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NDDOT says new autonomous impact protection vehicle will improve road safety

They plan to officially expand the autonomous impact protection vehicle in the metro this spring.

HORACE, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Transportation unveils its first self-driving impact protection vehicle. New vehicle technology is hoping to make roads safer in North Dakota. It was developed by two companies and used to turn a NDDOT truck into a self-driving vehicle. The director of the NDDOT Bill Panos says it will improve safety in work zones…

Intermodal Train Service To Begin Next Week In North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum calls it a "game-changer"

MINOT, N.D. — Intermodal rail service is coming to North Dakota and Gov. Doug Burgum calls it a “game-changer”. He says next week, Minot will receive an intermodal unit train at a newly operational facility serviced by BNSF. Intermodal uses two modes of freight, such as truck and rail. The service will allow for the movement of international containers so…

Fargo Police Seek Help Identifying Hit and Run Suspect

The incident occurred outside of No Bull at approximately 11:45 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.-Fargo police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle who struck a pedestrian on New Year’s Eve. The incident occurred outside of No Bull in the 600 block of NP Avenue at approximately 11:45 p.m. The victim was walking between two parked cars when the vehicle struck them. They received non-life threatening injuries. The…

Tools Are Stolen From Cass County Electric Truck During Blizzard

A bucket truck was left near Colfax, North Dakota while crews worked to restore power

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption COLFAX, N.D. — Cass County Electric Cooperative is on the lookout for some stolen tools. A bucket truck was left near Colfax, North Dakota during the blizzard while crews worked to restore power. When they…

Truckers Run Massive Convoy For Special Olympics

Seventy trucks escorted by police made their annual eighteen–mile–drive around Fargo to raise money for Special Olympics.

FARGO N.D. — It’s a grand old round–up of truckers from across the valley for a significant cause. Seventy trucks escorted by police made their annual eighteen–mile–drive around Fargo to raise money for Special Olympics. The Truck Convoy for Special Olympics is also a way to celebrate the trucking industry, law enforcement, and everyone who helps support causes like these….

Strong Wind Causes Semi to Tip on I-94

It happened four miles east of Tower City

BUFFALO, N.D. — Strong wind causes a semi to tip on I-94. It happened near Buffalo, North Dakota. The truck was pulling an empty box trailer. The semi blocked part of the westbound land of the interstate. The 22-year-old driver from New York was taken to Essentia for minor injuries. The blocked lane was opened about 30 minutes after the…

Food By The Truckload, Fargo hosts Food Truck Festival

FARGO N.D – At the Food Truck Fair in Fargo are getting the chance to try out some local vendors and with all these food and drink options there is something for everybody. One local vendor called the CzechWagon has a long history with the celebration. “We’ve been doing it for 5 or 6 years or so with the trailer…

Corrosive Fluid Spills from FedEx Truck on Main Avenue

The chemical didn't cause any harm because of the low temperatures

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Traffic was down to one lane on part of Main Avenue early this afternoon after a corrosive fluid spilled from a FedEx truck. A two and a half gallon pail of a chemical fell off the truck in West Fargo, and another car hit it, causing it to spill on the street. Firefighters used floor–dry to get…

Driver Of Crashed Hot Tar Tanker Passes Away

North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 21-year-old Bradley Jackson of Woodlands, Manitoba

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — The driver of a semi that crashed and spilled a load of hot tar has died of his injuries. North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 21-year-old Bradley Jackson of Woodlands, Manitoba. Jackson’s tanker truck left Grand Forks County Road 7 near Thompson last Wednesday and tipped over, spilling 6,000 gallons of hot tar….

Firefighters Battle Two Blazes Just Down the Street From Each Other

One was at the Case New Holland plant; another was a truck fire that spread to an RV

FARGO N.D. — It was a busy morning for Fargo firefighters. Two fires broke out just down the street from each other. The fire department says a call came in around 10:20 a.m. for a pickup on fire at 16 Street North. That also set the RV next to it on fire. There were no injuries. At the Case New Holland…