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February 20, 2017
Nick Wagner / Forum News Service file

Researchers say parents may want to limit teens' driving on weekends. The vast majority of young people who die in alcohol-related crashes are killed on Friday and Saturday evenings. Even if youth themselves are not drinking and driving, they are more likely to be killed by adults who have been drinking and driving on weekend evenings.
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February 6, 2017
An electronic sign seen on U.S. Highway 12 east of Willmar warns motorists to drive carefully. The message displayed by the sign read: “Phone down belt on.” Forum News Service file photo
Bill seeks to limit drivers' phone use to hands-free
February 6, 2017 - 9:09pm
February 4, 2017
Cartoon by Dave Granlund published Feb. 4
February 4, 2017 - 11:04pm
November 24, 2016
A woman talks on her cell phone while driving in Burbank, California June 25, 2008.    REUTERS/Fred Prouser
U.S. offers mobile device guidelines to curb driver distraction
November 24, 2016 - 9:44am
April 13, 2016
An electronic sign seen Tuesday on U.S. Highway 12 east of Willmar warns motorists to drive carefully. The two messages displayed by the sign read: “Be alert crashes hurt” and “Phone down belt on.” (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
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April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
February 9, 2016
Distracted teen driver pleads guilty in crash that killed two
February 9, 2016 - 8:53pm
December 16, 2015
Scene of a two-vehicle accident early Wednesday afternoon on a windswept portion of U.S. Highway 71 about 7 miles south of Willmar and 200 yards south of the former Svea schoolhouse. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Kandiyohi County crash injures three
December 16, 2015 - 8:44pm
Rain and snow combined for slippery driving conditions this morning on North Business 71 in Willmar. TRIBUNE Photoplay button
MnDOT: Keep speeds down and eyes on the road during winter weather
December 16, 2015 - 12:05pm
July 30, 2015
Texting and driving fines to increase
July 30, 2015 - 11:01pm
June 1, 2015
South Dakotan Chris Weber tells reporters Monday that he made a one-second mistake that killed a southwest Minnesota woman and changed two families’ lives. He was using a mobile telephone when his vehicle hit the woman’s bicycle. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
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February 26, 2015
Discussion slated Saturday on driver’s licenses for immigrants
February 26, 2015 - 11:28pm
October 9, 2014
MnDOT renames winter road conditions using descriptive words
October 9, 2014 - 11:25pm
September 3, 2014
Sheriff reminds people to walk, drive carefully
September 3, 2014 - 11:14pm
May 9, 2014
Matt Logan holds a laptop with a photo of his daughter, Deianerah Jean. The 17-year-old lost her life when texting while driving on the first day of school of her senior year. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
A father gives his perspective on distracted driving: ‘My daughter made a choice ... ’
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