I-Team: Despite Less Traffic, There Have Been More Deadly Crashes In North Texas During PandemicWith less congestion on the roadways, drivers had the opportunity to travel faster and they did. So when crashes happened, they were more likely to be fatal.
New Study Says Electronic Braking And Warning Systems Could Prevent 40% Of Big Rig Rear-End CrashesAccording to a new study, safety features like automatic emergency braking and forward collision warnings could prevent more than 40% of some rear-end crashes.
Irving Fire Department Using Old Equipment To Protect First Responders On Roadsides“Distracted drivers, the speed they have on the roadways nowadays – this is the most dangerous part of our job,” Irving Fire Battalion Chief Robert McWilliams said.
US Traffic Safety Agency Investigating Tesla Sudden Acceleration ComplaintsCustomers have made claims their Tesla has suddenly accelerated on it's own, now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating.
More Questions About Tesla's Autopilot After 3 Crashes & 3 DeathsAfter three deadly crashes involving Tesla vehicles the company’s autopilot driving system is facing increased scrutiny.
Dozens Of Vehicles Crash On Foggy Texas InterstateA Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson said no one was killed in the accidents Wednesday morning in Atascosa County near the community of Campbellton, about 50 miles south of San Antonio.
Electronic Driving Systems Don't Always Work, Tests ShowTesting by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.
Emergency Roadway Repairs Continues On Interstate-35EThe record rain and cold is causing the pavement to come apart on roadways in parts of North Texas.
Part Of I-35E Surface Separates In Carrollton; Potholes A Big Problem On I-820 In Fort WorthThat separation caused several bad crashes, even causing a police officer's car to be damaged in a crash.
Study: Adults Less Likely To Use Seat Belts In Back Seat Of CarsA new survey reveals more than a quarter of adults admit they don't always buckle up in the back seat.
Study Links Legalized Pot With Increase In Car Crash ClaimsA recent insurance study by the Highway Loss Data Institute links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana.
Freezing Rain Causes Crashes, Closures In Southern PlainsA thick glaze of ice covered roads from Oklahoma to southern Illinois on Friday amid a winter storm that caused numerous wrecks, forced cancellation of schools, grounded flights and prompted dire warnings for people to stay home.
Fiat Chrysler Gearshift Probe Finds 266 Crashes, 68 InjuriesA government investigation into confusing gear shifters like the one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin found 266 crashes that injured 68 people.
Chain Reaction Crash Snarls Traffic On Highway 75One of the biggest problem spots Friday was in Collin County. A pile up there, along Highway 75, snarled traffic for hours. The crash happened just north of McKinney in the town of Melissa.
Even Police Needed Some Help In The IceMore traffic issues in Tarrant County Monday night as roads froze again.