Minnesota TZD saves lives by bringing together:

Education, Enforcement, Emergency Services, Engineering, and More!

Education

Education

Giving drivers the knowledge they need to avoid hazardous driving practices and choose responsible behavior.

Enforcement

Enforcement

Ensuring compliance with traffic laws to change driver behavior and reduce unsafe driving practices.

Emergency Services

Emergency Services

Providing fast, efficient emergency medical and trauma services to reduce fatalities and serious injuries whenever a crash does occur.

Engineering

Engineering

Changing the roadway — including traffic signals, signage, and the roadside — to make safety easier.

Courts & Legislation

Courts & Legislation

Shaping and supporting laws that promote safer driving practices and prohibit dangerous ones.

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Minnesota Traffic Fatalities

TZD Goal: 300 by 2020

2018 YTD: 146

2017 YTD: 137

2017 Total: 358

MN Traffic Fatalities

July Stakeholder Breakfast focuses on safety for first responders

The July 11 breakfast presentation will discuss the importance of providing training on roadway safety and traffic incident management to first responders. Registration for in-person and online attendance is requested by July 3.

Submit a TZD award nomination by July 13

Minnesota TZD is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 TZD Star Awards, Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award, and Traffic Safety Innovation Award. Nominations are due by July 13.

Thanks for attending the 2018 TZD Regional Workshops

Thank you to all the attendees of the spring TZD Regional Workshops. Materials from the workshops are now available, and registration is still open for the Southwest workshop, scheduled for October.