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Truck Drivers or Cars — Who Creates More of a Safety Concern on Texas Roads?

Posted on · (Above: L-R Lt. Craig Cummings from Texas DPS, Lt. Julie Zogg of HPD, Sgt. Chapel Love of HPD and Capt. David Verastegui, of Texas DPS. Photo: Abner Fletcher, Houston Public Media)  We’ve talked about various aspects of driving in Houston, including a conversation back in September 2014 about a Houston Chronicle investigation looking at a […]

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How Much Do Houston’s Bad Roads Cost You Each Year?

Posted on · A study released last week by the national transportation research group TRIP suggests poor conditions on Houston roads cost drivers here, on average, nearly $1,900 a year. The study evaluates current conditions, usage and funding for Texas highways. We learn more about the study from Rocky Moretti, Director of Policy and Research for TRIP.