National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

During our heatwave, experts warn of the dangers of leaving your child in a hot car

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Eleven kids have died because of heatstroke this year across the country, according to the National Safety Council. Heatstroke usually happens when kids are left in unattended cars while their parents run a quick errand. They can also be left in hot cars unintentionally if parents forget about them. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a…

North Dakota leads the nation in DUI rate

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – With more than five percent of drivers reporting a DUI on their record, North Dakota is the leader of DUIs and drivers with suspended licenses in the nation according to a study by Insurify. The same study ranks the state third in speeding tickets meaning North Dakotans with a speeding ticket on average pay 56 percent…

Officers to Work Extra DWI Enforcement Shifts

Drunk-driving related crashes contributed to 84 deaths in Minnesota in 2018.

St. Paul, MN–Officers, deputies and troopers from more than 300 agencies will be working extra DWI enforcement shifts starting August 16 and running through September 2. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) reported a significant increase in drunk-driving related crashes that contributed to¬†84 deaths in Minnesota in 2018, the most since 2015. DPS also reported that nearly 27,000 drivers were…