National Secure Your Load Day

News Release                  Date:   June 6, 2019    Title:    National Secure Your Load Day         City:     Statewide   Narrative:   The Wyoming Highway Patrol wants to bring awareness about the dangers of driving with unsecured loads on the state’s highways.   WHP will participate in the national Secure Your Load Day on June 6th, 2019. Governor Gordon will sign a proclamation recognizing June...

WYDOT, WHP urge motorists and passengers to always buckle up

News Release                  Date:   May 24, 2019             Title:    Please Wear Your Seatbelt        City:    Statewide   Narrative: WYDOT, WHP urge motorists and passengers to always buckle up. A simple choice to buckle up when driving or riding in a vehicle could mean the difference between life or death. The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol are urging motorists...

WYDOT, WHP urge motorists to stay alert during railroad event

Date:   May 1, 2019      Title:    Union Pacific Railroad Event           City:     Statewide   Narrative:   WYDOT, WHP urge motorists to stay alert during railroad event   The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol urge motorists to be extra vigilant when traveling during the upcoming Union Pacific (UP) railroad events.   UP will hold several events on Saturday, May 4...

WHP Commissions 11 New Troopers

Date:  March 21, 2019 Title:   WHP Commissions 11 New Troopers City:   Statewide                  Narrative:   The Wyoming Highway Patrol recently commissioned 11 Cadets to the rank of Trooper upon the completion of their intensive training academy. During their academy, the new Troopers were instructed in a variety of classes including firearms, commercial carrier, physical training, RADAR/LIDAR,...

Pursuit Ends Safely North Of Casper, Wyoming  

Date:   March 15, 2019          Title:    Pursuit Ends Safely North Of Casper, Wyoming   City:     Statewide             Narrative:   A Colorado resident is in custody following a pursuit which took place Wednesday, March 13th, 2019.  The pursuit started north of Casper, Wyoming on Interstate 25.   Randy Duran, a 27-year-old resident of Commerce City, Colorado, was arrested after fleeing a traffic...