Minnesota Department Of Public Safety
For the first time in five years, traffic deaths in Minnesota are up — roughly 6 percent since 2011.
At least 300 people were arrested for DWI in Minnesota on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, according to preliminary DWI arrest information from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.
In Minnesota, winter driving conditions can go from perfect to hazardous in a matter of minutes. Cold temperatures combined with ice and snow can make for difficult and dangerous commutes, so make sure you are prepared when the winter weather arrives this year. Here are a few driving tips to help you prepare for the cold and snowy months ahead.
State safety officials are urging motorists to plan for safe and sober ride this New Year’s Eve as they strive to have a fifth straight year of zero drunk driving deaths.
Leading up to the Thanksgiving travel period, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of the top thirteen counties in the state with the highest combined totals of drunk driving related deaths and injuries.
Authorities issued an amber alert Thursday night after they say an armed man abducted a 17-month-old girl.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that 15 unbuckled drivers died in October — the deadliest month of the year so far for people not wearing seat belts.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety, along with the Minnesota State Patrol, ramps up the “Click or Ticket Campaign” for the next two weeks starting Friday.
More than 1,800 motorists were arrested for DWI during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3, officials announced Thursday.
Two state agencies are working together to stop the number of pedestrian deaths on Minnesota’s roads.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety released a report Thursday which shows that 68 percent of fatal accidents last year involved drivers who had blood alcohol levels of at least .16, which is twice the legal limit for driving.
State officials say Minnesota has passed a deadly milestone for motorcyclist fatalities for 2012. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, May and July have proved the deadliest months of the year.
July 4 is typically Minnesota’s deadliest day on the road, but the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says preliminary reports state no fatal crashes occurred in the state on Independence Day.
A report released Wednesday said 368 people died in traffic crashes in Minnesota last year, and that figure is the state’s lowest in more than 60 years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
May was a deadly month for motorcyclists in Minnesota — and that’s prompted a warning from safety officials.