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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 …

September 16, 2016
Motorists and riders should exercise extreme caution along scenic river routes. … ​ST. PAUL — Motorists are urged to use extra caution this weekend along the Mississippi and St. Croix …

September 15, 2016
​ST. PAUL – One bad choice to drink and drive is one too many when the result can be loss of license, loss of freedom or loss of life. Troopers, sheriff deputies and police made 1,351 …

September 1, 2016
ST. PAUL – Attitudes toward drunk driving are changing for the better among Minnesotans as fewer DWIs and drunk driving-related deaths are occurring across the state. The new 2015 …

August 18, 2016
​ST. PAUL – Drunk driving kills. Drunk driving seriously injures. Drunk driving is preventable, and law enforcement statewide will be focusing on keeping Minnesotans safe as they …

July 28, 2016
​ST. PAUL – When Miguel Sano hits a home run, the crowd goes wild and fans celebrate his accomplishment. When an officer takes a drunk driver off the road, it’s also an accomplishment …

July 25, 2016
​ST. PAUL – Minnesota has now reached 200 road fatalities in 2016, a sad reminder that motorists need to remember what is the most important task when behind the wheel. …

June 30, 2016
​ST. PAUL – Texting while driving, reaching for something that dropped on the floor, or adjusting GPS or other electronics. These types of distractions played a role in the 21-percent …