There is nothing lovely about this Valentine’s Day for the folks who plow and patrol the roads, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, nor the week leading up to it.
The Minnesota State Patrol is urging motorists as they wake up Monday to leave early, drive slow and give themselves extra driving time for the morning commute.
A new study aims to improve the safety of bicyclists and drivers in Minneapolis by examining the factors that cause crashes between the two.
After the storm, people are still dealing with what it left behind. Hundreds of Minnesota drivers are left paying repair bills from crashes or impound fees from having their car towed.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to drive with extreme caution as they hit the roads for the Monday morning commute.
It was an eventful holiday weekend on Minnesota’s roads with crashes, vehicles going of the roads and drinking and driving, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A two-mile stretch of Viking Boulevard in East Bethel has claimed an unusually high number of lives this year. Now, the popular and well-traveled county road has law enforcement troubled and families grieving.
In most cases, hunters go out of town to “bag a buck.” It turns out when it comes to hitting a deer in your car, you don’t have to go far.
Following a number of recent crashes, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is posting more warning signs along a stretch of highway under construction.
The most deadly car crashes happen on Minnesota roads within the next 100 days — from now until Labor Day. That’s why state troopers want you to put the brakes on summer speeding.
The wet, sloppy mess outside has caused several accidents across the state, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
It’s almost as if the snow is directly targeting heavy commute times lately. Once again, a morning rush hour was brought to a crawl due to fresh snow.
Freezing drizzle and rain is making roads slick across portions of the Upper Midwest.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports that, of the first 10 people killed on the road, eight were not using their seat belts.
The Minnesota State Patrol released crash totals overnight from 6 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday.
The season’s first significant snowfall caused bedlam Saturday on Minnesota’s roads, resulting in nearly 450 crashes and one death.
Saturday’s wintry weather is wreaking havoc on some of Minnesota’s major roads. The Minnesota State Patrol said westbound Interstate 94 near St. Cloud has been closed due to several crashes in the area.
Target Corp.’s website crashed Tuesday, adding to the discount chain’s online troubles.
It’s been a deadly weekend on Minnesota roads. Authorities say seven people were killed in five separate crashes.
It’s a crime with no witnesses and no surveillance video, but investigators seem confident they know what happened. They’re tight-lipped about exactly what evidence they have, but the State Patrol did take WCCO behind-the-scenes to show what it takes to crack cases.
A deadly period on Minnesota roads happened just over a year ago.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is asking the federal government for stricter standards covering underride guards on tractor-trailers.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says in the last seven days, nine people have died in traffic crashes on state roads. It’s the deadliest period of time so far in 2011.
Three crashes and vehicle off the road closed down eastbound Interstate-94 in Becker, Minn. Friday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Authorities are attributing at least four deaths in Wisconsin to the weekend snowstorm.