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April 18, 2024
BISMARCK, N.D. – The Vision Zero Priority Emphasis Area Team for Occupant Protection (seat belts) was recently recognized during the Lifesaver Conference in Denver, Colo. for their work to pass North Dakota’s Primary Seat Belt Law. The [...]
April 17, 2024
STATEWIDE, N.D. – The number of Drug Recognition Experts (DREs) in North Dakota has increased by 16 to a total of 63 officers in 23 different agencies as 420 approaches.   April 20, more commonly known as “420” has become synonymous [...]
March 28, 2024
BISMARCK, N.D. – Law enforcement across the state will have extra patrols to enforce the state’s distracted driving law during the month of April as a part of the national distracted driving enforcement campaign Put the Phone Away or Pay. Distracted [...]
March 28, 2024
STATEWIDE, N.D. – North Dakotans continue to choose ND Sober Ride to get home safely when they are out celebrating.       167 sober rides were provided to Lyft riders during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, an increase [...]
March 11, 2024
STATEWIDE, N.D. – ND Sober Ride, a Vision Zero program to remove impaired drivers from North Dakota roads, will offer discounted Lyft rides, where available, in time for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Codes will be available from March 15-17, [...]
March 7, 2024
STATEWIDE, N.D. – Law enforcement agencies across the state participated in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign Dec. 15, 2023 through Jan. 31, 2024 to deter motorists from driving impaired. Of the 147 alcohol or drug-related [...]
February 26, 2024
STATEWIDE, N.D. – Law enforcement across the state will have extra patrols during the month of March to remove impaired drivers from the road during Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Alcohol-related crashes in North Dakota occur about every 13 [...]
January 31, 2024
STATEWIDE, N.D. – Preliminary data shows more than half of fatal crashes in North Dakota in 2023 were lane departure-related. Lane departure continues to be a leading cause of fatal crashes in North Dakota.   Vision Zero reminds drivers [...]
January 30, 2024
FORT YATES, N.D. - Representatives from Vision Zero, the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Sioux County Sheriff’s Office and school administrators welcomed Standing Rock Community School as the latest Vision Zero School at an assembly today. Student [...]
January 10, 2024
STATEWIDE, N.D. – ND Sober Ride continues to be the choice of many to get home safely after a night out.      A total of 281 rides were given from Dec. 19, 2023 – Jan. 2, 2024, an increase of 122 rides, or a 76% increase [...]

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