Extra Patrols Out July 10-27 on Minnesota roads.
“I didn’t know I was speeding.” “There must be something wrong with my speedometer.” “I’m not from around here.” Law enforcement officers have heard all kinds of excuses from speeders, and they’ll probably hear many more July 10-27. That’s when nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will increase patrols to combat traffic crashes, deaths and serious injuries caused by illegal and unsafe speeding. Read more...
3 Teens selected as grand prize winners
Throughout the month of May, Douglas County students submitted photos and videos via Instagram demonstration the importance of smart driving. Read more...
Texting while driving makes a crash 23x more likely. Texting can wait.
Trevor Westad - Image
A good way to keep your phone from distracting you!(:
Brooke Rinicker - Video
Don't drive while intexticated. It can wait.
The Toward Zero Deaths approach is based on the belief that even one traffic-related death on our roads is unacceptable.
TZD uses a data-driven, interdisciplinary approach that targets areas for improvement and employs proven countermeasures, integrating application of education, enforcement, engineering, and emergency medical and trauma services (the “4Es”). A combination of strategies from different focus areas is often most effective for solving a particular problem.
395 Killed on Minnesota Roads in 2012, Up 7% from 2011