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Signs of Spring

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

Tulips 🌷 Lady bugs 🐞 Baby chicks 🐥 And motorcycles 🏍 These are the signs of spring. The ones you need to keep an eye out for when you’re driving are motorcycles. For the most part, they’ve been off the road for the last 5-6 months. But they’re back. And that means you need to […]

Media Advisory: St. Patrick’s Day/NCAA Tournament DUI Prevention

Posted on: March 15th, 2017

Get a PDF of the media advisory here For Immediate Release: Law Enforcement Opens Its Play Book to Encourage Drivers to Make a Game Plan Officers are teaming up to protect the public from DUI drivers during St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness festivities. WHAT: Media event to remind everyone to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day […]

Are You Visible or Invisible?

Posted on: March 6th, 2017

How many runners do you see in the picture above? There are 6 – but three are invisible at 400 feet in a car’s headlights. The ones that can be seen are wearing reflective gear. The others just have on brightly colored shirts. Watch this video to see the contrast between visible and invisible runners: […]

2016 Utah Traffic Fatalities

Posted on: February 15th, 2017

Get a PDF of the 2016 Fatal Crash Summary here Our data team has finished compiling traffic fatality data for 2016.  There were 280 lives lost on Utah’s roads last year. Some areas of concern in Utah during 2016:   Traffic deaths increased from 220 in 2013 to 280 in 2016, the fourth year in […]

A Simple Message For Your True Love – Buckle Up

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

Under the Right Influence We all know someone who won’t buckle up. It may even be someone you love – a family member or close friend. The good news is that people who don’t buckle up told us the would buckle up if a loved one asked them to. You can use this positive influence […]

Make the Right Call for the Big Game – Drive Sober

Posted on: February 3rd, 2017

Our data shows it’s not just refs that make bad calls on Super Bowl Sunday. Alcohol-impaired driver crashes increase in Utah on Super Bowl Sunday – by an average of 34%. To address this issue, law enforcement officers will be working extra overtime shifts to remove impaired drivers from Utah’s roads. Plan your safe and […]

Winter Coats Can Interfere With Car Seat Safety

Posted on: November 29th, 2016

The temperatures are dropping, so it’s time to bundle your little ones up to protect against the cold. But did you know a winter coat can affect your child’s car seat’s ability to do its job? According to Safe Kids,  “A bulky coat can compress in a crash and create a loose car seat harness, putting […]

Winter Driving Conditions Tomorrow – Prepare Now for a Safe Drive

Posted on: November 27th, 2016

Are you ready for this? There’s a winter storm warning for much of northern Utah – 3-6 inches of The Greatest Snow on Earth is forecast for valley floors. This means there’s a high possibility of snowy roads for your commute. It’s probably been awhile since you’ve driven in snow. Please visit our winter driving […]

Thankful for Seat Belts

Posted on: November 18th, 2016

Six teens who survived a roll over crash near Sundance on October 15th helped share an important message to Utahns before Thanksgiving travel gets started: buckle up. As they headed to homecoming, the truck left the road and rolled down a 30 foot embankment. Kaylee Dial said “Even though we were rolling a lot, I […]

Teens who survived roll over crash in Sundance Canyon wear "Living Proof" shirts