Heather Simonsen, KSL TV | Posted Jul 3rd - 6:41am
An investigation was underway into a weekend police chase that led to a suspect crashing into a car driven by a 17-year-old Utah County girl, killing her. Now her community is again mourning the loss of one of their own.
With summer just days away, many Utah high school students are taking advantage of the extra time to get behind the wheel. One teen learns the importance of setting goals with his parents before they hand over the keys.
As construction season gets underway, officials from UDOT, Utah Highway Patrol and Associated General Contractors of Utah met Tuesday to caution the community to slow down and eliminate distractions when driving through work zones.
Over the past few months, Zero Fatalities ran a campaign called Join the Resistance, aimed at empowering and uniting Utahns to eliminate distraction behind the wheel. Here are the top distracted driving memes submitted.
With two of the busiest interstates running right through the state, Utahns see more semitrucks on the roads than the rest of the country. The "Truck Smart" program is designed to keep new teenage drivers safe.
"On St. Patrick's Day, our DUI arrests are higher than most of the holidays out there," said Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Todd Royce as safety officials gathered to display some of the safe transportation options available to the community.