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

2017 YTD: 14

2016 YTD: 12

2016 Total: 398*

MN Traffic Fatalities

*preliminary

2017 TZD Conference call for presentations

Submit your ideas for concurrent session presentations at the 2017 TZD Conference, to be held October 26-27 in St. Paul. Submission deadline is Friday, February 3.

AAA offering traffic safety grants

AAA Minnesota/Iowa is offering mini-grants to nonprofit organizations for funding traffic safety events or programs. Application deadline is January 27, 2017. Download the form to apply (PDF).

How Do We Move Toward Zero Deaths?

Zero is not an impossible goal, but it will take all of us to get there. See how all of our efforts are helping us on our way Toward Zero Deaths.