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Three motorcyclists cited for going 151 mph in a 55-mph zone

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT TOTTEN — Three motorcyclists were cited Wednesday for reckless driving after being clocked at 151 mph in a 55-mph zone near Fort Totten, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.
A state trooper pulled the men over about 8:30 p.m. on Highway …continue reading on

OUR VIEW: Politicians’ speeding is no longer funny

July 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

They’re busy people, so they deserve a break when it comes to speed limits, right?
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Daugaard jokes about Iowa Gov. Branstad’s speeding

July 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

In April, an Iowa trooper clocked Branstad’s SUV going 84 mph, but the car was not stopped after it was determined it was Branstad inside. A trooper who complained about the incident was fired on Thursday.
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Speed kills

July 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Summertime has proven to be the deadliest time of year on the roads in Minnesota, largely due to motorists traveling faster at unsafe speeds, with clear roads providing a false sense of security, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). Continue Reading

North Dakota legislation you may have missed

May 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Elementary students will get their milk and North Dakotans can still own part of a cow and keep their share of the milk. Continue Reading

Doctor’s opinion discounted under workers’ comp bill

April 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A treating doctor’s opinion about an injury may be thrown out by Workforce Safety and Insurance under a bill passed by the House on Friday.
Senate Bill 2298 gives WSI the final say on how to handle a workers’ compensation claim. Continue Reading

House committee hears bill to target out-of-state speeders

January 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK As he took to the podium, Rep. Bob Skarphol, R-Tioga, chuckled, “It’s very obvious to you folks what precipitated this from coming about.” Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Bill’s failure will protect speeding for the privileged

January 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Got a big checking account? Go ahead, then. Speed all you want. That’s the way it is in South Dakota, and that’s no way to make our streets and highways safe. Continue Reading

SD House panel rejects license points for repeat speeders

January 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Opponents said it would inconvenience drivers and require extensive record-keeping just to crack down on a few hundred who repeatedly speed. Continue Reading

Lawmakers look at proposed speeding fines

January 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A $13 speeding ticket for driving 13 mph over the speed limit in North Dakota today carries the same fine as it did in 1975. Continue Reading