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The Often Overlooked Cause of Work Zone Crashes

This summer thousands will enjoy road trips to the tristate’s various summer  vacation destinations, bringing an influx of traffic and sometimes, headaches.  The Department of Transportation (DOT) regularly publishes information about what drivers should and shouldn’t do in work zones. This summer the DOT is pushing drivers to “obey the orange,” which means obey the -->

Speeding: A Good Decision? Get the Facts

Everyone speeds once in a while, especially new teen drivers. Check out these facts and decide if speeding is really a good idea: For every one mile per hour a car is moving, it travels 1.46 feet per second! Traveling at a speed of just 40 miles per hour, your car will move nearly 118 -->

How to Drive Safely as Speed Limits Soar

A 41-mile stretch of Texas State Highway 130 that connects Austin and San Antonio now has a speed limit of 85 mph, the highest in the country. Highway speed limits are creeping up nationwide, with 80 mph limits appearing elsewhere in Texas and Utah, and 70 mph limits becoming common across much of the country. -->