Texas Saw 16% Spike In Deaths From Drivers, Passengers Not Wearing Seat Belts In 2020While there were fewer people on the roadways and fewer traffic crashes throughout the year, 2020 saw a spike in the number of fatalities overall and deaths of Texans from not wearing seat belts.
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.
DPS Increases Enforcement For Thanksgiving HolidayDPS Troopers will be increasing patrols beginning Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29.
640K GM Pickups Recalled Because Seat Belts Can Cause Carpet FiresConcerns about possible fires has General Motors recalling more than 640,000 pickup trucks because hot gas from a high-tech seat belt can ignite the carpeting.
More Than 1,000 Jam Park For Vigil For NY Limo Crash VictimsA ceremony for the victims of the limousine crash that killed 20 people brought more than 1,000 people to a riverside park in Amsterdam, New York.
Feds Investigate Ford F-150 Fires Possibly Caused By Seat BeltsU.S. safety investigators are looking into complaints of fires that may have been caused by the seat belts in Ford F-150 pickups.
Sporty Driving Could Disable Chrysler Minivan Seat BeltIf you drive your Chrysler minivan too fast and too furious, one of the second-row seat belts might unbuckle.
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.
Hyundai Recalls 978,000 Cars; Seat Belts Can Come LooseHyundai is recalling nearly 978,000 cars in the U.S. because the front seat belts could detach in a crash and fail to hold people.
U.S. Investigating Complaints Of Hyundai Sonata Seat Belt FailureU.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the front passenger seat belts can fail in about 313,000 Hyundai midsize cars.
Volvo Recalls 74,000 U.S. Vehicles To Fix Seat Belt ProblemVolvo is recalling about 74,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the front passenger seat belt may not hold people in a crash.
TxDOT Begins 'Click It Or Ticket' PushLaw enforcement agencies across Texas are part of a seat belt enforcement push from May 23 through June 5. Officials said that nearly 2,400 vehicle crashes last year in Texas involving unrestrained travelers resulted in 889 fatalities.
Child Fighting For Life After Siblings Die In CrashThe parents of a 4-year-old boy say he continues to cling to life after a car wreck killed his two siblings.
Holiday 'Click It Or Ticket' Enforcement UnderwayIncreased 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.
10-Year-Old Boy Ticketed For Improper Seat Belt UseAccording to the Texas boy's aunt, the officer said, "You were wearing your seat belt incorrectly. Sorry, but click it or ticket."