2022 East Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Workshop
May 12, 2022
Mille Lacs, MN
About the Workshop
This annual workshop helps facilitate Minnesota TZD's goal of creating a collaborative, comprehensive, and regional approach to reducing traffic deaths and severe injuries.
Welcome & Regional Roundup
- Mike Ginnaty, District Engineer, MnDOT District 3, and East Central TZD Regional Co-chair; and Bill Van Koevering, East Central Minnesota TZD Regional Coordinator (PDF)
Crash Data Presentation: I Wish We Were Still on the Plateau
TZD 2.0 Updates: Why Are We Talking About Traffic Safety Culture and Safe System?
- Kristine Hernandez, State Toward Zero Deaths Program Coordinator & TZD 2.0 Project Manager, MnDOT Office of Traffic Engineering (PDF)
Making Safe System a Reality: Planning to Implementation
Five Tips to Grow Traffic Safety Culture
A video recording of this presentation is available upon request, courtesy of the Center for Health & Safety Culture at Montana State University. Please email Linda Dolan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to receive a link to the video.
- Jay Otto, Principal Research Scholar, Center for Health and Safety Culture, Montana State University (PDF)
- Handout (PDF)
- Capt. Brad Ouart, District 2600, and Capt. Adam Fulton, District 2800, Minnesota State Patrol, and East Central TZD Regional Co-chairs (PDF)
- Encourage traffic safety as a priority for policymakers
- Provide a method to bring traffic safety programs into your community
- Spread successes of the East Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths program
- Network with other traffic safety advocates
Who Should Attend
- Community law enforcement
- Emergency medical services
- Local policymakers
- Traffic safety advocates
Attendees are eligible for 5.25 PDHs and 5.0 POST credits.
- Minnesota Department of Public Safety
- Minnesota Department of Transportation District 3
- East Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Program
For questions about the workshop, please contact Bill Van Koevering, East Central TZD Regional Coordinator, at 320-247-3811 or