Short Report Now Available
Law enforcement agencies participating in the April Distracted Driving campaign should submit a short report of their enforcement activity from April 13-18. Make sure to view responses to ensure your report was submitted successfully. Reports are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22. OTS enforcement grantees are required to complete the report.
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