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April is Safe Digging Month in Minnesota

​Inspectors on scene after a natural gas emergency hear it often: “I noticed a strange smell but didn’t know what it was so I didn’t do anything.”  That rotten-egg smell could mean there is a natural gas leak — and it could be deadly. Read more.

Rider Training Season Begins

​The first rider death of 2014 underscores the importance of being ready to ride. After a long winter, warmer weather is on its way and so is motorcycle traffic. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Motorcycle Safety Center (MMSC) is urging riders of all skill levels to take a training course. Read more.

Ways DPS May Be Serving You

​We have 2,100 people in 14 separate divisions, most of which interact with the public. For example, if you have a driver’s license or state ID card, you’ve interacted with our Driver and Vehicle Services Division (DVS). Learn more in our blog.

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