Despite the fact that 2020 was a plagued by a pandemic that forced many people to stay home and off the roads, Minnesota saw a huge jump in traffic fatalities and excessive speeding tickets. There were fewer people on the roads, and some drivers saw this as an opportunity to put the pedal to the […]
Although the coronavirus has kept a number of people from commuting to work, those who are still driving every day seem to be doing so at higher speeds, according to a report from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. The OTS believes that drivers are taking advantage of fewer cars on […]
Although there are fewer drivers on the road because of the Stay At Home orders put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19, that doesn’t mean that everything is smooth sailing on Minnesota roads. Fewer cars on the road make it easier to navigate traffic, but it also appears that it’s leading to […]
We’ve highlighted a number of the new laws that went into effect on August 1 in past blog pieces, but another change that went into law earlier this month is just starting to make headlines. We’ve already talked about the new hands-free driving law and the left lane slowpoke law, but we also want to […]
In today’s fast paced world, it’s not surprising that more people speed while driving than those who follow the posted limits.