National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

You Would Not Drive Intoxicated, Why Drive Intexticated! April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The American Automobile Association (AAA) has launched a distracted driving awareness campaign titled Don’t Drive Intoxicated, Don’t Drive Intexticated. The message is that driving distracted can be as dangerous as driving drunk.  In a study done by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety researchers found that even using a hands-free system or texting when you are stopped at a light can produce a ‘hangover’ effect where your mind stays distracted for up to 27 seconds after […]

DPS Reminds Texans to Prepare Ahead of Winter Weather

With another round of winter weather predicted to make its way to parts of Texas this weekend, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to remind Texans to make preparations now for potentially hazardous weather still to come this season. “Weather in Texas can be hazardous and unpredictable,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “It’s important to be prepared for winter weather and take steps now to ensure you’re ready for whatever comes your way — […]