Authorities say speed apparently contributed to last week’s crash in Hibbing of a tanker truck carrying 40,000 pounds of an explosive material. The 62-year-old driver from Virginia, Minn., was trying to turn off a highway.
A proposal to increase Wisconsin’s speed limit to 70 mph may race through the state Assembly, but it appears to be headed for a speed bump or two in the Senate and with Gov. Scott Walker.
At least one person was killed after being ejected from a speeding car in Eden Prairie, Minn. Thursday evening. Authorities said the crash happened at the intersection of Eden Prairie Road and Park Terrace Drive at about 8 p.m.
Public safety leaders are urging Minnesota drivers to slow down after at least six people died in crashes this weekend. That brings the total number of deaths on our roads to 202 this year – which includes two bicyclists and eight pedestrians. That’s a 15-percent jump from the 175 deaths at this point last summer. Earl Conley lost his son, Austin, to a hit-and-run involving a speeding driver last fall
Audio recordings indicate a state trooper pursued a speeding SUV carrying Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, but declined to pull the driver over after realizing who was inside the vehicle.
Highway Patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota and local law officers are cracking down on traffic violators on a stretch of Interstate 90. The daylong enforcement effort between Chamberlain, S.D., and Fairmont, Minn., began at 6 a.m. Thursday.
Getting a speeding ticket can be aggravating, and finding the time to fight it only adds to the frustration. But get in some minor traffic trouble with the Centennial Lakes Police Department and you have options.
On average, nearly 120,000 people are ticketed for speeding in the seven-county metro area each year. We spent months crunching the numbers and discovered your chance of getting caught varies greatly from city to city.
An Iowa man who was pulled over for speeding as he rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital said he was determined to keep going despite the police lights flashing behind him.
The 49-year-old woman who received no fewer than four speeding tickets last week after flying down on I-90 as fast as 112 mph has been identified.
A 49-year-old woman from Alabama got not one, not two, not three, but four speeding tickets on Friday after flying down on I-90 as fast as 112 mph, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Police say a mother of two bought marijuana with her kids, and was subsequently caught speeding while the two were unbuckled in the back seat.
A 45-year-old Ramsey man allegedly sped away from police on a four-wheeler before trying to hide in a trailer park, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.
Snakes on a bike vs. crazy dunk!
Distracted driving has been called a national epidemic. The problem is considered so bad, there’s now a push in Washington to adopt a national ban on texting while driving.