Question: I was driving on the interstate and I pulled off onto the shoulder to take a call on my cellphone, which I thought was the responsible thing to do. As I sat there, a Minnesota State Trooper pulled in behind me.
Question: I know that numerous police agencies have Dodge Chargers. Do you know if the State Patrol uses one, too, or do they use something else for similar purposes?
Answer: For us, it is a specialty vehicle and not our typical fleet/patrol vehicle.
Question: As a traffic safety official, I am very upset that people don’t realize that there is some significance as to what is going on with using the term “crash” as compared to using the word “accident” in news articles and other media. I see both terms used and I personally know that there is some intentionality about this.
Question: My car has running lights and I always assumed that meant my rear lights were on as well, but my husband let me know one day as he was following behind me in the fog that my tail lights were not on.