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April Distracted Driving Enforcement Media Materials

Added patrols will be on the road April 11-20 in an effort to reduce distracted driving. Help promote the enforcement effort with these pre-enforcement and post-enforcement news releases, radio PSA scripts, high school PA scripts and talking points.

St. Patrick's Day DWI Enforcement Media Materials

The St. Patrick's Day Holiday is right around the corner, which means extra DWI patrols will be out on roads throughout the state. Help promote the added enforcement with these pre-enforcement and post-enforcement news releases, radio PSA 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