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: 39

2016 YTD: 41

2016 Total: 390*

MN Traffic Fatalities

*preliminary

Share your ideas to improve Minnesota's traffic safety

The Office of Traffic Safety at the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is seeking new ideas to improve the behavior of those traveling public roads in Minnesota. To share your idea, complete the idea solicitation form (38 KB DOCX) by Monday, March 13.

Registration now open for the 2017 TZD Regional Workshops

Registration is now available for the 2017 Regional Workshops, scheduled for April and May in eight Minnesota TZD regions. Visit the regional workshop page for dates, locations, and registration information.

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.