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Minnesota Traffic Fatalities

TZD Goal: No more than 225 by 2025
2024 YTD:
184
2023 YTD:
146
2023 Total:
411*
*Preliminary

TZD Regions

Programs in eight geographic areas of Minnesota coordinate regional efforts. Regions look at crash data specifics to their areas, then work with the constituents to implement proven countermeasures.

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Toward Zero Deaths Region Map
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News

'Service and Sacrifice' documentary streaming now

The National Law Enforcement Museum’s acclaimed short documentary was released on May 10 on digital streaming platforms. The film offers a unique glimpse into the lives of various police officers across the US.

Register for an ATV safety class

ATV safety classes for youth are scheduled for summer 2024 at locations throughout the state. See the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ calendar for dates and locations and to register. 

Submit a TZD award nomination by June 27

Minnesota TZD is currently seeking nominations for our 2024 awards, including the Star Awards, Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award, and Emerging Leader Award. Submissions are due by June 27.

July 17 hotdish will explore traffic safety culture

Register for the virtual July 17 hotdish to learn about the the Traffic Safety Culture Research Roadmap, recently released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.