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February 2013

MOTORISTS URGED TO OBEY MOVE OVER LAW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2013

Bismarck, N.D. – Two serious crashes and several close calls on North Dakota roadways have highlighted the need to remind motorists to obey the “Move Over Law” when encountering authorized emergency vehicles and maintenance vehicles. Since January 1, 2013, two North Dakota Highway Patrol vehicles, with lights activated, have been struck while providing traffic control. These crashes have resulted in several injuries to the troopers and motorists involved.

WEATHER-RELATED TRAFFIC EVENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 11, 2013

Fargo, N.D.  – Several weather-related traffic events occurred last weekend in the North Dakota Highway Patrol’s Southeast Region. From February 9 into the evening of February 10, troopers investigated 18 crashes, five involving injuries. Approximately 50 vehicles were assisted after becoming stranded.

February 9

For More Information

Contact: Sergeant Tom Iverson, NDHP
North Dakota Highway Patrol
701-328-2455