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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One Call Can Change Everything

Watch the story of John and Jean Good. Proud parents, great friends and outstanding individuals who were killed in a crash.

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Highlights

2013 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 2013. According to the report, 387 people were killed on Minnesota roads in 2013, a slight decline from 2012.

Call for award nominations

The TZD program is seeking nominations for its 2014 awards, including the TZD Star Awards, Kathy Swanson Outstanding Service Award, and Traffic Safety Innovation Award. The submission deadline is July 18.

2014 TZD Conference

Registration is now open for this year's TZD Statewide Conference, scheduled for November 13-14, 2014, in Duluth. More information is available on the conference web page.