October 2, 2013 in Uncategorized
RAPID CITY (AP) â The Pennington County Commission has joined a number of other South Dakota local governments in banning texting while driving.
The South Dakota Legislature has refused so far to pass a statewide ban, so some eastern South Dakot…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
September 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
A 2009 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, the latest available, states that on average 19 children die in school transportation-related accidents each year. Harlow’s Bus Service manager Burton Lewton and his crew in Dickinson are worried that Dickinson Public Schools students will become part of that statistic if area drivers don’t start following the law and stopping for in-service school buses. Continue Reading
August 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO A Minnesota man made headlines last week for having his license taken away for driving too slow, a situation police officials in Fargo-Moorhead say is rare here. Continue Reading
August 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Beach Boys sang about a 16-year-old girl who had “Fun, Fun, Fun” until her daddy took her T-Bird away. Danny Zuko and his best friend Kenickie, along with the rest of the T-Birds turned a jalopy into Greased Lightning, saved the day and won the hearts of all the Pink Ladies and countless TV teens couldn’t wait to get their driver’s license. Continue Reading
July 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO The long arm of the law will soon hold a shorter leash when it comes to proving you have liability insurance to drive in North Dakota. Continue Reading
July 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS The all-glass front offers Dakota Harvest Bakery workers Mike McCullough and Blue Weber a clear view of parallel-parking efforts on North Third Street in downtown Grand Forks. Asked if such efforts can be amusing, they simultaneously burst into laughter. Continue Reading
July 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.
July 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) Rapid City officials say they’re in no hurry to join seven of the largest cities in South Dakota that have passed laws that prohibit texting when driving.
July 13, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Younger drivers feel the need to speed, and as a result accounted for nearly 60 percent of the speed-related deaths over the past three years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. In comparison, drivers 65 and older were involved in just 5 percent of the speed-related fatalities. Continue Reading