This section provides information and links to resources in the critical emphasis areas identified in Minnesota's Strategic Highway Safety Plan and other topics that serve as focus areas for reducing fatalities and injuries on Minnesota's roads.
Distracted driving has emerged as one of the key safety issues in the U.S.
From: Curbing Distracted Driving: 2010 Survey of State Safety Programs, Governors Highway Safety Association, 2010
"Institute graduated licensing for young drivers"
Communities across Minnesota are committed to addressing the complex issues of impaired driving. One strategy embraced by many communities is that of providing alternative transportation services for individuals who choose not to drive after drinking.
Minnesota’s primary seat belt law went into effect on June 9, 2009, meaning drivers and passengers in all seating positions must be buckled up or in the correct child restraint.
Annual publication by the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety researchers. This detailed report presents facts about crashes in Minnesota, including alcohol use, seat belt use, motorcycles, trucks, pedestrians, bicycles, school buses and trains.