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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.
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.
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.
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.
Minnesota law enforcement agencies cited 550 drivers for texting as part of an enhanced enforcement and education campaign for distracted driving during April 11-20, according to preliminary information. Read more.