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A few moments. That’s all it takes to make sure fire does not destroy property, or worse, take a life. Follow these tips to make sure tragedy doesn't strike.
People often turn to alternative heat sources to stay warm when the temperature plummets. Use caution around alternative heating sources like space heaters, liquid-fueled and gas-burning heaters, fireplaces and wood-burning stoves. Our tip sheet has more information.
The Emergency Communications Network, a DPS division, teamed up with 911 dispatch centers statewide to enhance Minnesota’s public safety system by enabling calls for help to be answered more quickly. Read more.
Cold weather and snow could cause a dangerous problem inside Minnesota homes heated with natural gas.
Check your gas meters outside your homes and other buildings to be sure they stay free of ice and snow that can block the regulator vent and cause it to malfunction.
Be gentle. Don't damage the meter. Brush the snow off; don't shovel it away from the meter.
Rider training is a critical and potentially life-saving option. The 2014 schedule is now available, make sure to register for a spot today.
New and experienced riders can benefit from a wide range of affordable training courses to earn a motorcycle license, build and hone crash-avoidance skills, learn bike maintenance and more.
Are you prepared for spring flooding? FEMA reminds Minnesotans a flood insurance policy is the best way to avoid devastating out-of-pocket expenses.
Learn more about the potential for spring flooding in this DPS-produced video.