NHTSA: Cinco de Mayo Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently advertising their Cinco-de-Mayo-themed public safety campaign aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. Cinco de Mayo and the subsequent holiday weekend have become synonymous with festivities, partying and excessive drinking. This year, the NHTSA is calling on partygoers to make a plan… Read More

Super Bowl Sunday Safety

The Super Bowl is the nation’s most watched sporting event of the year. Whether you’re turning out for your favorite team or just watching for the commercials, make sure you have a game plan to get home safely. Planning for a sober ride home ahead of time is the best way to ensure you have… Read More

WF Teen’s Idea to Prevent Drunk Driving

A teen scientist from Wichita Falls is one of 10 finalists in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his drunk-driving prevention invention. According to the Business Insider, 13-year-old Krishna Reddy of Wichita Falls has invented a device that can tell when a driver has consumed alcohol or used other drugs based on how… Read More

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over on Labor Day

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a press release about their Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over safety campaign. More than 10,000 law enforcement agencies across the nation are taking part in a crackdown on drunk driving leading up to the Labor Day holiday weekend. Labor Day weekend, like many holiday… Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Drunk Driving Prevention

This year, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival falls on Saturday, March 14th. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the street celebration lasts until 10:30 p.m. Not only is St. Patrick’s Day notorious for green beer and other alcoholic beverages, it’s also, not surprisingly, associated with a spike in drunk driving related injury-causing and fatal… Read More

Head-on Collision near Lake Arrowhead

On Monday afternoon, a head-on collision sent one person to the hospital. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the wreck happened near Lake Arrowhead, close to the intersection of 1954 and 2606, at about 3:15 p.m. Apparently, the driver of a Hyundai passed a pickup truck in a no-passing area of the roadway. The driver… Read More