Transportation

DWI Arrest: Don’t Say No

Posted on · The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the Fourth of July is the number one holiday for alcohol-related fatal crashes, even deadlier than the New Year's holiday.  For that reason, Texans will notice an increased presence of law enforcement this weekend, as part of an aggressive crackdown on impaired drivers. Pat Hernandez has more.

Transportation

Never Again Rita-type Logjam

Posted on · Traffic was a nightmare along I-45 during the Hurricane Rita evacuation in 2005. That experience led to TranStar creating an extensive traffic monitoring system using Bluetooth technology. Officials say it is accurate, cost-effective, and non-intrusive. Pat Hernandez has more.

Transportation

"Talk Text Crash" TxDOT Launches Distracted Driving Campaign

Posted on · The Texas Department of Transportation launched its "Talk Text Crash" campaign at the University of Houston today. TxDOT hopes the month-long campaign will raise more awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. As Wendy Siegle reports, students were able to get behind the wheel of a driving simulator to see how easy it is to lose control when sending a text.