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October 2, 2009
Minnesota traffic deaths hit 300 for the year
Minnesota's year-to-date traffic fatalities topped 300 over the weekend of September 19-20, putting the state on pace to have fewer traffic deaths than 2008, which had the lowest death count since 1945. As of September 21, the state has recorded 302 traffic deaths, compared to 307...
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October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
2008 traffic deaths in state at lowest count in 64 years
A preliminary 2008 state traffic death count of 424 represents a dramatic 16 percent decrease in deaths from 2007, and the lowest fatality mark since 1944 when 356 motorists were killed. DPS officials say increased seat belt use, as well as proactive approaches such as enhanced impaired...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Traffic deaths in state at lowest mark since 1944
A preliminary 2008 state traffic death count of 424 represents a dramatic 16 percent decrease in deaths from 2007, and the lowest fatality mark since 1944 when 356 motorists were killed. The 2008 death tally will rise as more fatal reports are received by the Minnesota Department...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Traffic deaths in state top 400
Minnesota's preliminary year-to-date traffic fatalities topped 400 deaths last week. The milestone reinforces the importance of a statewide, December-long DWI enforcement effort to prevent a potential spike in alcohol-related fatalities, according to Department of Public Safety (DPS)...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Editorial - These mistakes could take a child's life.
When it comes to child car seats, parents aren't getting it. Three out of every four child restraints are used incorrectly, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), which issued a news release about the problem last week in conjunction with National Child Passenger...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Fire deaths, injuries increase
Fires killed one person every two and half hours across the U.S. last year. The finding was contained in a newly released report on the U.S. fire loss for 2007 and is available in the latest issue of NFPA Journal, the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Minnesota traffic deaths slightly higher in 2007
The state's annual summary of traffic crashes, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Facts 2007, reports 510 people were killed on state roads in 2007, up from 494 in 2006. Contributing to the 3.5 percent death increase was the 35W bridge collapse - 12 of the 13 bridge fatalities were classified...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Road death milestone reached
Minnesota's year-to-date traffic fatalities reached 200 this week following at least six traffic deaths since the 4th of July holiday travel period. The preliminary 202 death count is 13 percent below the pace of last year's tally of 231.
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am