Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 2100 block of State Highway 30 East where burglars entered a building and took property and a vehicle. An…

  • Commissioners Discuss Repairs for Weigh Station

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Tuesday, commissioners discussed taking action on bids for repairs to the weigh station on I-45 in Precinct #4. The County derives revenue from the weigh station. DPS officer John Pierce…

  • Wednesday Afternoon Accident Left New Waverly Resident in Critical Condition Last Night

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Fire and EMS units were dispatched at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon after several 911 callers reported a serious accident on Highway 75 near the…

  • New Driver Course to Combat Distracted Driving

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced a new one-hour driving course to educate drivers on the dangers of distracted driving.  The Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD) course will be required for certain…

  • DPS Urges Texans to Use Caution in Summer Heat

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees and above in many…

  • DPS Releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment

    This week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) released the Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview and update of gang activity in Texas.   DPS Director Steven McCraw…

  • DPS Commercial Roadcheck Inspections Top 8,000

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) inspected 8,182 commercial motor vehicles as part of Roadcheck 2017, a national inspection initiative held annually aimed at enhancing commercial motor vehicle safety. The three-day inspection effort took…

  • DPS: Leaving Children in Vehicles Can Be Deadly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is warning residents that warmer weather places children at greater risk of injury or death if left unattended in a vehicle. Every year children die from heatstroke after…

  • Roadcheck 2017 Underway

    Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers, inspectors and investigators are conducting intensified commercial vehicle inspections through June 8th as part of Roadcheck 2017, an annual three-day enforcement effort across North America to increase motor…

  • DPS Enhances Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join law enforcement efforts across the state during the Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. From Friday, May 26, through Monday, May…