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TxDOT Makes Improvements to Combat Wrong-Way Crashes

TxDOT Makes Improvements to Combat Wrong-Way Crashes

Two busy North Texas freeways are getting new safety features to prevent deadly wrong-way collisions. Read More

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Monday, Dec 7, 2015
Texas' Wrong Way Drivers Get Federal Attention

Texas' Wrong Way Drivers Get Federal Attention

An NBC 5 investigation into wrong way drivers has caught the attention of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read More

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
TxDOT Promises Wrong-Way Changes After NBC 5 Investigation

TxDOT Promises Wrong-Way Changes After NBC 5 Investigation

TxDOT says 700 safety improvements are coming to Tarrant County roads just eight months after an NBC 5 investigation into wrong-way crashes. Read More

Monday, Aug 3, 2015
TxDOT Approves Lower 'Wrong Way' Signs to Curb Crashes

TxDOT Approves Lower 'Wrong Way' Signs to Curb Crashes

The Texas Department of Transportation makes a major change to help prevent the hundreds of wrong-way crashes that continue to take place on Texas roads. Read More

Monday, Feb 2, 2015
More Action Needed to Prevent Wrong-Way Crashes

More Action Needed to Prevent Wrong-Way Crashes

NBC 5 Investigates looks into what’s being done to prevent wrong-way crashes in North Texas. Read More

Sunday, Feb 1, 2015
Wrong-Way Crashes in Texas Are on the Rise

Wrong-Way Crashes in Texas Are on the Rise

An exclusive NBC 5 investigation reveals just how often wrong-way drivers kill and injure people on Texas highways. Read More

Awards

2015

Lone Star Emmy Awards, Lone Star Chapter
Investigative Report Single Story: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Military: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”
Education/Schools: “The Texas High School Helmet Tracker”

The RTDNA Gannett Foundation
Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism: “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises”

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Investigative Reporting
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Fire in the Attic"

National Edward R. Murrow Award
News Series
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Multimedia Project,
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

First Amendment Awards: Best Investigation, Broadcast Large Market
Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

Texas AP Broadcasters Award: Best Investigation
"Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

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