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Distracted Driving

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Minn. Law Agencies Get Tough On Distracted Drivers

Minnesota State Trooper Tim Koehler’s seen it all. Recently, a naked driver reading the bible almost hit one of his coworkers. Last summer, he pulled over a guy who had rigged up a television set so he could watch TV while driving.


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Riding Shotgun With State Patrol

Nearly 400 agencies have stepped up patrols to ticket drivers who exhibit distracted driving behavior.


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Teens, Law Enforcement Announce Distracted Driving Enforcement

The Department of Public Safety, along with teens from East Ridge High School’s SADD chapter, announced an effort Wednesday to get Minnesota teens to stop driving while distracted.


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Contest Asks Teens To Address Distracted Driving

Minnesota teenagers concerned about the dangers of distracted driving have the chance to share their thoughts and creativity with their peers — and maybe win a little cash.


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Wis. Texting-Driving Ban Goes Into Effect Wed.

Wisconsin law enforcement is gearing up to look for texting drivers. A new law goes into effect Wednesday that fines first-time violators $20 to $400.


9/23/10 Chad Hartman 12pm Hour

In his first hour on Thursday, Chad discussed distracted driving and people that flick cigarette butts out their car windows…


Charges in Distracted Driving Crash that Killed Child

Jessica Howe was reaching for cell phone when she slammed into another car, killing 14-month old passenger.