Minnesota TZD saves lives by bringing together:
Giving drivers the knowledge they need to avoid hazardous driving practices and choose responsible behavior.
Ensuring compliance with traffic laws to change driver behavior and reduce unsafe driving practices.
Providing fast, efficient emergency medical and trauma services to reduce fatalities and serious injuries whenever a crash does occur.
Changing the roadway — including traffic signals, signage, and the roadside — to make safety easier.
Shaping and supporting laws that promote safer driving practices and prohibit dangerous ones.
Minnesota Traffic Fatalities
TZD Goal: 300 by 2020
2016 YTD: 161
2015 YTD: 171
* Preliminary count
The July breakfast will explore how the Younger Drivers Toolkit can help local agencies educate younger drivers. Registration is required by July 7.
Zero is not an impossible goal, but it will take all of us to get there. See how all of our efforts are helping us on our way Toward Zero Deaths.
Minnesota TZD is currently seeking nominations for our 2016 awards: the TZD Star Awards, Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award, and Traffic Safety Innovation Award. Nominations are due by July 22.