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Back To School Safety

School is back in session, and along with buses and excited students, drivers need to be on the lookout for pedestrians distracted by electronic devices. Since 2013, the number of 12- to 19-year-old pedestrians killed has increased 13 percent. During that same time frame, high-school-aged students were observed walking distracted 35 percent more – 20 percent in 2013 versus 27 percent in 2016.... Continue Reading
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Traffic Counts Increase On Wyoming Road Ways

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has seen a substantial increase in traffic on Wyoming’s highways during the 2017 Solar Eclipse event. We would like to remind everyone, motorists may experience heavy traffic congestion in certain areas across the state.  Please follow the law and slow down and move over for law enforcement and vehicles with flashing lights.... Continue Reading
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Wyoming A Top Global Destination For Solar Eclipse

As Wyoming prepares to welcome visitors from across the globe for the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21, law enforcement professionals are working with state and local agencies to implement strategies to promote public safety during the once-in-a-lifetime event. “It is estimated that the state’s population may double as hundreds of thousands of people travel to Wyoming to experience the eclipse,” said Natrona County Sheriff Gus Holbrook, a member of the board of the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police (WASCOP).... Continue Reading