TxDPS Press Release

Center Man Dies Following Auto-Pedestrian Crash in Nacogdoches County

May 1, 2021 - Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated an auto-pedestrian crash early this morning on SH 7, about two miles east of Nacogdoches.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 1:25 a.m., a pedestrian was reportedly struck in the westbound lanes of SH 7. The driver that struck the pedestrian failed to stop at the scene of the crash and has not been located.

DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

July 14, 2020 – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists during the summer months that the department is continuing its enforcement efforts across Texas focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas, with several operations planned in July. One of those operations will take place in the Lufkin area throughout the day on Wednesday, July 15.

DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

February 19, 2020 – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is continuing their enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas, with several operations planned in February. One of those operations will take place in the Beaumont District throughout the day on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The Department of Transportation will be participating in a non-enforcement capacity.

DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

December 17, 2019 Lufkin – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is continuing their enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas, with several operations planned in December. One of those operations will take place in Beaumont District throughout the day on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The Department of Transportation will be participating in a non-enforcement capacity.

DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

April 17, 2019 Lufkin – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is continuing their enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas, with several operations planned in April. One of those operations will take place in Beaumont District throughout the day on Wednesday, April 17. The Department of Transportation will be participating in a non-enforcement capacity.

DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

September 19, 2018 Lufkin – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is conducting enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas, with several operations planned in August. Operations will take place in the Houston, Bryan, Rosenberg, Conroe, Liberty, Cleveland, Huntsville, Beaumont, Matagorda, Columbus, Lufkin, and Jasper areas throughout the day on Wednesday, September 19.

DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

June 19, 2018 Lufkin – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is beginning enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas, with several operations planned in June. One of those operations will take place in Lufkin District throughout the day on Wednesday, June 20. The Department of Transportation will be participating in a non-enforcement capacity.

DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement Task Force Wednesday

March 20, 2018 Lufkin – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is beginning enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas, with several operations planned in March. One of those operations will take place in Angelina County on Wednesday, March 21, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The DPS-led task force includes the Texas Department of Transportation.

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