Minnesota

GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the state of Minnesota. For more information, consult the State Highway Safety Office.

As Drivers Return to the Roadways, Seven States Receive Grants to Stop High Risk Impaired Driving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2020

CONTACT: Adrian Nicholas, 202-580-7934, anicholas@ghsa.org

GHSA & Responsibility.org to Award $245,000 in Highway Safety Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the sixth consecutive year, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) are awarding grants to help states keep Americans safe from the most dangerous impaired drivers.

DUID Training Grant: Minnesota

The Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety used grant funding from GHSA and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) to host a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) School October 2018 through January 2019. Law enforcement agencies were notified of the training opportunity through multiple postings and distribution through the DRE network, Minnesota Police Chief Association, Minnesota Sheriff Association, Law Enforcement Liaison networks and the Minnesota County Attorney Association.

Minnesota's move to raise speed limits on rural highways gets cheers, criticism

Many states have raised speed limits in recent years, a cause for concern as speeding continues to account for nearly a third of traffic deaths each year. GHSA's Kara Macek discusses the challenges posed by these increases.

Minnesota's move to raise speed limits on rural highways gets cheers, criticism

Story by Mary Lynn Smith
January 25, 2019

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