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Before The Snow Falls, Plow Drivers Compete In Rodeo

It happens every year around this time. Snow plow drivers from around Minnesota get together for the snow plow rodeo.

10/03/2012

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Good Question: What’s The Best Day To Buy Gas?

There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.

04/03/2012

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Wis. Senate To Consider Cell Ban For Young Drivers

The state Senate is scheduled to consider a bill that would prohibit young drivers from using cell phones.

03/13/2012

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MN Officials: Designate Sober Driver For Super Bowl

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has a message for Minnesota motorists: “Designate a sober driver before the Super Bowl Sunday to avoid the dangers and consequences of a DWI.”

02/03/2012

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Study: Men, Ages 45 And Up, More Likely To Crash In Snow

Who do you think are better drivers — men or women? A new study says that when the snow flies, some men get into trouble.

12/05/2011

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Gas Prices Continue To Drop In Twin Cities

Good news for drivers — gas prices have shifted into reverse.

10/10/2011

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I-94 Lane Closures Scheduled

Drivers should expect delays on eastbound Interstate 94 between Cedar Avenue and Highway 280, starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday.

10/04/2011

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Good Question: Why Aren’t Gas Prices Falling Quicker?

At this time last year, crude oil was around $80 a barrel and gasoline prices were around $2.80 a gallon. On Tuesday, crude oil is close to $80 and gas is around $3.40. So, why aren’t gas prices that low now?

09/27/2011

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Falcon Heights Homeowners Cash In On Fairgoers

The Minnesota State Fair is up and running and so are residential lots in nearby neighborhoods.

08/26/2011

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Good Question: What Are The Rules Of The Road For Bikes?

When the weather gets warmer in Minnesota, the bicyclists come out. And with more bikes on the road, more of us notice the red-light running, wrong-way riding bicyclists. And more of them notice the cars not paying attention to them. So, what are the laws in Minnesota about bicycling?

06/08/2011

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Police: Drivers, Motorcyclists Need To Share Road

As warmer weather brings more motorcyclists out on Minnesota roads, Minneapolis police are urging all motorists to work together to prevent accidents.

05/09/2011

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Gas Prices Push Some To Drive Less, Others Keep On Truckin’

It seems it took $4 per gallon of gas to get more people to start looking for other ways to get around.

04/21/2011

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More Vehicle Break-Ins In St. Paul, Police Caution Drivers

St. Paul Police are encouraging drivers to take simple steps to avoid having their valuables stolen from their parked cars.

03/28/2011

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Exhausted Drivers Vent About Increasing Gas Prices

Despite warnings that gas prices would rise, Friday morning’s jump was more of a jolt than many drivers expected.

02/25/2011

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Gas Prices Rising And It Will Get Worse — But By How Much?

Drivers likely noticed it on their way home from work Thursday night. Gas jumped to $3.49 a gallon all over the Twin Cities. Just Wednesday, a gallon of regular unleaded cost $3.29.

02/24/2011

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Storm Leaves Minn. After Dumping Foot-Plus Of Snow

Minnesotans are digging out — again — after another winter storm dumped more than a foot-and-a-half of snow on parts of the state.

02/21/2011

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High Snow Banks Pose Dangerous Threat To Drivers

Now that we are back in the deep freeze, it means snow banks are still very high. That can be very dangerous for drivers. Crashes have been reported all across the metro because drivers simply can’t see.

02/09/2011

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Could This Year Be The Worst Ever For Potholes?

It’s barely February and potholes are already giving us bumpy rides. And after all this snow and cold weather, they seem particularly irritating. That’s the way a lot of drivers feel, so WCCO-TV tracked down the root of the pothole problem.

02/03/2011

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St. Louis County Snowplow Driver Stage Job Action

Some three-fourths of the St. Louis County snowplow drivers in the Virginia district didn’t respond to an emergency call-out on Saturday morning.

01/16/2011

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Edina Takes On Distracted Driving

Edina is taking a city-wide approach to tackle the problem of distracted driving. Police and school officials will hold a community forum on the issue Monday night.

11/15/2010

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State Officials Urge Motorists Not to ‘Veer for Deer’

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety are out with a message in hopes of reducing car-deer crashes during this time of year when deer are most active: “DON’T VEER FOR DEER.”

11/12/2010

Ford Survey: Minneapolis Drivers Like Red Cars

There are some surprises in a new survey of American car buyers’ preferences.   When it comes to cars, Minneapolis drivers like one color above all others:  Red.

09/20/2010

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