State Patrol Troopers Pull Over Hundreds Since Implementation Of Hands-Free LawOverall, troopers say they are a bit frustrated. Over the past few months, they've blasted Minnesotans with information on using mounts and not holding your phone, but it seems some habits are hard to break.
Hands-Free Law Takes Effect ThursdayA new law is forcing many of us to change how we use our phones. Starting Thursday, it is no longer legal to hold your phone with your hand while you're driving.
What To Know Before Hands-Free Law Goes Into EffectViolations will cost from $50 to $275 plus court fees depending on the offense. Another important takeaway from the new law is no touching your phone at traffic lights or when waiting in traffic.
Spud Spill: Crash Involving Semi Full Of Potatoes Closes Down Stretch I-494A stretch of westbound Interstate 494 was closed for several hours near South St. Paul Saturday morning after an accident involving a semi truck full of potatoes.
'Make Our Roads Safer': MN State Patrol Chief Matt Langer Explains Hands-Free LawIn two and a half weeks, the state’s new hands-free driving law goes into effect.
Solway Man, 26, Killed In Clearwater Co. Motorcycle CrashA 26-year-old Solway man is dead after a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning in Clearwater County.
Bicyclist, 47, Killed By Tour Bus On Hermantown HighwayA 47-year-old bicyclist was hit and killed by a tour bus late Friday night in Hermantown on Highway 53.
State Patrol: Antoinette King Killed In Head-On Crash In Carver Co.The Minnesota State Patrol says 58-year-old Antoinette Marie King was killed Monday morning in a head-on crash in Carver County.
State Patrol: Madeline Gorham, 18, Killed Near Morris In Crash Involving MnDOT Truck, SemiMontevideo teen Madeline Noelle Gorham was killed in a crash Monday afternoon involving a Minnesota Department of Transportation truck and semi truck in Stevens County.
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In OttertailThe Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help to find the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning.
State Patrol: Anneka Davis, 18, Killed In Car Vs. Tractor Crash In Hubbard Co.Eighteen-year-old Nevis resident Anneka Elizabeth Davis is dead after a rollover crash involving a farm tractor in Hubbard County Friday morning.