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I-15 crash prompts UHP to warn against driving with unsecured loads

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 10:00pm

A crash that sent a woman and her daughter to the hospital prompted the Utah Highway Patrol to issue yet another warning Tuesday about the importance of securing loads.

Utah driver shares lessons from crash narrowly missed

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 8th - 9:26pm

Trent Nielsen, of Murray, narrowly avoided becoming a statistic and has a lesson to share.

UHP reminds public how unbuckled passengers put drivers at risk

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 7:00pm

A tragic crash in Box Elder County showed how failing to buckle up can threaten the lives of other passengers in the car.

Utah transportation officials hope new technology can prevent crashes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 7:34pm

While talk of driverless cars and how they’ll change the lives of motorists continues, important building blocks of tomorrow’s transportation are already in play on Redwood Road.

Dashcam research reveals extent of drowsy driver dilemma

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 9th - 3:15pm

The most in-depth research ever done in the United States regarding drowsy driving shows the dangerous behavior is responsible for a much higher percentage of crashes than previous federal estimates.

Did you see Zero Fatalities’ impactful advertisement?

Zero Fatalities  |  Posted   Feb 5th - 3:04pm

During the big game, we aired a Zero Fatalities advertisement to address Utah’s distracted driving problem. The advertisement—Your Fault—depicted the seriousness of distracted driving in an honest light.

Motorists raise safety concerns about busy intersection on Bangerter Highway

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jan 26th - 8:05pm

South Jordan police are stepping up their presence at the scene of a serious crash Thursday. Motorists say the intersection of 11400 South and Bangerter Highway can be confusing while it's under construction.

43 drivers cited during crosswalk sting in South Salt Lake

Keith McCord, KSL TV  |  Posted   Jan 17th - 8:06pm

After receiving a complaint from a citizen who said automobiles were not stopping for people in the crosswalk, the South Salt Lake City Police Department decided to conduct a sting operation at busy crosswalks near a school zone.

Utahns playing major role in Resistance

Zero Fatalities, Utah Department Of Transportation  |  Posted   Jan 17th - 3:00pm

Utahns have a serious problem with distracted driving. The Resistance has begun. No cell phones. No food. No makeup. No distractions of any kind when you’re behind the wheel.

5 gadgets to transform your car into a smart car

FoneComm  |  Posted   Jan 10th - 3:00pm

If you were a fan of the 1960’s cartoon “The Jetsons,” you probably have been hoping and longing for the show’s technology to become reality. The top trend in 2018’s technology is the emergence of the smart car.

42 Utah pedestrians killed in 2017; tips to avoid collisions

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Jan 8th - 2:47pm

Pedestrian deaths on roadways are increasing across the country, and Utah is no exception.

Layton mother in search of missing memorial wreath

Erin Goff, KSL  |  Posted   Jan 5th - 10:34pm

A memorial to a teen killed by a distracted driver is missing. Now the girl's mother is looking for answers and has a message of safety for everyone.

Transportation officials' resolution: Zero deaths on Utah roads over New Year's

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 28th - 8:01am

One person died on Utah roads over Christmas weekend compared with three last year, transportation officials said Wednesday.

UDOT: New sidewalk signs aimed to increase pedestrian safety along Wasatch Front

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Dec 14th - 7:00pm

Historically, December is the second deadliest month for pedestrian deaths in Utah. That’s why the Zero Fatalities campaign is taking steps aimed at reversing that trend.

Utah Highway Patrol provides safety tips for driving in fog

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted   Dec 14th - 1:36pm

Utah Highway Patrol troopers remind drivers to treat traveling in the fog a lot like snow.

St. George police ID hit-and-run victim; ask for public's help

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 11th - 10:30pm

Police have identified the woman who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in St. George Saturday night.

9 tips for driving home in one piece during the holidays

Zero Fatalities, Utah Department Of Transportation  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 3:00pm

With increased traffic and inclement weather during this joyous time of the year, make sure you’re using safe driving techniques. Here are nine tips for driving home in one piece during the holidays.

Study: Lowering blood alcohol limit would save over 1,700 lives a year

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Nov 13th - 5:56pm

A new study suggests lowering the blood alcohol level from .08 to .05 would save over 1,700 lives each year across the nation.

Traumatic brain injury survivor speaks out about the importance of helmet use

Erin Goff, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 3rd - 7:00pm

Greg Nordfelt survived a motorcycle crash six years ago and is now talking about how it changed his life.

5 Superpowers Utah drivers think they have

Zero Fatalities, Utah Department Of Transportation  |  Posted   Oct 26th - 3:00pm

Utah drivers are attempting to live out their fantasies behind the wheel. From superhuman speed to cat-like reflexes, here are the five superpowers that Utah drivers think they have.