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: 74
2018 YTD: 70
2018 Total: 380*
Registration is now available for the 2019 Regional Workshops,scheduled for April and May in eight Minnesota TZD regions. Visit the regional workshop page for dates and locations.
As part of its five-year update of the Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and its partners want your ideas! Please take the short survey by June 1 to help prioritize focus areas, identify strategies, and suggest local champions.