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February 6, 2017
Bill seeks to limit drivers' phone use to hands-free
ST. PAUL — Minnesota could be about to clamp down even more on mobile phone use while driving. Several state lawmakers are proposing a ban...
February 6, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 12, 2017
State Patrol urges drivers to slow down in snow fog and blowing snow
BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol issued a warning Wednesday that motorists should be careful driving when encountering snow fog or blowing snow. The patrol said two separate injury crashes occurred from because of those conditions.
January 12, 2017 - 7:54am
December 6, 2016
Police say travel is not advised in Jamestown
Travel is not advised in Jamestown Tuesday morning, according to the Jamestown Police Department. “Our officers are trying to drive around...
December 6, 2016 - 11:19am
December 5, 2016
Driving home from night shift may be safer with light therapy
Exhausted shift workers may be safer driving home at night when they're exposed to bright light before they hit the road, a small study suggests. To test the effect of light therapy on driving, researchers did a series of three experiments with 19 adults. In two scenarios, participants...
December 5, 2016 - 6:40am
March 30, 2016
Tougher distracted driving laws sought by N.D. group
FARGO—A new organization aims to make it easier and safer to walk and bike in North Dakota, starting with harsher penalties for distracted drivers. The North Dakota Active Transportation Alliance plans to lobby for this at the Legislature, said founder Justin Kristan. "The...
March 30, 2016 - 6:34am
September 29, 2015
Close-up view to danger: Kulm students learn about impaired, distracted driving
KULM, N.D. — Lilly Malone slid the contraption-like glasses over her own and told the simulator tech she had four drinks in two hours — putting...
September 29, 2015 - 7:01am
January 21, 2015
Young driver course set in Fargo
Vehicle crashes are the No. 1 killer of people ages 14 to 24, according to the North Dakota Safety Council. The NDSC is hosting an early intervention program in Fargo and Bismarck to address driving behaviors of young drivers. The Alive at 25 course qualifies for an insurance discount...
January 21, 2015 - 7:33am
November 23, 2014
Aaron's Weather Talk: Road Conditions
With the holidays coming up, road conditions are of great importance. It does not take much for roads to become slippery. In fact, more accidents occur during minor events than bigger ones because there are usually more drivers on the road. One useful tool to use when travelling...
November 23, 2014 - 2:58pm
October 27, 2014
More than a message: Young man who killed grandfather while texting and driving trying to send teens an important message
TOWER CITY, N.D. — Outside a darkened classroom, tempting glimpses of bright leaves and warm sunshine beckon. Inside, the lights are off...
October 27, 2014 - 7:49am
Drive safely, be patient during road construction
The North Dakota Department of Transportation has just completed the largest construction season in state history with over $878 million in projects taking place during the 2013 construction season on highways across the state. The NDDOT is working hard to enhance roadways to accommodate...
December 27, 2013 - 8:00am
September 4, 2013
Alive at 25 offered for drivers 14-25
Alive at 25, a specialized defensive driving course aimed for drivers ages 14 to 25, is coming to Jamestown. The class will be held at the Stutsman County Law Enforcement Center at 205 Sixth St. SE from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 10. The National Safety Council developed Alive at 25 to...
September 4, 2013 - 7:29am
May 8, 2013
Defensive Driving Course set here
The North Dakota Safety Council is hosting a Defensive Driving Course (DDC-4) to help reduce the number of motor vehicle collision-related injuries in this area. The course will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. May 15 at the Stutsman County Law Enforcement Center, 205 Sixth St.
May 8, 2013 - 7:48am
October 9, 2012
Bismarck school bus driver accused of DUI resigns
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A man accused of being drunk while driving a Bismarck school bus has quit his driving job. School Superintendent Tamara Uselman tells The Bismarck Tribune that Thomas Griak resigned last Thursday in the face of being fired. He initially had been placed on...
October 9, 2012 - 9:40am
October 6, 2012
Personal push for reform: N.D. drunken driving laws to be targeted for stiffening
FARGO -- The doctor never spent a night in jail. It was April 1980, prom night at Fargo's North High. Fifteen-year-old Leah Eisenhardt and...
October 6, 2012 - 6:39am
August 20, 2012
Slow traffic should keep to the right
Dear Teri, Is the North Dakota interstate system a two-lane highway, or is the left lane considered the passing lane? I understand that slow moving traffic should drive on the right-hand lane. I sometimes like to drive in the left lane, but only if I am not interfering with the...
August 20, 2012 - 6:19am