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Texans Reminded to Stay Vigilant, Report Suspicious Activity to Authorities

In the wake of the recent bomb explosions in Texas that have killed two and injured several other victims, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging all Texans to remain vigilant and to immediately report any suspicious activity to authorities. If a situation requires an emergency response, call 911. Do NOT approach ...

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Restaurant Inspections – February 2018

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for the month of February 2018 American Legion Score:  100 1919 American Legion Drive No Critical Violations Observed Bar T Travel Center Score:  82 601 State Hwy 75 North #B Improper Cold Hold Sanitizer tested too strong inside spray bottle and ...

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Huntsville Hazard Mitigation Plan up for Public Review

A draft 2018 Hazard Mitigation Plan providing an overview of natural hazards, summarizing past hazard events, and presenting potential future actions to minimize impacts on life and property is available for public review from March 12 through April 11, 2018. The Plan can be accessed through the City of Huntsville’s Neighborhood Resources page, or at www.HuntsvilleTX.gov/2018HazardMitigationPlan, ...

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DPS Warns Texas Drivers of Private Non-Governmental Websites

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that there are only two official websites for conducting Texas driver license/identification card/driver record transactions: www.texas.gov and www.dps.texas.gov. To prevent fraudulent use of your personal information and to avoid paying unnecessary fees, only conduct transactions on these two websites. While many unofficial websites actually include ...

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TxDOT Urges Drivers to Plan for a Sober Ride During Spring Break

‘Plan While You Can’ campaign aims to reduce crashes, save lives Each year in Texas, more than half of drivers involved in deadly drunk driving crashes are between the ages of 17 and 34. With many college students and young adults heading to Spring Break destinations in the coming weeks, ...

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DPS Launches Public Safety Unmanned Aerial System Program

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of a public safety unmanned aerial systems (UAS) program. The department’s multi-purpose, small UASs will be used for a variety of public safety missions across Texas, including flight missions related to: officer safety, search and rescue, disaster support, aerial ...

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RRC Adopts New “Call Before You Dig” Requirements

Before you pick up a shovel, remember to pick up your phone. The RRC’s damage prevention rules require anyone planning to dig deeper than 16 inches to call 811 before digging to prevent damage to underground pipelines. This call prompts pipeline operators to mark their underground natural gas or hazardous ...

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DPS Ramping Up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

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 February. The law, originally passed ...

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Restaurant Inspections – December 2017

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for December 2017 1. AM Express                                                                        ...

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New Security Measures at Texas Capitol

Certain items now prohibited on Capitol Grounds The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is implementing certain security measures at the Texas Capitol Complex and Capitol Grounds to enhance safety. These measures are aimed at preventing violent confrontations during protests and demonstrations; maintaining order; and protecting all Capitol visitors from injury ...

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