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December 1, 2021
Statewide – The North Dakota Department of Transportation through Vision Zero encourages aging drivers, their family, friends and caregivers to have conversations about driving habits during Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, Dec. 6-10. Age-related [...]
November 19, 2021
Bismarck, ND - Families and friends of those who lost their life in motor vehicle crashes gathered with state and local officials to commemorate World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims at the state capitol Friday. The World Day of Remembrance [...]
October 28, 2021
Statewide, ND – Crash fatalities in North Dakota continue to trend higher in 2021 than in 2020 with 90 fatalities as of Oct. 23. Seat belts are the single most effective safety device to prevent death and injury in a motor vehicle crash, yet 54% [...]
October 25, 2021
Statewide – ND Sober Ride, a Vision Zero program to remove impaired drivers from North Dakota roads, will offer discounted Lyft rides during Halloween weekend, where available. Codes will be available from Oct. 29 to Oct. 31, or while codes last. [...]
October 21, 2021
Statewide – In an effort to save lives, law enforcement agencies across the state worked overtime in September for the statewide distracted driving enforcement campaign, U Drive. U Text. U Pay.   A total of 284 citations were attributed [...]
October 14, 2021
Statewide – It is never too early, or too often, to discuss driving habits with teens. Parents can start the conversation during National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 17-23, 2021. The North Dakota Department of Transportation encourages parents [...]
September 30, 2021
Statewide – Law enforcement agencies across the state participated in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign from August 20 to September 6, 2021 to deter motorists from driving impaired. Of the 108 alcohol or drug-related citations [...]
September 27, 2021
Statewide, ND – Lane departure is a leading cause of fatal crashes in North Dakota. As of September 18, 59% of the 82 vehicle fatalities in 2021 involved lane departure.   Single-vehicle lane departure is the most common type of crash resulting [...]
September 22, 2021
BISMARCK, N.D. – During national Child Passenger Safety Week, September 19-25, 2021, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) encourages parents and caregivers to take time to ensure their car seats and booster seats fit their children appropriately [...]
September 9, 2021
Statewide – Law enforcement agencies across the state participated in the Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign from July 1 to August 19, 2021 to help save lives on North Dakota roads.   A total of 3,283 citations were attributed to the [...]

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