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Alaska editorial: Fatal behavior: Alaskans must shun alcohol while driving

...increases the chances of a fatal accident immensely, as one can see from the numbers.The Alaska State Troopers' Bureau of Highway Patrol is doing its part to discourage this sort of behavior this week. The bureau started conducting overtime patrols...
Troopers chase down fleeing driver in Soldotna

...down a driver in Soldotna who twice refused to pull over for a traffic stop and then smashed into the bumper of a Bureau of Highway Patrol car. Troopers say the man fled on foot Monday and was tracked to a Soldotna house where two other men interfered...
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Knowing when and where to enjoy fireworks can make a safe Independence Day

...Marine Law Enforcement Officials will also be providing a presence over the holiday. All three teams of the Alaska Bureau of Highway Patrol will be on the roads statewide. Extra vigilant efforts will be enforced for motorist demonstrating poor driving...
My turn: State working to improve public safety

...than four times the amount seized in 2007. Something DPS has established to help make our roads safer is the new Bureau of Highway Patrol. Based out of Fairbanks, Palmer and Soldotna, three teams consisting of troopers and local law enforcement...


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