Minnesota TZD saves lives by bringing together:

Education, Enforcement, Emergency Services, Engineering, and More!

Education

Education

Giving drivers the knowledge they need to avoid hazardous driving practices and choose responsible behavior.

Enforcement

Enforcement

Ensuring compliance with traffic laws to change driver behavior and reduce unsafe driving practices.

Emergency Services

Emergency Services

Providing fast, efficient emergency medical and trauma services to reduce fatalities and serious injuries whenever a crash does occur.

Engineering

Engineering

Changing the roadway — including traffic signals, signage, and the roadside — to make safety easier.

Courts & Legislation

Courts & Legislation

Shaping and supporting laws that promote safer driving practices and prohibit dangerous ones.

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Minnesota Traffic Fatalities

TZD Goal: 300 by 2020

2016 YTD: 237

2015 YTD: 235

MN Traffic Fatalities

2015 Crash Facts report published

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety has released its annual summary of traffic crashes, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Facts 2015. According to the report, a total of 411 people were killed on Minnesota roads in 2015—a 14 percent increase over 2014.

How Do We Move Toward Zero Deaths?

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.