driving

Cass County Deputy Arrests Man on I-29 Allegedly Going 110 MPH

There were three adult passengers in the vehicle at the time

FARGO, ND — A man is arrested for a DUI after a deputy clocks him driving 110 miles per hour. A Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy pulled over 22-year-old Carter Schulke last night about 8:30 on I-29 in the area of Main Avenue in Fargo. Schulke was arrested for under the influence of alcohol and misdemeanor level reckless endangerment. There were…

ND-MN Distracted Driving Campaign Issues More Than 2,500 Tickets

They handed out 1,017 citations to drivers for texting while driving and 1,517 seat belt violations

  MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA — More thanĀ 1,000 people were cited in April for distracted driving in Minnesota and North Dakota. Police officers, sheriff deputies and State Patrol Troopers participated in the distracted driving campaign in Minnesota from April 10th-23rd. They handed out 1,017 citations to drivers for texting while driving and 1,517 seat belt violations. Moorhead police gave out 20 tickets…

Update: Bismarck Woman Dies of Injuries from Rollover Crash on I-9

Sailer died later from her injuries and Backer was seriously injured

BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — The Bismarck woman who was thrown from her vehicle after a rollover crash on April 16th has died from her injuries. The highway patrol says 55-year-old Gail Sailer and 57-year-old Mark Backer were in a vehicle that was rear-ended on I-94 by a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Joran Griffin, also of Bismarck. The patrol says Sailer…

More Law Enforcement Checking for Distracted Driving

State troopers are reminding drivers it's not just about technology use

RED RIVER VALLEY — It’s not about writing tickets, it’s about creating a safer road for everyone. Each year, more and more people are caught texting while driving. April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and Minnesota law enforcement will have extra eyes on drivers from now until April 23rd. State troopers are reminding people it’s not just about technology either….

Citation Numbers in for “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

During the campaign, 35 drug-related arrests were made

NORTH DAKOTA — Hundreds of citations were handed out during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ” campaign. It ran from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017 to help save lives on North Dakota roads during the holiday season. Of the nearly 450 citations given out, 55 were alcohol-related and 50 DUI arrests were made. There were another…

F-M Ambulance Recognizes Three Strangers Who Saved Motorist on I-29

A man went into cardiac arrest on the highway where three drivers pulled over to help

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — One Fargo man has three people to thank for giving him another shot at life. Mark Dammann says December 9th was a normal day for taking a drive down south on I-29. “I had no inclination I was going to have a heart attack,” said Mark. He says he was in the holiday spirit with plans…

Proposed Ban on Cell Phone Use Behind the Wheel in Minnesota

Minnesota lawmakers are introducing a bi-partisan bill to ban call phone use while driving

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Using a cell phone while driving may become illegal in Minnesota, unless it’s for “hands free” use. Several state lawmakers are proposing a bill which would ban the use of cell phones behind the wheel with the exception of hands free devices. The bi-partisan house bill is aimed at saving lives. Lawmakers say more and more…

Moorhead Snowplow Driver Cited in Injury Crash

The driver was cited after police say he crossed the centerline and caused the accident

One person was hurt and the driver of a Moorhead city snow plow was cited following a crash. It happened shortly after 6 a.m. on Highway 75 near the 15th Avenue North intersection. Police say the snowplow was southbound when it crossed the highway centerline, forcing the northbound car to take evasive action to avoid a head-on crash. The two…

No Travel Advised on Many North Dakota, Minnesota Roads

Grand Forks says due to the snow conditions, plows will not be out on the roads

You should avoid venturing out tonight if at all possible. A No Travel Advisory has been expanded due to blowing and drifting snow creating near zero visibility and hazardous driving conditions. NORTH DAKOTA ROAD CONDITIONS The No Travel Advisory covers all except the southwest section of North Dakota. It applies to all of the roads highlighted in red and white…

Click It or Ticket Campaign Ends with 2,124 Citations

The highest amount of citations came from speeding

The North Dakota DOT says law enforcement issued more than two thousand citations during their Click It or Ticket Campaign. Officials with NDDOT say the campaign ran from November first through December 15th and 51 law enforcement agencies participated. They say 660 citations were given for not wearing a seatbelt and 22 were for no child restraints. There were 904…