Weather Forecast


Distracted driving

April 5, 2018
Minnesota plans distracted driving patrol blitz
April 5, 2018 - 1:39pm
April 3, 2018
Brea Miller, right, and her daughter Izzy. The Minnesota State Patrol said the death of Miller, a 31-year-old St. Paul mother, might have been caused by a distracted driver who drove into the rear end of the vehicle she was riding in. Brea Amanda Miller died in the hospital May 4, 2016, three days after the car she was in, which was being driven by her fiance Michael Bain, was involved in a crash on northbound Interstate 35W at County Road D in New Brighton. Submitted photo
Driver gets 90 days for fatal distracted driving crash: Victim's family says it's too little
April 3, 2018 - 7:21pm
March 2, 2018
Samuel Wayne Hicks Courtesy of Washington County Sheriff's Office
Trucker on cell phone charged in fatal Minn. crash can drive, judge rules
March 2, 2018 - 8:32pm
May 25, 2017
Tom Cherveny | Tribune Many of the fatal accidents associated with drowsy driving occur on rural, two lane roads during the night hours.
Opening eyes to danger on the road
May 25, 2017 - 6:59am
December 27, 2016
Cassondra Grogan laughs during an interview on Thursday in a classroom at L. B. Williams Elementary in Mitchell. Grogan has had five surgeries since her accident, and is scheduled for a sixth next summer. (Sarah Barclay/Forum News Service)
Teacher uses near-death accident as lessons on distracted driving, seat belts
December 27, 2016 - 11:57am
September 26, 2016
A man uses a mobile phone July 27 in front of an advertisement board bearing the image of Pokemon Go at an electronic shop in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo
It took a study to show Pokemon Go is a distracted-driving hazard
September 26, 2016 - 10:34am
September 16, 2016
Lawsuit: Driver who struck, killed cyclist 'almost certainly distracted'
September 16, 2016 - 9:36pm
May 2, 2016
Willmar police cite more than 100 in distracted driving campaign
May 2, 2016 - 9:37pm
April 27, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: The tragic truth of distracted driving
April 27, 2016 - 1:30am
April 19, 2016
Minnesota opinion: The serious truth about distracted driving
April 19, 2016 - 1:00am
April 13, 2016
Minnesota police arrest man with 0.31 BAC after his vehicle nearly strikes school bus
April 13, 2016 - 10:51am
April 2, 2016
A distracted driver crosses over the center line into the path of a Hudson, Wis., police squad car. The cars collided, but the officer and distracted driver were not seriously injured. (Dashcam video courtesy Hudson Police Department)play button
Distracted driver collides with police squad car
April 2, 2016 - 10:38am
November 9, 2015
So far this year, the Minnesota State Patrol has stopped 3,467 drivers for doing things like texting or surfing the Web, which t is illegal while behind the wheel, even if stopped in traffic.
Unmarked squad cars added to State Patrol fleet to nab distracted drivers
November 9, 2015 - 12:19pm
April 21, 2015
Distracted driving campaign nets dozens of tickets
April 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
March 5, 2015
Editorial: Distracted driving is a risk that does kill
March 5, 2015 - 9:16am