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Minnesotans who fail to show up to driver's license test will be fined

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety cited a growing number of "no shows" to test appointments.

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Driving exam, test stations begin to reopen across MN

Most exam sites were closed at the start of the COVID pandemic.

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Minnesota is on track for the most road deaths since 2007

Minnesota has recorded 384 traffic deaths as of Oct. 14.

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Driver killed after crashing into parked semi-trailer

The crash occurred on the 5800 block of University Avenue Northeast.

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More than 1,800 seat belt violations in 2 week crackdown 'baffles' police

The campaign ran from Sep. 19 to Sep. 30 and resulted in 1,805 seat belt citations.

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Crash in southern Minnesota kills motorcyclist

The crash happened Saturday at Highway 42 and County Road 14 in Highland Township.

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Minnesota officials issue more than 17,000 speeding citations in July

Last month, 294 agencies participated in a campaign to crack down on speeding.

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Three motorcyclists injured in Red Wing crash

The crash occurred at the intersection of Aspen Avenue and Highway 61.

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Six DVS workers accessed driver, vehicle data without authorization

Authorities said the acts don't appear to have been for '"nefarious" purposes.

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Motorcyclist dies in multi-vehicle crash on I-94 in Oakdale

The incident happened Monday night on Interstate 94.

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Motorcyclist killed in crash after attempting to pass SUV on the right

The incident occurred near 34th Street from 8th Avenue Northwest.

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Fatal crash that closed north I-35 caused when SUV crossed median

The incident occurred Friday afternoon one mile south of Hinckley in eastern Minnesota.

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Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

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More than 130K Minnesotans have one week to renew their licenses, IDs

About 300,000 Minnesotans license or ID expiration dates were extended to March 31 due to COVID. Now they're about to expire.

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'Grim' milestone: Minnesota's traffic deaths reach 364, tying 2019 total

“With fewer vehicles on the road during the 2020 pandemic, the loss of life on Minnesota roads is beyond disappointing."

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MN driver's manual now says what to do when you're pulled over and have a gun

The change comes four years after Philando Castile was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop in which he was legally carrying a gun.

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DPS commissioner says George Floyd death looked like a 'murder'

It's the first time anyone from law enforcement has called it a murder.

Road deaths in Minnesota were up across the board in 2018

380 people died in 2018, up from 358 in 2017.