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Your View: Distracted Driving

​It’s dangerous. It’s deadly. Yet most of us still drive distracted. Why? Here’s what five people told us.

550 Drivers Cited for Texting While Driving

​Minnesota law enforcement agencies cited 550 drivers for texting as part of a statewide 10-day enhanced enforcement and education campaign for distracted driving during April 11-20.

Crash vs. Accident

​There's power in words and they should be chosen with care. When it comes to traffic safety, there's a reason why we say "crash" instead of "accident." Learn why by reading "The Power of Words and the Language of Safety" and other safety stories on the DPS Blog.


Troopers with the State Patrol's aviation unit helped find
a hunter who got lost just north of Grand Rapids.