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​Top 10 Tech Tips for Getting Through Disasters

We say our phones are our lifelines, but in a disaster or other emergency, they truly could be.

How will you contact friends, family or first responders if the phone lines are jammed or your cell phone is dead?

Read the latest DPS blog to find out how to get an emergency tech plan in place so that you can use your mobile devices to your advantage when disaster strikes. Learn our 10 simple tech tips here.

​Your Decisions Can Make Minnesota Roads Safer This Summer

Photo of a car crash scene.Minnesota is in the midst of the deadliest 100 days on the road, but it doesn’t have to be.

The decisions you make can help prevent a tragedy. You can put on your seat belt. You can go the speed limit. You can put down your phone.

Learn why Memorial Day to Labor Day is such a deadly time on Minnesota roads and increase your chances of having a safe, crash-free summer by following the tips in a recent DPS Blog post.


Become an Organ Donor by Checking the Box on Your Driver’s License Application

Want to save a life?

Become an organ donor when you apply for or renew your Minnesota driver’s license. All you have to do is check the box on the application, and “donor” will be added to your driver’s license or ID card.

At the end of last year, more than 2.4 million Minnesota driver’s license and ID holders were registered as donors.

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Video Description: Three State Patrol troopers jumped into action to make a life-saving blood delivery after a routine cesarean section turned into a life-threatening situation for Lisa Jaeger.