Changing seasons and safety campaigns with MSP Sgt. Neil Dickenson

Written by Kris Norton, Kris@KSDMRadio.com (9/1/2020)

International Falls - Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Neil Dickenson joined The Morning Show, Tuesday, to review the Patrol's Hands-Free Driving campaign on its one-year anniversary, entering the back-to school season, and winter preparedness precautions. With officers accepting overtime detail, over one thousand citations were handed out in a two-week period.

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Although schools will be returning to a hybrid, non-traditional semester, buses will be out and about as normal. Sgt. Dickenson reminds drivers that school bus arm violations are being enforced, and come with a hefty fine.

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The amber flashing lights on buses are not the only to keep an eye out for, Dickenson explains.

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With Labor Day approaching, there will be an increased presence in an attempt to crack down on intoxicated drivers.

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