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Dallas Leaders: Outstanding Fines A Multimillion $ Problem

If you are avoiding paying a ticket in Dallas, then you are part of what the city sees as a multimillion dollar problem. Of the $43 million worth of fines and ticket charges handed out last year, only $13 million was collected.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2012

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Sunnyvale Not Sunny For Speeders

Driving through Sunnyvale it’s hard to miss the orange cones. Construction projects are well underway and the town is proud of it’s recent growth, but it’s still a small town.

05/04/2012

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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

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Great Texas Warrant Roundup Begins Saturday

Today is a good day to think back and try to remember if you have an unpaid traffic ticket, because tomorrow is the sixth annual Texas warrant roundup.

02/24/2012

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NE Texas Woman Fighting Traffic Ticket That Isn’t Even Hers

A traffic stop six years ago has turned into a major legal headache for a Northeast Texas Mother, but she didn’t even get the ticket.

05/20/2011

Dallas County Sheriff's Deputy Richard McCann, who was honored for saving a motorist's life from a burning vehicle.

Dallas County Deputy Honored For Saving Man’s Life

A Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputy is being considered for one of his department’s highest awards after a daring rescue caught on video.

04/18/2011

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