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News Release
August 30, 2010




Minnesota Department of Transportation
Rochester District 6
2900 48th Street
Rochester, MN 55901


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Ted Foss Move Over Law – Memorial & Enforcement Saturation


ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Minnesota State Patrol and the Minnesota Department of Transportation will host a news conference to honor the memory of Trooper Ted Foss on the 10-year anniversary of his death in the line of duty through enforcement and education efforts. 


Motorists are reminded of the life-saving importance of the Ted Foss Move Over Law.


Who:               Captain Nancy Silkey
State Patrol District 2100

State Patrol Sgt. Mark Inglett
(past partner of Trooper Ted Foss)


What:              News conference to honor Trooper Foss’ memory, discuss day-long saturation efforts and educate motorists regarding the Ted Foss Move Over Law.


When:             Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010
                        11:30 a.m.


Where:            MnDOT and State Patrol District Headquarters
                        2900 48th Street NW, Rochester
                        (north parking area)


The Ted Foss Move Over law enforcement effort is a component of the state’s core traffic safety initiative, Toward Zero Deaths (TZD). TZD focuses on the application of four strategic areas to reduce crashes — education, enforcement, engineering and emergency trauma response. The goal of the program is 400 or fewer deaths by the end of 2010.




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