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May 17, 2014
Sheriff’s office to reward helmet use
This summer, youth spotted wearing a helmet during appropriate summer activities could find themselves being treated to free Dairy Queen ice cream by the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said helmets save lives and reduce injuries, and for that reason, AAA...
May 17, 2014 - 6:57am
April 21, 2014
NHTSA closes four-year probe of Ion steering issues after GM recall
DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators closed a four-year probe into power steering problems in almost 335,000 older Saturn Ions after General Motors Co recalled the cars, which are also part of an unrelated recall ofdefective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths. The...
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April 21, 2014 - 11:00am
April 5, 2014
Ave Maria joins Crimestoppers program: Gate City Bank Corp. pays fees for facilities
Senior citizens are a prime target group for some criminals. While assisted-living and long-term care facilities offer a safe environment for...
April 5, 2014 - 7:26am
March 6, 2014
Carbon monoxide demands caution
GRAND FORKS — While warming up a car before driving it or closing up the house when it’s cold might seem second nature to most, winter temperatures can cause people to forgo safety for the sake of warmth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, carbon monoxide...
March 6, 2014 - 7:10am
February 24, 2014
Industry, too, wants action on tank-car safety
When the regulatees basically come out and ask to be regulated, it’s time for the regulators to regulate. This is the conclusion on tank-car safety that one draws from the columns on today’s page, which are by the presidents of two key trade associations — the Association of...
February 24, 2014 - 7:36am
February 21, 2014
Grain bin safety a concern after wet harvest
DICKINSON, N.D. — When people speak of food being deadly, usually the reference revolves around its nutritional makeup, which can lead to long-term health issues. Before ever reaching a table or feedlot, however, unexpected releases of stored grain can have dire consequences, as...
February 21, 2014 - 7:29am
February 19, 2014
BNSF's N.D. track violations top 700 over last 8 years
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal inspectors have issued more than 700 violations to BNSF in the last eight years for defects on its tracks in North Dakota, according to a letter from the Federal Railroad Administration. Those 721 violations came about from 3,822...
February 19, 2014 - 11:23am
February 18, 2014
GF County belt use below state, national marks
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks County residents aren’t the worst in the state when it comes to buckling their seat belts — but they’re not the best either. The results of a survey released by the North Dakota Department of Transportation indicated 70 percent of observed vehicle...
February 18, 2014 - 7:25am
February 6, 2014
Railroad agency to deploy special track inspection equipment in Casselton area
WASHINGTON — Federal railroad regulators will send a special device to inspect track around Casselton, N.D., where four trains have derailed in less than a decade. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced in a news release Wednesday that the Automated Track Inspection Program, a...
February 6, 2014 - 7:40am
February 5, 2014
Other Views: Job No. 1: Train safety in cities, towns
Here’s the problem: While the volume of oil being shipped by rail has skyrocketed, America’s fleet of tank cars date from an earlier era, and many don’t meet the newest safety standards. Stronger and safer cars are being brought on line. But that takes time — and so far,...
February 5, 2014 - 7:17am
January 27, 2014
Quebec premier at fire scene: ‘never again’
L’ISLE-VERTE, Quebec — Quebec Premier Pauline Marois on Sunday said a fatal fire in a seniors’ residence was “unacceptable” but stopped short of saying her government would make sprinklers mandatory in homes for the elderly. Authorities fear 32 people died early on Thursday...
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January 27, 2014 - 7:22am
January 18, 2014
Probation recommended for Colorado farmers tied to listeria outbreak
DENVER - Two Colorado farmers whose listeria-contaminated cantaloupes killed 33 people in 2011 should be sentenced to five years of probation, a prosecutor told a court on Friday. Eric and Ryan Jensen, former owners of Colorado-based Jensen Farms, pleaded guilty in October...
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January 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
January 16, 2014
US rail sector mulls safety steps for crude transport -Official
WASHINGTON - Rail operators may route some fuel shipments around urban areas and slow down trains carrying some dangerous deliveries in the wake of a recent spate of fiery derailments, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation said on Thursday. Secretary Anthony Foxx said that...
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January 16, 2014 - 8:00pm
Senators introduce driver privacy bill
While driving in North Dakota, the information in a car’s “black box” — such as whether the seatbelt is buckled and how far the accelerator is pressed down — belongs to drivers. But cross the river into Minnesota, or drive in 35 other states, and that data can be accessed...
January 16, 2014 - 6:48am