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Recent Bus Crash Underscores Continued DWI Problems

Oct 26, 2018

Recent Bus Crash Underscores Continued DWI Problems

In a frighteningly close call, a man faces charges for Intoxication Assault after crashing into the side of a Conroe ISD school bus on the night of October 13th in The Woodlands. 35 people were on board, including members of the Conroe High School girls volleyball team. ABC Eyewitness News reported 7 people were taken…

Insurance Claims After A Storm

Aug 3, 2018

Insurance Claims After A Storm

In 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck a devastating blow to residents in Conroe, Montgomery County and many of the surrounding Houston communities. Now that people and local businesses are getting back on their feet, there may be a lot of questions about filing insurance claims. Whether you’re a homeowner who has suffered from roof or wind…

Montgomery County DUI Fatalities: Leading the State

Oct 15, 2017

Montgomery County DUI Fatalities:  Leading the State

A recent article out of The Conroe Courier reported that Montgomery County is still leading the state for most DUI fatalities per capita. According to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Montgomery County has topped the list almost every year since 2010 for counties with a population of 500,000 or greater. Montgomery County is unique, because…

Fall Motorcycle Safety in Conroe

Oct 9, 2017

Fall Motorcycle Safety in Conroe

During the cooler Fall months, more motorcycle riders take to the roads in Texas and across the nation. Drivers in Conroe are reminded to safely share the road with all other roadway users, including motorcyclists. Motorcycles are entitled to the same level of safety and respect that all other vehicles get. A Conroe man was…

Texas Texting While Driving Ban

Oct 8, 2017

Texas Texting While Driving Ban

On September 1, 2017, the texting while driving ban went into effect across the State of Texas. Prior to the ban, Texas had been one of the last remaining states to lack any statewide legislation against this dangerous distracted driving behavior. The Star-Telegram recently reported on the upcoming statewide texting-while-driving ban. Under the new law,…

Boat Crashes on Lake Conroe

Jul 26, 2017

Boat Crashes on Lake Conroe

Public safety officials and advocates are calling on boaters to play it safe this summer and all yearlong. Lake Conroe has been named the deadliest lake in Texas, and boating crashes involving negligence, alcohol use and other preventable factors are a huge part of the problem. 10-Year-Old Injured and Parents Killed in Lake Conroe Boat Crash…

Tips for Summer Road Trip Safety

Jun 21, 2017

Tips for Summer Road Trip Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued a consumer advisory about Summer Road Trip Safety. They’ve got a variety of pre-trip tips to help ensure motorists have safe and happy summer road trips. In addition to a comprehensive pre-trip checklist, the NHTSA also has tips for staying safe on the roadways this…

Summer Bicycle Safety for Kids

May 22, 2017

Summer Bicycle Safety for Kids

With the school year coming to an end and warmer weather on the way, children in Conroe and across Texas will soon be taking to neighborhood roads and sidewalks on their bicycles. Since May is Bicycle Safety Month, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is raising awareness about the importance of bicycle safety for…

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 19, 2017

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging drivers to Share the Road with motorcyclists this month. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Motorcycle riders remain one of the most vulnerable roadway user groups, and motorcycle crash fatalities are on the rise nationwide. The NHTSA is quick to remind roadway users that motorcyclists…

TxDOT’s “Plan While You Can” Campaign

May 11, 2017

TxDOT’s “Plan While You Can” Campaign

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is publicizing their “Plan While You Can” safety campaign, which is focused on saving lives and preventing drunk-driving crashes across the state. This anti-drunk-driving campaign is primarily focused on younger drivers who engage in alcohol-related festivities during spring or summer break. The “Plan While You Can” campaign is raising…