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Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 21-25

​Are you ready for severe weather? The week of April 21 is a great time to make and practice your emergency plan and build an emergency kit. Watch this video on what to put in your kit.

Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors Increase by 20K After Call to Action

​In the last five months, 24,780 Minnesotans added “donor” to their driver’s license or ID card. The increase followed the launch of a new organ, eye and tissue donor curriculum last fall. Read more.

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.

Pay Attention! Distracted driving is a contributing factor in 25
percent of crashes. Even a quick text can be a distraction,
as seen in this video. Extra patrols will be on the roads
combatting distracted driving during April 11-20, so put
your cell phone down and concentrate on safe driving.
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