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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 …

November 20, 2018
ST. PAUL – The holidays are filled with joy, happiness and time together with family and friends. Too often the joy turns to sorrow when a family is notified of a loved one’s tragic …

September 14, 2018
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 13, 2018
​ST. PAUL – The single most effective thing Minnesotans can do to protect themselves in a crash? Air bags alone aren’t the answer: in a crash, a rapidly opening frontal air bag could …

August 16, 2018
officers, deputies and troopers from more than 300 agencies will be working extra DWI enforcement shifts starting tomorrow and running through Sept. 2. … Labor Day – No Time Off for Law …

July 12, 2018
​ST. PAUL – Crashing into the wall or a collision at home plate is all part of a baseball game. But when it comes to driving, motorists are playing a potentially deadly game with their …

July 2, 2018
​ST. PAUL – Celebrating our country’s independence is a time to come together with friends and family, but too often bad choices on the road leave a person humiliated by their actions. …

May 18, 2018
​ST. PAUL – Children are our most precious cargo in a vehicle, and if they are not properly secured, a crash can go from an inconvenience to a life-changing event. That could have been …

April 20, 2018
​ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of Minnesota’s motorcycle riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 21. The route …