Featured Video: Minnesota's Distracted Driving Challenges

This video features interviews with Minnesotans about their perspectives on distracted driving.

Additional Videos

Shattered Dreams: Distracted Driving Changes Lives

A distracted driver and victim's husband tell their stories in a powerful 10-minute video by the Minnesota State Patrol.

Austin Melville PSA

Classmates Marcus Sherels and Austin Melville shared many similarities, including a love of football, but only one of them was able to live out his dream. In 2010, after recently graduating from Winona State, Austin was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver.

Distracted Driver II: National Safety Council driver course except 

This lesson shows the dangers of driving while distracted and explains how cognitive distraction affects the brain.

One Call Can Change Everything

Watch the story of John and Jean Good. Proud parents, great friends and outstanding individuals who were killed in a crash involving a cell phone distracted driver. The video also shares the story of Kelsey Raffaele, a beautiful and energetic high school student who made the decision to talk on her cell phone while driving, and in doing so, caused the crash that killed her.

It Takes Just Seconds... 

Rob and Shari Reynolds discuss the loss of their 16-year-old daughter, Cady, who was killed in a car crash involving another teen driver texting behind the wheel. The video also emphasizes that parents need to set a good example and enforce restrictions on the cell phone use of their teens while driving.

Highway Safety Challenge: Room to Live

Fox 9 News reporter Trish Van Pilsum shows how occupant protection zones in vehicles involved in fatal crashes may have saved the lives of the drivers and passengers had they been wearing their seat belts. 

Motorcycle PSA

What's Your Goal? (full version)

This TZD-produced video features Minnesotans on the street sharing their thoughts about the numbers and causes of traffic fatalities.

What's Your Goal (short version)

This TZD-produced video features Minnesotans on the street sharing their thoughts about the numbers and causes of traffic fatalities.

Department of Public Safety Video

This Minnesota Department of Public Safety TV spot focuses on the importance of parents setting rules and reinforcing laws for their teen drivers.

Public Safety DUI Halloween Video

Help your family, friends, and colleagues avoid a real Nightmare on Elm Street this Halloween. This Department of Public Safety video features officer video of Halloween-costumed DWI offenders. Share this with family, friends, and colleagues and post on social media sites to encourage people to plan ahead for a safe and sober ride.

International Road Federation Award Acceptance Video

Video created for the 2010 TRB Annual Meeting awards banquet, at which the Minnesota TZD program was presented with an award from the International Road Federation.

How Ignition Interlock Works

This Minnesota Department of Public Safety video explains how ignition interlocks work and their benefits for road safety.

2009 TZD Conference Opening Session

Video overview of the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths program from its inception, including interviews with its founders and key stakeholders, shown during the opening session of the Minnesota TZD Conference in Duluth in October 2009.