Posts tagged with "speeding"

Minnesota Surpasses 100 Traffic Deaths for 2015

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 30, 2015

Minnesota reached 100 traffic fatalities for 2015 following two crashes in which three Minnesotans lost their lives, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety. Minnesota passed 100 traffic deaths on May 21 in 2014 following three deaths that brought that number to 101. • A 56 year old woman from […]

Nearly 17,000 speeding tickets issued statewide during speed enforcement campaign

Posted by HBC Newsdesk August 5, 2014

The Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS/OTS) coordinated an enhanced enforcement and education program July 10 – 27 to help drivers recognize the importance of obeying the speed limit. Preliminary reports show 16,926 citations were issued for excessive speed by 310 law enforcement agencies across the state. According to DPS/OTS reporting agencies […]

Speed enforcement patrols begin today

Posted by HBC Newsdesk July 10, 2014

Excuses like “I didn’t know I was speeding.” “There must be something wrong with my speedometer.” “I’m not from around here.” won’t fly with Minnesota law enforcement officers during the statewide speed enforcement campaign that begins today and continues through July 27. Nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will increase patrols to combat traffic crashes, […]

Law enforcement agencies to crack down on speeders

Posted by HBC Newsdesk June 16, 2014

During the summer, there are typically more than 900 crashes involving teen drivers each month, and illegal and unsafe speed has been one of the top three contributing factors in these crashes. June 16-20, nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will increase patrols to combat traffic crashes, deaths and serious injuries caused by speeding, according […]

2014 off to deadly start on Minnesota roads

Posted by HBC Newsdesk February 17, 2014

This year is off to a deadly start on Minnesota roads. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety is urging drivers to buckle up and slow down. DPS/OTS preliminary data shows nearly two-thirds of the 31 people who died Jan. 1-Feb. 12, 2014, were not wearing seat belts or were in speeding […]

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