Tag: Aitkin County TZD

Aitkin County TZD preparing for mock crash, pedestrian event after meeting July 21st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/23/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Plans continue to roll forward for the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition to host a “mock crash” later this year, after recapping events from their July meeting Wednesday. TZD coordinator Amy Dotzler first highlighted their initiative in spreading their message on social media. Setting up the…
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July 23, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida steps in for TZD to discuss enforcement, traffic detours

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/16/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida stepped in for the Toward Zero Deaths Coalition for their monthly conversation to take a look at enforcement on Minnesota roads and work within the County. Guida, the Sheriff’s Office, and the Minnesota State Patrol have worked to keep the roads safe…
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July 16, 2021 0

Aitkin TZD: MSP Lt. Shank talks speed enforcement, Hands Free

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — With increasing traffic through the Lakes area, speed enforcement and traffic related fatalities are seeing increases with the warming weather. During our monthly conversation with the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition, we spoke to Minnesota Patrol Lieutenant Gordon Shank about recent enforcement that saw a great…
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May 24, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting held on May 12th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition returned for their May meeting Wednesday afternoon with members joining in-person at the Aitkin Police Department and virtually. Coalition leader Amy Dotzler noted her feelings of the recent Life Savers Conference, which drew focus on safety initiatives that have addressed…
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May 13, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD Monthly Update: Car Seat Safety

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition presented their monthly update with Naomi Larson with Aitkin County Public Health and talking about seatbelt safety for infants and small children. Larson first spoke about Minnesota law concerning infants and the use of car seats.  Moving from the infant rear-facing…
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April 18, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting from March 14th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/15/21)  (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition is keeping their thoughts to those affected by the tragedy in Brooklyn Center while also refocusing their efforts for the future of the group. Their regular monthly meeting Wednesday included TZD Coordinator Amy Dotzler noted The Statewide focus on holding…
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April 15, 2021 0

State Patrol Lt. Benz on Speed Enforcement, Aitkin County TZD

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Speed Enforcement and other traffic concerns highlighted the bulk of the conversation with Minnesota State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Keith Benz in the monthly update from the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition.  Lieutenant Benz spoke about need-to-know information about allowance of speed of the posted sign limits,…
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March 19, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD Coalition meets for March, gearing up for Spring initiatives

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/18/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The month of March serves as a jumping off point for the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition with this monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon from the Aitkin Police Station and also held virtually. Minnesota State Patrol Lieutenant Keith Benz touched on the Patrol’s recent Speed Enforcement and…
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March 18, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting from Wednesday, February 10th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/12/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Towards Zero Deaths Coalition returned for their regular monthly meeting Wednesday virtually and from the Aitkin Police Department. TZD coordinator Amy Dotzler mentioned to members of law enforcement, City and County government officials, and MnDOT representatives the availability of window clings to spread the…
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February 12, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD: ASAP Towing talks winter road safety

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/22/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Winter road safety is paramount with the variance in temperatures and accumulation of snow during the coldest months of the year. The Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition, represented by Josh Paulson from ASAP Towing was able to give some insight to help reduce the risk of…
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January 22, 2021 0