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5 Super Bowl-quality ads made by Utah teens

Zero Fatalities  |  Posted   Feb 6th - 3:01pm

UDOT’s Zero Fatalities program called on Utah teens to submit their best safety videos for a chance to be aired during yesterday’s Super Bowl.

Utah road fatalities hit 10-year high

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 5:07pm

A total of 280 people were killed on Utah's roads in 2016, according to the Utah Departments of Transportation and Public Safety.

Man who hit, killed cyclist in 2015 working to make amends

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jan 13th - 10:12pm

His life changed the day he hit and killed a bicyclist. Brandon Quist is now doing what he can to right the wrong. The 27-year-old student was travelling on University Parkway in Orem when he caused the accident.

UHP driving instructor: Beware the ice

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jan 6th - 8:58am

The latest winter storm to pound the Wasatch Front on Wednesday and Thursday left behind a slew of wrecks and a cautionary message from the Utah Highway Patrol.

From scared kid in the back seat to arresting officer: Utah trooper comes full circle

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jan 5th - 11:17pm

There is one mistake behind the wheel drivers can't get out of, especially with Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. David Moreno. For him, drunken driving is about as personal as it gets.

Family spends difficult anniversary reminding others to drive responsibly

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Dec 15th - 10:11pm

Thursday marked a difficult day for a Utah County family: three years since their husband, father and grandfather was killed in a car crash caused by a driver who had been under the influence of prescription drugs.

Sobering reminder of the consequences of drunk driving

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Dec 14th - 4:47pm

New displays at state liquor stores remind patrons to drive sober this holiday season.

Mannequin challenge with a message

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 4:52pm

Spanish Fork teenagers take on the mannequin challenge in hopes of getting the message out about the dangers of texting and driving.

Winter road trip? 10 tips on how to prepare for (and survive) it

Zero Fatalities  |  Posted   Dec 7th - 8:03am

From keeping you safe to ensuring you have fun, these tips will make any road trip memorable.

Teens help police encourage Utahns to buckle up this holiday season

Keith McCord  |  Posted   Nov 17th - 8:02pm

With more people hitting the roads for Thanksgiving, several students want people to know that seat belts do save lives, and they are proof of that.

Fender bender on the freeway? Take the next exit if you can

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Nov 15th - 6:31pm

With expectations of the first snowstorm this week, the Utah Highway Patrol wants drivers to have the right plan of action in mind if they get in a crash on the freeway.

Winner of Zero Fatalities video contest will have commercial aired during Super Bowl

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Nov 3rd - 7:34pm

Zero Fatalities is hosting a video contest, asking teens to create the next safety commercial.

Safety experts team up to protect trick-or-treaters

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Oct 28th - 7:51pm

While it’s important to worry about safety year-round, children are more than twice as likely to be hit and killed by a car on Halloween than on any other day of the year.

Heber City man killed in head-on collision with semi

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Oct 24th - 6:32pm

A Heber City man died Monday when his car crossed into oncoming traffic on U.S. 189.

Families impacted by teen fatalities tout the importance of safe driving

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Oct 18th - 7:56pm

Data from Zero Fatalities shows that last year nearly 60 percent of teens killed in crashes were not buckled or wearing their seat belts properly — the lowest usage rate of any age group. In 2015, a total of 26 teens died in vehicle crashes in Utah.

Students crash on way to Orem High dance, say seat belts saved their lives

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   Oct 17th - 12:16pm

A group headed to Orem High School for a memorable night at their homecoming dance this past weekend never made it and instead learned a lesson about why buckling up is so important.

Stansbury Park teen credits wearing a seat belt for saving her life

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Oct 11th - 6:31pm

An 18-year-old Stansbury Park girl is beating the odds tonight and has a message of safety for all of us.

UDOT installs fencing to reduce collisions with wildlife in Parleys Canyon

Keith McCord  |  Posted   Oct 7th - 9:09pm

Driving up Parleys Canyon will soon be a little safer. Friday the Utah Department of Transportation started putting up wildlife fencing on westbound I-80 near Jeremy Ranch.

Nation's longest express lane getting a sharper eye from UHP

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Oct 6th - 10:04pm

With the Point project from Lehi to Draper now complete, UDOT and the Utah Highway Patrol on Thursday announced the launch of an enforcement blitz aimed at educating drivers on correct use of the express lanes that now span 72 miles.