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.
LeSueur Co. Man, 79, Hit & Killed While Getting Morning PaperDistracted driving may be to blame for an accident that killed a beloved school bus driver near New Prague. The LeSueur County Sheriff's Office says 79-year-old Joe Tikalsky was collecting his morning newspaper from a roadside mailbox Wednesday, when a woman driving down County Road 29 hit him. He was killed instantly.
4 Things To Know: Visitation Held For Aitkin Co. Investigator, Clinton Testifies & MoreFrom the visitation for Aitkin County Sheriff's Investigator Steven Sandberg to a new study finding hands-free devices still distract drivers, here is a look at the top four stories for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.
NDDOT Adds Extra Enforcement Against Distracted DrivingNorth Dakota transportation officials say that law enforcement officers throughout the state worked more than 300 hours of overtime last month in a campaign to deter distracted driving.
Distracted Driver Talks About Crash That Killed Mother Of 2On Monday, a distracted driver will talk for the first time about the crash that killed a 33-year-old mother. Last June, 25-year-old Christopher Weber picked up his cell phone to make a bank transaction while he was driving in Rock County.