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Farmington police will target driving basics

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Farmington police are cracking down on poor, distracted and aggressive driving.

Patrol officers have been told to focus on what police chief Brian Lindquist calls “the basics” of driving a motor vehicle — stopping at stop signs, obeying the speed limit, keeping a proper distance behind the vehicle in front of you — and they’ll hand out tickets to those they find breaking those fundamental laws of driving.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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