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

2019 YTD: 127

2018 YTD: 134

2018 Total: 381*

MN Traffic Fatalities

Learn about Minnesota's Hands-Free Law

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.

Submit a TZD award nomination by June 28

Minnesota TZD is currently seeking nominations for our 2019 awards, including the new Emerging Leader Award. Nominations are due by June 28.

July Stakeholder Breakfast focuses on safe streets for all

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.