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You Just Witnessed a Car Wreck: Here’s How to Handle It

November 21, 2016

By Grant J. Rogers, Associate Attorney In Texoma, citizens look out for one another. Whether it’s a crisis related to criminal activity, inclement weather, or even a family burdened with unexpected medical bills—our community comes together. If you’re crossing the Red River on I-44, or perhaps traveling down Kemp Blvd. in Wichita Falls, and you…

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 21, 2016

It’s no secret that distracted driving is a dangerous and deadly epidemic in the United States. We hear about injury causing and fatal distracted driving crashes on an almost daily basis. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and public safety agencies in Texas and across the nation are doing everything they can to get…

Doughnut Distraction Crash in OKC

January 21, 2016

Earlier this week, a man in Oklahoma City crashed into a truck in an apparent doughnut-distraction related incident. According to KFOR News Channel Four, the collision happened overnight in Oklahoma City just as a man was pulling out of the Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot near northwest 39th and Meridian. As he was pulling into the…

OK Bans Texting While Driving

November 5, 2015

Starting November 1, 2015, drivers who are caught texting behind the wheel in Oklahoma will be facing a $100 fine. The Oklahoman reported on the implementation of the new texting-while-driving ban. House Bill 1965 was signed into law earlier this year, and officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) have been getting the word out…

Archer City Teens Learn About Distracted Driving

April 28, 2015

Last Wednesday, teens in Archer City participated in an event to help raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. According to KFDX News Channel 3, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) brought a distracted driving simulator to a school in Archer City. Students were able to simulate various distracted driving situations from…

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 7, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently participating in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. During the entire month of April, they will be publicizing the “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” safety campaign that raises awareness about the dangers and costs associated with texing while driving. Public service announcements in English and Spanish…

Potential Texting While Driving Ban in Texas

February 6, 2015

Families from across the state gathered in Austin on Tuesday to raise awareness about the twin bills that could ban texting while driving in Texas. According to a Texas Tribune article reported on by KFDX News Channel Three, over 30 families showed up at the Capitol to meet with lawmakers about the proposed bills. Banning…

Fatal Wreck on Highway 287

June 17, 2014

Last week, a fatal wreck involving one vehicle happened on Highway 287. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the crash happened between Fisher Road and Hammon Road. A white Chevy SUV traveling northbound on 287 crashed into a light pole and concrete divider after apparently losing control. First responders were swiftly on the scene. The…

No Charges Against Driver Who Struck Children on Horseback

April 28, 2014

KFDX News Channel Three has recently reported on the new developments involving a fatal wreck that involved a pickup truck and a horse last summer. The criminal grand jury decided there was insufficient evidence to indict the driver of the truck. The wreck happened last July on McFall Road, just north of Highway 258. One…

Hit-and-Run Crash on Flood Street

April 15, 2014

Last Thursday night, a hit-and-run crash injured at least one person in Wichita Falls. The wreck happened at the intersection of Redwood Avenue and Flood Street. At about 9:15 p.m., a driver in a Mercury Grand Marquis heading south on Redwood Avenue failed to stop at a stop sign. The Grand Marquis t-boned a Chevrolet…