Monthly Archives: June 2015

Burkburnett Police Officer Injured in Crash

On Wednesday night, a Burkburnett Police Officer and two other people were injured after a crash on Interstate 44. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened on I-44, near the Bacon Switch Road exit. Apparently, a driver hit a motorcyclist from behind and lost control of her car. Her vehicle then overturned in… Read More

NHTSA on 15-Passenger Van Safety

Church groups, summer camps, community organizations and other clubs frequently use 15-passenger vans for summer time trips. They’re larger than traditional passenger occupant vehicles, so they can move more people. They’re a popular choice for a variety of reasons, but they’re not without their own set of risks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)… Read More

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Wichita County

On Friday night, a collision involving a car and a motorcycle in Wichita County took the life of an Electra man. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened sometime before 10:00 p.m., on the 7800 block of Seymour Highway. The 58-year-old motorcycle rider, Willie Potter, was headed eastbound on his Kawasaki when a… Read More

House Fire in Wichita Falls

Earlier this week, a house fire in Wichita Falls sent a man and his son to the hospital. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the fire started sometime around 4:00 a.m., on the 500 block of Austin Street. Jerry Roberts Senior, 75 years old, and his son Jerry Roberts Junior, 52 years old, were both… Read More

Deadly Semi Truck Accidents on The Rise

CBS recently reported on the disturbing news that deadly semi truck accidents are on the rise. According to federal investigators, a large portion of truck accidents are due to trucks traveling at higher constant speeds than their tires are rated for. Most large truck tires are not rated to handle speeds over 75 miles per… Read More

Commercial Trucking Safety Compliance

This week, inspectors and investigators with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) have been participating in Roadcheck 2015. According to KFDX News Channel Three, Roadcheck is an annual three-day enforcement event to increase safety compliance of motor carriers, vehicles, drivers, cargo and security in the commercial trucking and bus industry. This year, Roadcheck 2015… Read More