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July 5, 2017
​ST. PAUL – White-knuckle winter driving may be a distant memory for Minnesotans in July, but the dangers of speeding should be top-of-mind during the 100 deadliest days of summer. A …

May 18, 2017
​ST. PAUL – Looking around, it doesn’t take long to find a distracted driver drifting over the fog line. Many Minnesotans also know that heartbeat-skipping moment when a vehicle pulls …

May 3, 2017
​ST. PAUL – From Snapchatting to shopping for cars while behind the wheel, more than a thousand drivers made the choice to focus on activities other than driving during the statewide …

April 14, 2017
Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of Minnesota's motorcycle riding season during the "Spring Flood Run" Saturday, April 15. … Motorists will need to use extra …

April 6, 2017
​ST. PAUL –The tragedy of Joe Tikalsky’s death from a distracted driver in 2015 stretches beyond family and friends. He was a school bus driver from New Prague, and the generations of …

March 6, 2017
​ST. PAUL — From Methamphetamine to prescription pills, drugs are being seized at an alarming rate in Minnesota. Illicit drug use threatens the safety and health of communities across …

January 20, 2017
​ST. PAUL – The Department of Public Safety is recognizing law enforcement agencies in Ramsey County with the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) Commissioner’s Award for their outstanding …

January 5, 2017
​ST. PAUL – The preliminary number of 397 traffic fatalities last year is a sad reminder that Minnesotans must recommit to safe choices both behind the wheel and on the street if …

November 22, 2016
ST. PAUL – “Thank you for deciding not to drink and drive. Your life and the lives of others depend on making the right choice.” That message will be placed on vehicles left overnight …

October 13, 2016
ST. PAUL – Forgetting to set an alarm clock just one time can cause a person to be late to work or school. Forgetting to buckle up just one time may prevent a person from ever getting …