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February 25, 2021
Statewide, ND- Alcohol and drug-related motor vehicle crashes, fatalities and arrests for driving under the influence are 100% preventable, yet 42% of motor vehicle fatalities in 2019 were alcohol-involved.   To save lives and remove impaired [...]
February 18, 2021
Statewide – Law enforcement agencies across the state participated in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign from December 18, 2020 – January 31, 2021 to reinforce the importance of not driving under the influence. Over the [...]
February 4, 2021
Statewide, ND – Single-vehicle lane departure is the most common type of crash resulting in serious injuries in rural areas in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) reminds drivers to take personal responsibility behind [...]
December 23, 2020
Statewide – Law enforcement agencies across the state participated in the Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign from November 16 - 29, 2020 to help save lives on North Dakota roads. A total of 1,696 citations were attributed to the overtime [...]
December 10, 2020
Statewide - Law enforcement across the state will have extra patrols to remove impaired drivers from the road from Dec. 18 until Jan. 31 as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Preliminary 2020 data shows fatalities from alcohol [...]
December 9, 2020
BISMARCK, ND – The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) want to remind all residents to always wear their seat belt when traveling as motor vehicle fatalities in 2020 near 100. Seat belt [...]
December 2, 2020
Statewide – From October 16 – November 15, 2020, law enforcement agencies across North Dakota deployed extra patrols enforcing the law against underage drinking as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.   A total of 218 [...]
November 12, 2020
In 2020, individuals were not wearing a seat belt in nearly 64% of the motor vehicle fatalities where seat belts were present in the vehicle.  Seat belts save lives and are the single most effective way to prevent injury and death in a motor [...]
October 19, 2020
Williston, ND - The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) reminds drivers to watch for enhanced safety features as part of the Safety Corridor on Highway 85 from Watford City to ND 68. Safety Corridors include signage indicating reduced [...]
October 15, 2020
Statewide – Teen drivers age 14-19 account for 5% of all licensed drivers but are behind the wheel in nearly 20% of all crashes in North Dakota. During National Teen Driver Safety Week from October 18-24, the North Dakota Department of Transportation [...]

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