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Trooper on a Bus Event Scheduled for Richardton

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To enhance safety for school children, North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) Troopers in the southwest region will partner with school officials from Richardton Taylor Public Schools to conduct a ‘Trooper on a Bus’ enforcement effort on Tuesday, Nov. 5.


Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled in Stark County

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol, Dickinson Police Department, and Stark County Sherriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at a predetermined location in Stark County on Saturday, Nov. 2 to deter motorists from choosing to drink and drive.


Walsh County DUI Checkpoint Planned for Nov. 1

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Walsh County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at a predetermined location in Walsh County on Friday, Nov. 1. For sober drivers, the checkpoint may result in a minimal travel delay of 2-3 minutes.


Sobriety Checkpoint Planned in Morton County

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On Friday, Oct. 25, the North Dakota Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at a predetermined location in Morton County. For sober drivers, there will be minimal travel delay of 2-3 minutes. Following the checkpoint, NDHP Troopers will conduct a saturation patrol to remove impaired drivers from the road.
 


Westbound I94 Closure

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol and North Dakota Department of Transportation have closed I94 westbound starting at West Fargo effective at 10:00 am Oct. 11.


Trooper on a Train Scheduled for Oct. 3

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol is participating in Trooper on a Train, Thursday, Oct. 3. A trooper will be present on an eastbound train beginning in Mandan. The trooper will watch for railroad grade crossing violations as the train travels east from Mandan.


Williams County DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol Planned

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Williams County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at a predetermined location in Williams County on Saturday, Sept. 28.


Under The Trooper's Hat: School Bus Safety

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With school back in session, it’s important for motorists to use caution when children are getting on or off a school bus. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, children are safer riding on school buses than in private vehicles. The most hazardous times for children who ride a school bus is when they are getting on and off a bus.


I-94 Border to Border Enforcement Planned

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Minnesota State Patrol and Wisconsin State Patrol, will be conducting a Border-to-Border enforcement saturation effort on Interstate 94, Aug. 26 through Sept. 1 leading up to the Labor Day holiday.
 


Under The Trooper's Hat: Detectors, Double Yellow Lines and Trailer Registration

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This month's article focuses on questions I recently was asked regarding Radar/Laser Detectors, Double Yellow Lines and Trailer Registration.