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News Releases

September 20, 2019
​ST. PAUL — Riders and motorists should exercise extreme caution this weekend along the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers as thousands of motorcyclists take to the road for the Fall …

September 12, 2019
​ST. PAUL – In November 2015, 3-year-old Havana Bodell was paralyzed with a broken neck, on a ventilator to breathe and wearing a halo to keep her head and neck from moving after a …

August 29, 2019
​ST. PAUL – A young, pregnant wife and mother lost her life when a distracted truck driver rear-ended her vehicle. A wife grieved the loss of her husband, a construction worker who was …

August 14, 2019
​ST. PAUL –Getting arrested for DWI can be an embarrassing and life-changing experience. And, believe it or not, even a lifesaving one. … Be pulled over by a law enforcement officer. …

August 1, 2019
ST. PAUL – To help reduce fatalities and injuries on Minnesota roads, drivers in Minnesota can no longer hold a phone in their hand while behind the wheel. The hands-free cell phone …

July 18, 2019
ST. PAUL – It’s a team law enforcement hopes one day does not exist. That would mean every driver is making the decision to always drive sober. But the reality is, too many motorists …

June 17, 2019
​ST. PAUL – Driving fast and furious is changing lives forever as speed-related fatalities last year climbed above 100 for the first time since 2008. … To help put the brakes on …

May 20, 2019
​ST. PAUL – Out of the tragedy of one teen’s death comes life-saving change for Minnesotans statewide. For Kathy Cooper, her family’s efforts to strengthen Minnesota’s seat belt law …

April 3, 2019
ST. PAUL – Distracted drivers believe the myth they can multitask behind the wheel. Those killed by distracted drivers — a college student, a pregnant mother, a cross country runner …

February 22, 2019
​ST. PAUL – With activities that included a mock crash at Big Lake High School, overtime traffic safety enforcement, and responsible alcohol server training for local establishments …