Automotive

AAA: hanging face masks on rearview mirrors can be dangerous

Impaired visibility was the cause of 3,447 crashes in Texas in 2019

Under the current mandate signed by Governor Abbott requiring Texans to wear facial coverings in public, many people have wisely decided to keep their masks in their car for easy access on the go. Some hang their face mask from…

U.S. cities with the worst roads

By forcing many Americans to stay home, COVID-19 created a rare opportunity for states to accelerate much-needed road repairs without interrupting daily commutes. 

Governor Abbott welcomes Tesla to Texas

Company Selects Southeast Travis County For New Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Plant

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement after Tesla announced the construction of Gigafactory Texas in southeast Travis County—an electric vehicle manufacturing facility that will create at least 5,000 new jobs and generate over $1 billion in…

Share the road: look twice for motorcycles

The six-month period from May through October is the deadliest for motorcycle riders

AUSTIN – Cuero Police Department want to remind drivers to keep a look out for motorcycleist. On average, one motorcyclist dies every day on Texas roads, and transportation officials are urging Texans to exercise caution and limit distractions while on…

TxDOT launches motorcycle safety campaign

Last year 412 motorcyclists died and 1,812 were seriously injured on Texas roads

 AUSTIN ­– On average, one motorcyclist dies every day on Texas roads, and transportation officals are urging Texans to exercise caution and limit distractions while on the road, as traffic increases during the summer months. The Texas Department of…

New campaign has missing children on gas pumps

If you have information about a missing or exploited child call 1-800-the-lost.​

VICTORIA, Texas - A new campaign will put the faces of missing children front and center this summer while you're pumping your gas.​ The national center for missing & exploited children is working with several groups to feature missing children…

Fire totals a home for a family of four

Three vehicles were also burned in the fire

VICTORIA, Texas - A Family in Victoria County escaped a fire early Friday morning. At 12:39 a.m. volunteer fire departments from all around Victoria County came together to help put out a home fire. The cause of the fire is…

July is "Watch your car month"

Remember Lock your cars, remove valuables and take your keys

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority has deemed July “Watch Your Car Month” So far, this month there are 17 reported burglaries of vehicles. All were unsecured and all had valuable property inside. Included in the…