TZD Star Awards

Star awards on a display table

The Toward Zero Deaths Star Awards are given to recognize excellence in enforcement, emergency medical and trauma services, education, engineering, child passenger safety, and judicial/court systems. Award recipients have demonstrated exceptional creativity, leadership, and organizational skills and the ability to successfully motivate and collaborate with others in efforts to move toward zero deaths on Minnesota’s roads.

2023 Nominations

Nominations for the 2023 awards are now closed. The awards will be presented at the 2023 TZD Conference on November 14–15 in Rochester.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nominees must be individuals. Organizations cannot be nominated for the award.
  • Nominees must be from the state of Minnesota.
  • You may submit more than one nomination.


View a list of recipients of the TZD Star Awards.

More Information

Please contact Linda Dolan at or 612-625-4533.