SD, MN Troopers Conduct I-90 Safety OperationHighway 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.
DPS: Half Of Unbelted Fatalities Involve EjectionThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that more than half of those who were not wearing their seat belts when they were killed in car crashes ended up being ejected from their vehicles.
Officials: 'Click It Or Ticket' Campaign Starts MondayWhile wearing your seat belt while you’re driving is something you should always be doing, there’s more reason to do it starting Monday as agencies from around the state are targeting unbelted drivers. Law enforcement agencies around the state are enforcing a crackdown on seat belt usage for their annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign.
'Click It Or Ticket' Campaign Starts In MinnesotaNew digital billboards went up Monday with the simulated image of someone plunging from a building. It's a dramatic part of the "Click It or Ticket" campaign that started Monday and goes until June 3.
Officials To Talk Physics Of Car CrashesOfficials from the Department of Public Safety are going on a rooftop Monday to talk about the physics of a car crash.
Police In Midwest Plan More Seat Belt Enforcement Police agencies in the Midwest are among those planning stepped up enforcement of seat belt and other traffic safety laws around Thanksgiving.
Half Of Kids Hurt, Killed In Crashes Not Restrained ProperlyThe Department of Public Safety said more than half of the children killed or injured in accidents are not properly restrained.
Minnesota Traffic Deaths On Par With Last YearSo far in 2010, 397 people have died in traffic crashes. That's just three more than at this point last year, when final reports gave Minnesota a final total of 421 deaths making it the safest year since 1944.
Some Rural Counties Lag On Seat Belt UseTraffic safety experts say seat belt use statewide has increased from 83 percent in 2006 to 92 percent this year.
MN Teens Still Not Buckling Up
Deadly Start to October Underscores Belt Crackdown