Category: Drive Focused

NorthstarMLS Supports Important Cause

The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation recently hosted its 11th annual Raksha 5K Run/Walk for Distraction-Free Driving. NorthstarMLS sponsored again in Hugh Trimble’s honor, our former Rules & Regulations Administrator. NorthstarMLS President & CEO John Mosey addressed participants on why we support tougher distraction-free driving laws

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NorthstarMLS Sponsoring 5K Run/Walk

NorthstarMLS will be an event sponsor again for the Raksha Walk/Run for Distraction-Free Driving in Hugh Trimble’s honor, our former Rules & Regulations Administrator. The event is on Saturday, August 11th (Registration Info & Schedule of Events Below) and is open to the

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Your Support Matters

Minnesota is closer to joining 15 other states where it is illegal for drivers to use phones without hands-free capability while driving. The House Public Safety and Security Policy Committee voted March 13 to advance the bill. It has other committees to clear at

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Rally Your Support!

A bill that would ban the use of cell phones while driving, but would allow the use of a hands-free device (Bluetooth earpiece), will again be making its way back through Minnesota Legislature in 2018. Despite widespread support from advocacy groups,

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School is back in session, Drive Focused!

A new school year is upon us! With school buses back on the road, walkers and bicyclists making their way to learning institutions, traffic tends to increase and can make for different driving patterns on the road. The hours before

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Remembering Hugh

It’s hard to believe, but Sunday (July 23) will mark one year since the passing of our colleague and friend, Hubert “Hugh” Skanes-Cady (Trimble). He tragically lost his life as the result of a motor vehicle crash when he was rear

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Drive Focused Covered by Inman News

Top real estate industry news source Inman News published an article featuring the NorthstarMLS Drive Focused campaign on distracted driving in honor of our Rules & Regulations Administrator, Hubert “Hugh” Skanes-Cady (Trimble), who tragically lost his life in July of 2016 as

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Join Us for a 5K Walk/Run

10th Raksha 5K Walk / Run for Distraction-Free Driving As part of our ongoing Drive Focused campaign, NorthstarMLS has partnered with the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation to sponsor the 10th Annual Raksha 5K Walk and Run for Distracted-Free Driving on August 5, 2017 at Purgatory Creek Recreation

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Deb Greene’s Distracted Driving Story

Local real estate agent and NorthstarMLS subscriber, Deb Greene, describes how a distracted driving incident still affects her 11 years later. Take the pledge to #DriveFocused at DriveFocused.NorthstarMLS.com.

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Distracted Driving Awareness – Hand-Free Options

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month with a push by law enforcement to remind all drivers to keep their minds on the road and drive focused. In our continuing effort to raise awareness and help put an end to distracted driving, we’ve partnered with the Minnesota

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