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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

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.
11 days 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.
15 days 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.
27 days 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. 
29 days 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.
1 month 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.
1 month 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.
2 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. 
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 months ago
Three died when a car hit this tree and burst into flames...
Cary Schwanitz

3 killed after car hits tree in Salt Lake City, police say

The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed three adults late Saturday.
4 months ago
Karl Campbell's truck...
Andrew Adams

Wrong-way collision survivor urges drivers to avoid alcohol

A driver hit in a wrong-way collision earlier in the week urged drivers Friday to keep a close eye out for on-coming traffic while staying sober behind the wheel.
4 months ago
Arthur Miller family...
Andrew Adams

Family upset after jury convicted driver on lesser charge in deadly 2020 crash

Family members on Friday called it a “travesty” after a jury convicted the driver who killed their loved one of a lesser charge.
5 months ago
Car with alcohol bottle on the hood...
Katija Stjepovic

Impaired driving arrests up sharply in Utah

The number of impaired driving cases in Utah continues to climb.
5 months ago
Street chicane...
Katija Stjepovic

Salt Lake City test drives pilot program to make streets safer

Salt Lake City is taking advantage of the dry weather lately to make the streets safer.
5 months ago
pulled over auto...
Andrew Adams

Deputies target speeders in Provo Canyon

Fifteen over, 25 over, even 40 miles per hour over—Utah County Sheriff’s deputies found no limit to the speeding Friday as they stepped up efforts to slow down drivers in the middle of Utah’s ‘100 Deadliest Days.’
5 months ago
Trucks drive on a Utah highway...
Katija Stjepovic

UDOT urges drivers to share the road safely with semi-trucks

Utah has more commercial vehicles on our roads than any other state. That's why the Utah Department of Transportation has turned its focus on making sure we share the roads with semi-trucks safely.
6 months ago

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