Texas Department of Public Safety

3:10 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Texas Safety Program Works to Make Roads Safe

Lead in text: 
US 83 is one of the longest north south routes in the United States, and it cuts through the heart of the high plains. When you’re on that long stretch, there are times you would swear you’re the only car in a sea of giant 18 wheelers. The Texas Department of Public Safety is working to ensure your safety by participating in National Roadcheck week.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is part of a nationwide commercial vehicle inspection program going on this week. The overall Roadcheck initiative