Report Shows Minnesota Traffic Deaths Rose 14 Percent In 2015Numbers released Thursday show there were 411 deaths on Minnesota roads last year, up 14 percent from 2014.
Driver Found Not Guilty In Fatal Wis. Distracted Driving CaseTwelve jurors took less than two hours to find a woman not guilty of a 2013 fatal crash. Kari Jo Milberg was found not guilty Wednesday of three felony counts of criminal negligence.
Wyoming Man Records, Confronts Distracted DriversA Wyoming man is tired of seeing drivers breaking the law by texting and driving. So, he's catching them on camera and posting it on Facebook for all to see.
Family Mourns St. Paul Woman Killed In Distracted Driving CrashA 31-year-old mother from St. Paul has died, and troopers believe a distracted driver is to blame.
Distracted Driving Enforcement Nets Nearly 1,000 CitationsAuthorities say a week-long crackdown on distracted driving in Minnesota found too many drivers are taking their eyes off the road.
Crackdown On Distracted Driving Looking To Reduce Fatalities Minnesota State Trooper Tyler Uthe was working on his day off Monday, putting in overtime to help spread a critical safety message.
Law Enforcement Cracking Down On Distracted Driving Next WeekPolice agencies across Minnesota will be cracking down on distracted driving with a campaign that launches Monday.
State Patrol: Distracted Driving May Have Led To Fatal Washington Co. CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal Washington County crash Monday afternoon.
Teen Pleads Guilty In Distracted Driving Crash That Killed 2 A teenager has pleaded guilty in a distracted driving crash last July that killed a father and his young daughter.
Distracted Driving On The Rise In Minnesota, And Police Are Cracking DownDistracted driving remains the leading cause of all injury and property damage crashes in Minnesota. It's also one of three top factors in all deadly accidents, ahead of alcohol.
State Patrol Using Unmarked Cars To Find Distracted DriversThe Minnesota State Patrol is taking a new approach to catch distracted drivers. They're adding more unmarked vehicles to their fleet. Most drivers will put the phone down if they see a squad car, the unmarked vehicles make it easier to spot someone texting and driving.
State Patrol To Unveil Unmarked Cars To Help Against Distracted DrivingThe Minnesota State Patrol is planning to introduce some new tools that will help keep the roads safer. On Monday, the department plans to unveil five new unmarked cars that will just focus on stopping distracted drivers, a particular frustration to state troopers.