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Hennepin & Ramsey Tack On $10 Wheelage Tax On Drivers

Vehicle owners in Minnesota’s two largest counties will soon pay more to register their cars and trucks. On Tuesday, commissioners in both Hennepin and Ramsey counties approved an inaugural $10 wheelage tax per vehicle.

07/16/2013

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Minn. DOT Warns Bicyclists, Motorists To Be Aware

As the weather gets warmer the Minnesota Department of Transportation is warning motorists and bicyclists to be aware of each other and share the road.

06/09/2013

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MnDOT Reminder: Warmer Weather, More Bicycles

It’s getting warmer, however slowly, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that warmer temperatures mean more bicyclists will return to the road, so motorists and bicyclists need to share the road safely.

06/06/2013

A bicyclist was struck in Dinkytown on Thursday, April 21, 2011. (credit: CBS)

Study Examines Factors Of Bicycle-Vehicle Crashes

A new study aims to improve the safety of bicyclists and drivers in Minneapolis by examining the factors that cause crashes between the two.

01/15/2013

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Dayton Authorizes Shelter For Stranded Motorists

Gov. Mark Dayton has issued a retroactive executive order authorizing the use of a National Guard Armory in Olivia as shelter after some stranded motorists had to stay there during Sunday night’s blizzard.

12/11/2012

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Intentional Roadkill

A NASA designer likes to conduct cool experiements.

07/23/2012

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MN Veteran Struck In Face By Thrown Vise While Driving

Police are investigating what appears to be a string of incidents involving objects thrown at motorists in Bloomington.

02/29/2012

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DPS Reports On 1st 10 Road Deaths Of 2012

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports that, of the first 10 people killed on the road, eight were not using their seat belts.

01/18/2012

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Nation’s Biggest DWI Crackdown Underway

The nation’s biggest crackdown on drunken driving began Friday and Minnesota is taking part. To illustrate the problem, officials offered some sobering statistics.

08/19/2011

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Officials Urge Motorists To Share Road With Bikes

Minnesota’s transportation and public safety departments are urging motorists to share the road with bikes after the state’s first bicyclist fatality of 2011.

04/22/2011

The aftermath of a Jan. 17 crash in which the squad of a state trooper was struck while the trooper was assisting a motorist on the shoulder of I-35W near Forest Lake. (credit: Minnesota State Patrol)

Minn. State Patrol Urges Motorists To ‘Move Over’

The Minnesota State Patrol is urging motorists to move over following the Jan. 17 crash where a state trooper was struck by a vehicle while assisting a motorist on Interstate 35W near Forest Lake.

01/18/2011