On Friday afternoon, Kim Cope was driving along Beach Street in North Fort Worth on her lunch break when she was stopped at a police roadblock. After being ushered into a nearby parking lot, she was given a menu of options. "They were asking for cheek swabs," she told NBC 5. "They would give $10 fo ... More >>
Several months ago, researchers gathered 164 volunteers in College Station, Texas and Seattle, outfitted their cars with GPS devices, and had them fill out questionnaires detailing how they drive (i.e. if they speed up for yellow lights, drive drunk, miss road signs, and any number of other factors) ... More >>
Dallas is all about the hike-n-bike these days, what with Complete Streets and Better Blocks and Bike Plans and Pedestrian Bridges and whatever else will help us ease on down, ease on down the road. Good thing too, since walking 'round Dallas -- and Fort Worth and Arlington -- can be dangerous. T ... More >>
Allow me to quote from the source material: "In 2000, five percent (5%) of all drivers observed on Dallas area highways were using a handheld cell phone during the afternoon peak period." So notes Page 145 of a 266-page National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study completed in 2003 but made ... More >>
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