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: 321
2018 YTD: 337
2018 Total: 381*
Minnesota's hands-free bill became law on Aug. 1, 2019. Check out the Office of Traffic Safety's webpage for all you need to know.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year's event on October 23–24 in St. Cloud. Presentations and other materials are now available on the conference web page.