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HIGH WINDS; TRAVEL WITH CARE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 11, 2013

Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to travel with care today. High winds are expected across the state with gusts reaching 50 miles per hour. During inclement weather, high profile vehicles, long load type vehicles, and permitted over dimensional vehicles need to be aware of restriction movement laws.

North Dakota law restricts movement for these vehicles when wind or other conditions may cause the vehicle or attachment to swerve, whip, sway, or fail to follow in the path of the towing vehicle.

For more information, visit nd.gov/ndhp or contact the NDHP motor carrier division at 701-328-5128.

For More Information

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