MnDOT: Fall Is The Deadliest Time Of Year For PedestriansAs days get shorter and nights longer, motorists and pedestrians need to start looking out for one another.
Minnesota Largely Escapes Worsening Traffic WoesMinnesotans have a shorter trip to work on average than Americans nationwide. The Associated Press analyzed decades of travel and population data and found many regions across the U.S. struggling with traffic congestion that may only worsen.
MN Drivers Could Soon Show Proof Of Insurance ElectronicallySoon, Minnesota drivers can show proof of insurance with a smartphone. Both the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate unanimously approved the new law. Now, it goes to the governor for his signature.
Study: Minnesota Leads Nation In Safe DrivingA new study heralds Minnesotans as the safest drivers in the nation. The website CarInsuranceComparison.com compiled data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, <a href="http://www.carinsurancecomparison.com/which-states-have-the-worst-drivers/" target="_blank">looking at things like traffic violations, drunk driving, careless driving and deadly crashes</a>.
Minnesota May Start Taxing DriversGas prices are finally falling, but those savings might not last long. At least 18 states, including Minnesota, are considering taxing drivers based on distance. Gas prices aren't the only reason for the idea, since newer cars get better gas mileage.
MnDOT: November Is Peak Time For Deer-Car CollisionsTransportation officials are urging drivers to watch for deer as November is the peak time for deer-car collisions in Minnesota.
Highway 13 In Mendota Closes In Both DirectionsMotorists are being advised to seek alternate routes while Highway 13 in Mendota closes for emergency repairs Tuesday. The highway will be closed at 11 a.m. both ways between 2nd Street and Lexington Avenue. The closure is necessary so crews can repair a slope that was damaged during the recent rain.
Tips For Biking In Traffic From Mpls. Bike Patrol Whether you're on two wheels or four, it's easy to get a little frustrated when sharing the road. A lot of that boils down to some confusion about what cyclists can and can't do on the roads.
Minnesotans Named Among Nation's Best DriversA new report names Minnesotans some of the best drivers in the country overall. The report looked at fatality rates, drunk driving, tickets, careless driving and seat belt usage.
2-24-14 Green Line Training Begins Today On The Morning News With Dave LeeJune 14th will soon be here, so drivers are starting to train today. Dave has the details...you can hear them too, just click the link above.
Mpls. 'Winter Parking Restrictions' Begin Sunday MorningDue to the almost 57 inches of snow that has fallen in Minneapolis so far this season, city officials will implement winter parking restrictions beginning on Sunday morning. The restrictions effectively ban parking on the even side of all non-snow emergency routes beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, and will last until April 1, according to city officials. The ban may be lifted before that end date if conditions improve.
Lawmakers Seek To Ban Cell Phone Use In Construction ZonesMinnesota drivers using cell phones are distracted, and sometimes deadly. Craig Carlson and Ron Rajkowski were killed in 2011 by a distracted driver in a construction zone who was traveling at a high speed. Carlson's widow, Deb Carlson of Ramsey, says her husband was killed in an instant. "[The] car that was traveling at 70 miles per hour," Carlson said.