East Dallasites love to keep it local, but driving on our neighborhood streets can be treacherous as well. Gaston and Garland are two of the more dangerous streets around, as evidenced by numerous meetings and arguments about the future of the Gaston-Garland-Grand intersection. And most locals know by now that Abrams is a bit more of a risk than Skillman. Neighbors may find it surprising that while Mockingbird is accident prone, it had fewer fatalities than Greenville or Buckner, which have fewer total crashes. This data doesn’t cover every street in the neighborhood, but it serves as a warning to drive safely and be a good neighbor. Anyone can access statistics like these, provided by the Texas Department of Transportation, at txdot.gov.

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