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

2015 YTD: 185

2014 YTD: 146

MN Traffic Fatalities

*Preliminary number

July 8 Stakeholder Breakfast highlights bike and pedestrian safety initiatives

The July breakfast will review MnDOT's efforts to increase bike and pedestrian safety through engineering and education initiatives. Please register to attend by July 2.

Call for 2015 TZD award nominations

Minnesota TZD is seeking nominations for the 2015 TZD Star Awards, Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award, and the Traffic Safety Innovation Award. Nominations are due July 17.

2014 Zero Traffic Fatality Counties

View a map of the 13 Minnesota counties that had zero traffic fatalities in 2014.

TZD Program highlights available online

Read about Minnesota TZD's 2014 efforts toward reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries on the state's roadways in this new report.