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August 17, 2017
​ST. PAUL – Driving while impaired is a choice that too many people are making again and again: 41 percent of drivers arrested for a DWI in 2015 in Minnesota had at least one previous …

July 24, 2017
Dept. of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman appointed new members to the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Task Force. … ​ST. PAUL — Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman has …

July 18, 2017
​ST. PAUL – Twins fans across the state see and celebrate an outfielder making a game-saving catch. When officers, deputies and troopers making life-saving DWI catches on a daily basis …

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 …