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).
As part of an effort to slow down speeders, DPS is stepping up speed enforcement through this weekend.
Statewide, there were 243 speed-related deaths in the last three years.
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