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Texting and Driving

April 3, 2018
Brea Miller, right, and her daughter Izzy. The Minnesota State Patrol said the death of Miller, a 31-year-old St. Paul mother, might have been caused by a distracted driver who drove into the rear end of the vehicle she was riding in. Brea Amanda Miller died in the hospital May 4, 2016, three days after the car she was in, which was being driven by her fiance Michael Bain, was involved in a crash on northbound Interstate 35W at County Road D in New Brighton. Submitted photo
Driver gets 90 days for fatal distracted driving crash: Victim's family says it's too little
April 3, 2018 - 7:21pm
May 1, 2016
Extra enforcement finds too many distraction dangers
May 1, 2016 - 9:44pm
April 19, 2016
Brainerd officers Derek Pallansch and Justin Athman pull a driver over for texting and driving on Washington Street during last year's texting and driving saturation. (File photo/Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Law enforcement continues the fight against distracted driving
April 19, 2016 - 7:44pm
November 25, 2015
"The increase in smartphones in our hands is so significant, there's no question that has to play some role. But we don't have enough information yet to determine how big a role," said Mark Rosekind, who heads the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the federal government's auto safety watchdog. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths
November 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
August 19, 2015
Woman, 25, charged with hitting, killing bicyclist while texting
August 19, 2015 - 1:17pm
July 3, 2014
Driver faces vehicular homicide charges in truck-bike crash that killed mother of two
July 3, 2014 - 9:35am
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