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.
2015 YTD: 216
2014 YTD: 184
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety has released its annual summary of traffic crashes, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Facts 2014. According to the report, a total of 361 people were killed on Minnesota roads in 2014, the lowest since 1944 when 356 people lost their lives.
View a map of the 13 Minnesota counties that had zero traffic fatalities in 2014.
Read about Minnesota TZD's 2014 efforts toward reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries on the state's roadways in this new report.