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Distracted Driving Short Report - Due April 25

All grant-funded law enforcement agencies are required to complete the Distracted Driving Short Report by 5 p.m., on Friday, April 25. Make sure to view all responses to ensure your short report was submitted successfully.

April Distracted Driving Enforcement Media Materials

Help promote the enforcement effort with the post-enforcement news releases, radio PSA scripts, high school PA scripts and talking points.
   

Pedestrian Safety and Enforcement-Specific Media Materials

Pedestrian deaths and have remained constant over the years. Minnesota law enforcement agencies are encouraged to conduct publicized pedestrian law enforcement activity to educate communities — and the back-to-school period is a good opportunity to conduct a campaign. Available to promote an enforcement effort, or general pedestrian safety are: pedestrian safety news release (with option for back-to-school message); general pedestrian safety radio PSA scripts; enforcement-specific news release and enforcement-specific radio PSA script.

Strengthened DWI Sanctions and Ignition Interlock Law Information 

Repeat DWI offenders, and first-time offenders arrested at 0.16 and above alcohol-concentration level, must use ignition interlock or face at least one year without a license. Offenders with three or more offenses are required to use ignition interlock for three to six years, or they will never regain driving privileges. Find interlock resources for law enforcement , including a  roll-call video at MinnesotaIgnitionInterlock.org