Report: Despite Fewer People On Roadways, Risky Driving And Fatal Crashes Surged In 2020COVID-19 may have lead to fewer people on the roads, but new data shows that during the first six months of the pandemic riskier driving surged and resulted in an uptick in fatal crashes.
Icy Roads In Parts Of DFW Metroplex; Over 250 Accidents ReportedMore than four dozen crashes were reported Thursday morning throughout the DFW Metroplex after freezing drizzle coated overpasses and bridges.
Antiquated Fence Laws Cause Liability Confusion In Car-Cattle CollisionsAs the population of North Texas has grown, so has the number of car collisions involving stray livestock. These accidents often cause thousands of dollars in damage and in some cases can be fatal.
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.
Investigation Of Ford Fusion Steering Wheels That May Loosen, DetachU.S. regulators are investigating complaints that steering wheels can come loose or fall off in the Ford Fusion, a midsize sedan.
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.
Construction Leading To Crashes In Fort Worth?Unfortunately, police don't have a solution other than to tell people to drive carefully and be safe.
Army Grounds Aircraft After Recent CrashesThe Army on Thursday grounded all aircraft in active-duty units across the country for the next five days in order to review safety and training procedures after two deadly helicopter crashes over the past two weeks.
Police: Multi-County Car-Stealing Spree Started In IrvingCommerce Police say the man stole several cars and crashed all of them.
Government Wants To Make Cars Talk To Each Other The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.
GM Crash Victim Payment Plan Won't Have Limit When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors' plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he'll have an open wallet.
Dallas Amps Up Crews, Continues To Treat Icy RoadsBy Sunday evening, Dallas road conditions were at the worst all day.
'Move Over' Laws Keep 1st Responders Safe, Hard To EnforceBetween Monday night and Tuesday morning, emergency crews responded to nearly 700 accidents across the Metroplex. And as is evident after a Dallas firefighter was killed, responding to those crashes can put first responders in jeopardy.
Snow & Frigid Temps Wreak Havoc On RoadwaysSnowfall, that began to pick up speed just as thousands of people headed out into it, caused headaches for commuters and congested roadways in Collin County.
More Troopers On Patrol For Drunk Drivers This July 4thWhile the Independence Day holiday isn't until next week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is gearing up to put more highway patrol officers, conducting more drunk driving patrols.