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Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 30, 2017 - An estimated 1 in 5 traffic crashes in Texas is caused by distracted driving, and the problem is getting worse. As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Talk, Text, Crash” campaign to remind drivers to stay focused on the road. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) May 3, 2016 - “Click It or Ticket.” It’s simple, it’s the law and it’s a reminder from the Texas Department of Transportation that seat belts save lives. “With Memorial Day weekend and the summer vacation season approaching, we’re urging people to buckle their seat belts every time they get in their vehicle,” said TxDOT Executive Director James Bass. “Every person in a vehicle – front seat or back seat – needs to buckle up. Not only is it the law, but seat belts save lives.” Read more
Dallas,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 20, 2016 - Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD), the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and Power of Parents® program National Presenting Sponsor Nationwide and National Supporting Partner GM Foundation join together to empower parents with the information and tools they need to talk with their kids and teens about the dangers of underage drinking and encourage them to never ride with a drinking driver. Read more
Dallas,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 1, 2016 - Throughout April, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will join with partners across the state to conduct activities and workshops to urge parents to talk with their children about alcohol and to never ride with a driver who has been drinking. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) September 14, 2015 - The Texas Department of Transportation offers free child safety seat checks at the agency’s 25 statewide district offices and encourages all caregivers to make an appointment as part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 13-19. TxDOT reminds all Texans that properly restraining their children while riding in vehicles is an everyday, year-round responsibility. It’s also the law. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 27, 2015 - As spring weather draws more motorcyclists onto Texas roadways, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign to reduce crashes and save lives. The campaign – part of National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May – urges drivers to be extra cautious, because motorcyclists are more difficult to see and less protected than other motorists. Read more