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Remembering and following the basics of safe driving can prevent crashes and fatalities on the road. Some of the basics include: always wearing a seat belt, obeying road signs and traffic signals, keeping a safe distance from vehicles, maintaining a reasonable speed and avoiding texting or eating while driving so you can be aware of your surroundings. Click to read more.

Road to Zero

A Kaysville police officer stopped a wrong-way driver on I-15. (Tanner Siegworth, KSL TV)...
Josh Ellis and Emma Benson, KSL TV

Kaysville police officer stops wrong-way driver on I-15

A Kaysville police officer crashed head-on into a car to stop a wrong-way driver on Interstate 15 early Friday morning.
22 days ago
Interstate traffic...
Katija Stjepovic

New campaign underway to prevent road rage in Utah

The Utah Department of Transportation and Department of  Public Safety launched a new campaign Tuesday addressing Utah's road rage problem.
2 months ago
(FILE) A Lyft driver waiting for their passenger. (KSL TV)...
Emma Benson

Officials remind you to celebrate responsibly this New Year’s Eve

The countdown to 2024 is on, and law enforcement is reminding Utahns to celebrate responsibly this weekend.
2 months ago
Graeson Coughenour, a University of Utah student who survived the wrong-way crash in Parleys Canyon...
Andrew Adams

‘Everything happened so fast:’ Survivor of Parleys Canyon wrong-way crash urges caution

One of the drivers injured in a deadly Wednesday night wrong-way crash in Parleys Canyon urged others to be ready for whatever is just down the road.
3 months ago
The 'Plan a Sober Ride' campaign sign at a Salt Lake bar....
Katija Stjepovic

UHP stresses the importance of sober driving during holiday season

Several Utah agencies are urging holiday drivers to drive safely by giving bargoers a discount for a ride back home.
3 months ago
(Aubrey Shafer, KSL TV)...
Karah Brackin

Third wrong-way crash in four days part of troubling trend on Utah roads, UHP says

A wrong-way crash that left one person dead and two injured in Parleys Canyon is part of a troubling trend on Utah's roads, state troopers said Thursday.
3 months ago
(Aubrey Shafer, KSL TV)...
Josh Ellis

1 killed, 2 injured in wrong-way crash on I-80 in Parleys Canyon

One person is dead and two were hospitalized after a wrong-way crash that temporarily closed part of Interstate 80 late Wednesday night.
3 months ago
Eli Mitchell sign...
Andrew Adams

West Jordan street renamed for 13-year-old killed by drunk driver

Family members converged on a street corner Friday as city workers installed new signs marking the renaming of a street in memory of a 13-year-old boy killed in a crosswalk by a drunk driver.
3 months ago
A damaged UHP patrol car for rescue practice. (KSL TV)...
Katija Stjepovic

Utah DPS urges drivers to use extra caution when first responders are working

Utah's DPS is reminding drivers to be cautious when approaching a crash or a scene where first responders are working.
4 months ago
Canyons sticker...
Katija Stjepovic

Cottonwood Canyons sticker program is underway

Dozens of people lined up Wednesday to get their cars inspected, stickered, and cleared for the canyons ahead of winter and ski season.
4 months ago
(FILE) An UHP trooper pulling over a driver....
Katija Stjepovic

Study: Utah ranks first in increased DUI drivers

A new study ranks Utah as the number one state seeing a rise in impaired driving in the last few years. 
4 months ago
Police investigate pedestrian fatal...
Lindsay Aerts and Shara Park, KSL TV

Eight Utah pedestrians hit and killed on Utah roads in October

As Utahns head into the weekend before Halloween, state safety officials are pleading with drivers and pedestrians to use caution.
4 months ago
The city recently installed a concrete bulb-out and a pedestrian refuge island on Fourth West to ma...
Katija Stjepovic

SLC makes safety improvements at West High School crosswalk

Sharing the roads as a pedestrian can be scary, this year 26 pedestrians have been hit and killed on Utah roads.
4 months ago
(Photo courtesy: Travis Daddow)...
Ashley Moser

Brother of pedestrian hit and killed in South Salt Lake pleads with drivers to slow down

The family of a woman hit and killed by a car in South Salt Lake is pleading with drivers to slow down.
6 months ago
Pedestrian waits to cross a street...
Katija Stjepovic

UHP: increasing rate of autoped crashes is unacceptable and preventable

We all learned the basic driving behaviors in driver's ed; avoid distractions, never drive impaired, come to a complete stop, wait until a pedestrian has fully crossed the road, and don’t excede posted speed limits. Lately, drivers are taking those laws as suggestions. 
6 months ago
Car making an illegal pass on U.S. Highway 6...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Woman records reckless drivers passing illegally on US Highway 6

An Emery County woman is sharing her troubling drive on U.S. Highway 6 through Spanish Fork Canyon recently, saying she recorded several cars taking a dangerous risk.
6 months ago
A snowy road in Utah...
Katija Stjepovic

Planning for emergencies on the road before they happen

With summer ending and winter just weeks away, now is the time to prepare for difficult conditions in the snow.
6 months ago
A motorcycle crash in Utah during the "100 Deadly Days"...
Katija Stjepovic

85 people died in traffic crashes during Utah’s 100 Deadliest Days

The 100 Deadliest Days on Utah roads is over. On average, fatalities nearly doubled over the summer months, but not this year.
6 months ago
File photo shows destruction after a truck lost control goind down the hill into Garden City...
Mike Anderson

UDOT safety improvements to help prevent semi crashes on U.S. 89 near Bear Lake

If you've never driven the stretch of U.S. Highway 89 leading to Garden City, you may not know that a steep drop is coming unless you're paying attention.
6 months ago
File photo of a car crash...
Katija Stjepovic

UHP looking for drowsy drivers as children head back to school

The third week in August is drowsy driving awareness week in Utah.
6 months ago
A deputy with the Sanpete County Sheriff's Office was nearly hit when a box truck collided with ano...
Andrew Adams

Dash camera footage captures Sanpete County box truck collision that injured deputy

Troopers urged drivers to make sure they are alert and focused behind the wheel as they released dash camera footage that captured a box truck collision that injured a sheriff’s deputy earlier this month.
7 months ago
two trucks, one turned on its side...
Larry D. Curtis and Michael Houck, KSL TV

1 killed in St. George collision, 1 man arrested

One man is dead and another driver is in police custody after a collision in St. George Tuesday.
7 months ago
UHP State Trooper Car file 121222...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com 

Motorcyclist arrested after racing 139 mph on I-15 freeway, trooper says

A motorcyclist was arrested Monday night after troopers say he was racing another car on the freeway and going nearly 140 mph.
7 months ago
Prius at crash site. (Utah Highway Patrol)...
Brianna Chavez

UHP urges drivers to be cautious after two deadly crashes Saturday night

Utah Highway Patrol urging drivers to be mindful of their surroundings before getting behind the wheel after two fatal crashes Saturday night.
7 months ago

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