Fatal Crashes Surge, Despite Fewer Drivers On The Road Amid Stay-At-Home OrderThe state Office of Traffic Safety notes there have been 24 fatal crashes since March 16 when Gov. Tim Walz ordered bars and restaurants to close to dine-in customers.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: DWI Arrests Down Nearly 70% From The Same Week 1 Year AgoThere are far fewer drivers on the roads amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota Surpasses 300 Traffic Deaths In 2017According to preliminary data, the state Office of Traffic Safety says 306 people have died on Minnesota roads since Jan. 1.
Minnesota Highway Deaths Up Over 100 In 2017The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says more than 100 people have died on state roadways this year.
DPS: 100 Minnesota Traffic Fatalities In 2015Minnesota reached a grim milestone Tuesday after two fatal crashes pushed the state's 2015 traffic fatality number to 100. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Office of Traffic Safety says a head-on crash killed two drivers in Carlton, and a roll-over crash in St. Louis County killed a man who was not wearing his seat belt.
Authorities Stress Sober Rides On New Year's Eve Minnesota law enforcement officials say people planning to head out on New Year's Eve should also be thinking about that sober ride home. The Department of Public Safety says extra patrols of state troopers and other law enforcers will be on the lookout for drunken drivers Tuesday night.
DPS: 2011 Thanksgiving Travel Was Safest On MN RecordThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety said this past Thanksgiving travel period may have been the safest on record in Minnesota.