MN has Reached Halfway Point of the 100 Deadliest Days of the Year

Minnesota has reached the half way point through the 100 deadliest days of the year.

 

The 100 deadliest days in Minnesota is referred to by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety as the most dangerous point of the year for drivers due to a spike in road fatalities.

 

DPS marks the 100 deadliest days between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

 

The State Department of Public Safety says 37 percent of all traffic deaths in 2018 have occurred since Memorial Day.

 

Drivers are encouraged to slow down, plan ahead and refuse to drive until every passenger is wearing their seatbelt.

 

Law Enforcement agencies will be participating in an extra enforcement period through July 22nd.  About 300 agencies across the State are participating.