Minnesota TZD saves lives by bringing together:
Giving drivers the knowledge they need to avoid hazardous driving practices and choose responsible behavior.
Ensuring compliance with traffic laws to change driver behavior and reduce unsafe driving practices.
Providing fast, efficient emergency medical and trauma services to reduce fatalities and serious injuries whenever a crash does occur.
Changing the roadway — including traffic signals, signage, and the roadside — to make safety easier.
Shaping and supporting laws that promote safer driving practices and prohibit dangerous ones.
Minnesota Traffic Fatalities
TZD Goal: 300 by 2020
2019 YTD: 133
2018 YTD: 146
2018 Total: 381*
Minnesota's hands-free bill becomes law on Aug. 1, 2019. Check out the Office of Traffic Safety's webpage for all you need to know.
Minnesota TZD is currently seeking nominations for our 2019 awards, including the new Emerging Leader Award. Nominations are due by June 28.
The July 10 breakfast presentation will highlight efforts being done to increase the safety of pedestrians from various "E" perspectives, including engineering, enforcement and education, and EMS. Registration for in-person and online attendance is requested by July 3.