Driving in North Dakota during the winter means snow, sleet, and ice which leads to slower traffic, dangerous road conditions, hot tempers, and unanticipated hazards. Here are some suggestions to help you make it safely through the winter.
Winter travel results in an increased number of stalled or stranded vehicles being left on the roadside. The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) investigates abandoned vehicles left along the highway to ensure abandoned vehicles are not occupied and there are no immediate safety concerns.
The new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Rule goes into effect Dec. 18, 2017. The ELD Rule applies to most motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS).
The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) responded to 35 crashes along I-94 and 1-29 in Barnes, Stutsman and Cass counties on Monday, December 4.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to travel with care today. Snow, blowing snow, high winds, reduced visibility and icy, snow covered roadways are expected across the state.
At 5:30 pm on December 2, 2017, a 1974 Cessna Cardinal airplane was flying from Fargo to Bismarck. Due to total engine failure, pilot Jerry Schauer of Bismarck had to land the airplane.
Ever been blinded by the light? I’m not referring to the Manfred Mann song, but when driving down a dark highway and an oncoming driver does not dim their bright lights. When this does happen, it not only affects night vision, but also increases the potential of getting into a crash.
The suspect is identified as 23-year-old Daniel Michael TwoHearts. TwoHearts fired three shots from a 9 mm handgun. Three passengers were in the Chevrolet pickup; two were arrested. Methamphetamine was located inside the vehicle. Area residents were notified as the ground search was conducted.
Motorists are urged to use caution at the rest stops in the Jamestown area. The North Dakota Highway Patrol has received calls from the public regarding two males in a paper-plated white Kia approaching them and asking for money.