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: 33

2015 YTD: 21

MN Traffic Fatalities

* Preliminary count

2016 TZD Conference call for presentations

Submit your ideas for concurrent session presentations at the 2016 TZD Conference, to be held November 16-17 in Duluth. Submission deadline is Friday, February 5.

Share your ideas to improve Minnesota's traffic safety

The Office of Traffic Safety at the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is seeking new ideas to improve drivers' behavior. To share your idea, complete the idea solicitation form (35 KB DOCX) by Friday, March 11.

2015 Distracted Driving Survey now available

This survey, highlighted at the January TZD Stakeholder Breakfast, was conducted to collect direct observations of distracted driving behavior in Minnesota.

Registration now open for the 2016 TZD Regional Workshops

Registration is now available for the 2016 Regional Workshops, scheduled for April, May, and June in eight Minnesota TZD regions. Visit the regional workshop page for dates, locations, and registration information.