Dakota County, Lakeville warn of illegal passing on road shoulders

Temporary signs and traffic barrels will be placed in Dakota County to remind drivers about the dangers of illegally passing on road shoulders. The signs and barrels will be up May 22-26 on County Road 60 (185th St West) at Ixonia Ave.

Police in the city of Lakeville are increasing enforcement to emphasize to motorists that passing on the shoulder is not legal or safe. Passing on the shoulder is dangerous for pedestrians and traffic turning onto side roads.

Dakota County and the city of Lakeville are working together to increase awareness and public safety.