TxDOT says since Nov. 7, 2000, at least one person has died on Texas roadways every single day. That's 66-thousand deaths, and many of them could have been prevented. There are at least five things we can do to bring this horrible streak to an end.
Runners can do their best to make safe choices crossing the road and staying to the right, but there comes a point when we have to forge ahead and trust East Texas drivers not to hit us. Maybe we shouldn't.
Speeders and aggressive drivers might be the obvious ones to get traffic tickets, but officers are also looking for slow drivers and those folks will get a ticket in a certain situation. This is the one time that speeding up can actually help you avoid a citation.
When Texas crews are building roads, you have to wonder what odd things they come across while they're moving dirt. The latest discovery was way more than earthworms and compacted beer cans. This was an ancient Indian artifact that some say had a tremendous value for the culture in 900 A.D.
When we head out on an awesome summer vacation, the last thing we want to worry about is getting in a nasty wreck. Texas has some crazy traffic, and there's one road in particular where drivers experience the most crashes. Here's the big heads up.
And while we're at it, we'll give you the most dangerous roads in Louisiana and Arkansas too, in case you're headed that way.
Maybe you saw the article this week that highlighted how much money we spend each year on pothole-related problems.
Potholes are a huge problem all over the country, causing dents, scrapes, and flat tires. If you know of a pothole in Lufkin that needs to be fixed, here's how you can report it.