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

2016 YTD: 100

2015 YTD: 97

MN Traffic Fatalities

* Preliminary count

How Do We Move Toward Zero Deaths?

Zero is not an impossible goal, but it will take all of us to get there. See how all of our efforts are helping us on our way Toward Zero Deaths.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving is a leading factor in crashes in Minnesota, contributing to one in four crashes in the state. Help raise awareness to reduce this dangerous behavior with resources from the National Safety Council and TZD.

Registration now open for the 2016 TZD Regional Workshops

Registration is now available for the 2016 Regional Workshops, scheduled for April, May, and June in eight Minnesota TZD regions. Visit the regional workshop page for dates, locations, and registration information.