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: 16
2018 YTD: 7
2018 Total: 380
The January 23 breakfast presentation will provide valuable information on state and national data as well as engineering, enforcement, and education strategies related to commercial vehicles. Registration for in-person and online attendance is requested by January 16.
The 2019 Regional Workshops have been scheduled for April and May in eight Minnesota TZD regions. Visit the regional workshop page for dates and locations.
Check out the July 2018 issue of the TZD newsletter for stories on automated mass transit, the new TZD co-chair, and more.