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January Defensive Driving Class Scheduled In Clay Center

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Sharpen your driving skills! Prevent an accident from happening. Lower your auto insurance premium too. Enroll in the upcoming day Defensive Driving Course offered at the River Valley Extension District Office, 322 Grant Avenue in Clay Center. The class will be Monday, January 27, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.. There is a registration fee per person due by January 17th. ... Read More »

Highway Patrol Provides Safe Driving Tips

The Kansas Highway Patrol released a statement concerning winter driving tips. To find out road conditions, call 511 from a landline or cellular phone, or view conditions at: http://www.kandrive.org Prepare your vehicle for winter travel by replacing wiper blades; ensuring tires have good tread and air pressure and making sure your vehicle is in good mechanical condition. The vehicle should ... Read More »

Pursuit Begins in Beatrice – Ends in Gage County

At approximately 3 am on Saturday the Beatrice Police Department attempted to stop on a vehicle within the Beatrice city limits. A pursuit ensued, exited the city limits, and entered the county. The pursuit ended when the vehicle was crashed north of Belvedere on Southwest 32nd Road. Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene and began working the accident investigation. It ... Read More »

Marysville Man Severly Injured in Pursuit

Riley County Police released more information on a pursuit involving Jason Fisher of Marysville. According to the police report at approximately 7 p.m. a pickup driven by Ben Kautz was stopped for a traffic violation. Kautz was arrested for driving under the influence. Police determined both passengers in the vehicle were under the influence of alcohol. It was also discovered ... Read More »

Texting While Driving Warnings Done

The Kansas law banning texting while driving took effect July 1, 2010, but officers could only issue warnings for the first six months. As of Jan. 1, 2011, citations may be written with a minimum fine of $60, plus court costs. Read More »

KHP Press release for KU/KState Football Game

The matchup between two Kansas schools is expected to bring extra traffic to the Turnpike this Thursday, Oct. 14, and will bring extra fans to Lawrence. The annual Sunflower Showdown between the University of Kansas Jayhawks and the Kansas State University Wildcats will be the 100th consecutive meeting between the two teams, and each year this game brings fans for ... Read More »

Aggressive DUI enforcement on its way

Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Marysville Police Department and 140 other police agencies are currently participating in the Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest program.  The program, which runs through Labor Day provides Law Enforcement funds to increase the enforcement of Kansas drunk driving and traffic laws.  The crackdown is funded by a grant from the Kansas department of Transportation. Read More »

New Licensing Requirements for Teens Starting January 1

Kansas’ new Graduated Driver’s License legislation (House Bill 2143) takes effect January 1, 2010. This new legislation was developed to help young drivers obtain more experience, and become safer drivers prior to becoming a fully licensed driver. The new restrictions address key issues that can create problems for a novice driver, such as late night driving, use of electronic devices, ... Read More »

KHP Says Practice Safe Driving

With the nasty Christmas weather week now over, at least until the next blast Tuesday evening, the Kansas Highway Patrol is still reminding drivers to practice safety on the roadways as the holiday season draws to an end, especially with New Year celebrations at the end of the week. We obviously know a winter storm, like the one that paralyzed ... Read More »