driving

Ride Along With Fargo Public Works Snow Plowers

Drivers Are Being Encouraged To Give Plows Plenty Of Space When Working

FARGO N.D. — Garret Bax has been plowing the streets of Fargo for over 4 years now, “It was pretty new to me but I like it a lot,” Bax said. During the winter Bax can be driving plows like these for 12 hour shifts to make sure the roads are clean and safe. “Yeah especially last winter when your…

It’s Now Illegal To Hold A Phone While Driving in MN

The State is the 19th One to Implement This Law

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota drivers are no longer able to use their phones behind the wheel, unless it’s through voice command or single touch. “I don’t know if the rule would be followed as much as I hope it would be because, you know, they can’t pull over everyone,” said Koby Kooren of Moorhead. It looks like they might…

Hands-Free Law to Take Effect in Minnesota on August 1

Drivers can use their phones as long as its not in their hands

MINNESOTA –The hands–free law will go into effect in just over a month in Minnesota. Before you get on the road, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says you should start keeping the hands-free law in mind now. “It does require a cultural change. It’s a habit change, it’s a behavior change. They say it takes about thirty days for…

Man Arrested in High-Speed Chase in Grand Forks County

Police tried to pull over Michael Charboneau in East Grand Forks shortly after 3 a.m.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities arrest one man after leading them on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle. East Grand Forks Police tried pulling over 40-year-old Michael Charboneau for impaired driving around 3 this morning. He took off, driving across the border into Grand Forks and then headed west towards Emerado. At times, he drove more than…

Drivers Growing Frustrated with Larger Snow Banks on Street Corners

Fargo Public Works have been clearing corners if they are larger than 2 foot

FARGO, N.D. — People across the metro say driving with fresh snow on the ground is not the greatest experience they have behind the wheel. With several snow banks growing on street corners, and some question their safety on the roads. “It’s kind of frightening a little bit to see that because I can’t see around them, and I don’t like…

Travel Alerts Issued; Drifting Snow and White Out Conditions Affecting Drivers

A travel alert has been issued for North Central, Northeast and Southeastern North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The Blizzard warning is creating some ugly road conditions for drivers. A travel alert has been issued for North Central, Northeast and Southeastern North Dakota. That includes the Fargo/Moorhead area, Devils Lake, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Valley City and Wahpeton. Roads are partially covered with blowing snow in west central Minnesota, but in the North West, they are…

Bison Fans Feeling Lucky Number 7 on Their Bus Ride Down to Frisco

From Bismarck to Frisco, with stops in Jamestown, Valley City, Fargo and Sioux Falls, the herd is enjoying the atmosphere in the bus "mobile tailgating"

FARGO, N.D. — Fans are feeling lucky number seven as they head to Frisco. And their off, but first, let’s rewind. “She has been packed since ten o’clock sitting in the house waiting to go if that tells you anything,” said Tom Fenner, a fan. It’s that time again, the journey to the F-C-S National Championship game. “Every year is…

Blizzard Like Conditions Rough Roads: How Fargo and Moorhead are Handling Clean up

But crews are hard at work clearing the perimeter around the cities, main streets, primary and secondary roads

FARGO, N.D. — With strong winds moving around last week’s snow fall, it isn’t easy to get the roads in better driving condition. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins tells us how Fargo and Moorhead are handing clean up. “It’s kind of business as usual we’re plowing. Some areas are blown clean and don’t really need much attention and others look like…

Record Number of Drivers to Hit the Road for Holiday Season

Cheaper gas prices and a better economy are fueling more travel

AAA expects 112 million people to be traveling this holiday season, and with busier roads, it’s especially important to be mindful when you’re driving. “We expect 960 people to lose their lives sometime during the next two weeks in traffic crashes. Don’t let that be you. Don’t let that be someone in your family,” AAA spokesperson Gene LaDoucer said. Don’t…