THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG How Old is Too Old?
Recently I was driving within the city limits with my 8 year old daughter. As I typically do, I travel about 35 miles per hour when the posted speed is 30 mph. Surprisingly I quickly approached the ... Posted on 5/21/13 at 11:37 AM
HEALTH OUT LOUD Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event
The #1 threat to teenagers isnt drugs or crime...its traffic crashes.
Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, in partnership with Caseys Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, would like ... Posted on 5/7/13 at 3:40 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Die winter, die
I think winter needs to close its show and move out of town. I cannot
remember a recent winter which has overstayed its welcome to such
perfection as the one most current.
As a young man near Viking,... Posted on 3/23/13 at 6:06 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Winter Driving, Prepare
Do you have an emergency car or winter storm kit? These make great gifts for family and friends.
This kit should include the following:
blanket or sleeping bag
coffee can with a cover for emergency... Posted on 3/10/13 at 7:54 AM
SLOWING THE RACING MIND Life in “Standby” Mode?
It is the second half of the school year, and I am traveling quite a bit around the state of Minnesota. As the dean of students for an online school, my primary role is to deal with attendance issues.... Posted on 3/1/13 at 7:35 AM
Let’s use this winter to try something new — something that could make all of us happier by getting our streets cleared sooner, providing safer streets for driving and walking and allowing our police and fire staff the access they need to protect us and our homes.
Have a question for the Minnesota State Patrol? E-mail email@example.com, fax it to (218) 720-4120 or mail your question to Duluth News Tribune, Attn: Ask the State Trooper, 424 W. First St., Duluth, MN 55802. You may remain anonymous if you choose.
Have a question you'd like to ask the State Patrol? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to (218) 720-4120 or mail you questions to Duluth News Tribune, 424 W. First St., Duluth, MN 55802. You may remain anonymous if you choose.
Sgt. Mark Baker of the Minnesota State Patrol
, March 22, 2009
Have a question you’d like to ask the State Patrol? E-mail email@example.com, fax it to (218) 720-4120 or mail your question to Duluth News Tribune, Attn: Ask the State Trooper, 424 W. First St., Duluth, MN 55802. You may remain anonymous if you choose.
The University of Minnesota in Minneapolis recently cut back on its use of salt and sand in winter, spread what salt it used more effectively - and saw no increase in accidents and injuries on its streets. Could the Northland follow that model?
I have been trying to find out what the traffic laws are regarding the right of way in residential uncontrolled intersections. I have seen so many people driving so fast through these intersections, not even slowing down, not looking and assuming that because there are no signs that they have the right of way. I was taught that if you arrived at an uncontrolled intersection before another vehicle, that you have the right of way, even if you are making a turn. I have been honked at by cars that were a half a block away when I was turning right, and they came up behind me after my turn, having to apply their brakes because they were going 40 mph and then honking as though they had the right of way. What are the specific laws here?
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