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

2015 YTD: 210

2014 YTD: 177

MN Traffic Fatalities

2014 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 2014. According to the report, a total of 361 people were killed on Minnesota roads in 2014, the lowest since 1944 when 356 people lost their lives.

2014 Zero Traffic Fatality Counties

View a map of the 13 Minnesota counties that had zero traffic fatalities in 2014.

TZD Program highlights available online

Read about Minnesota TZD's 2014 efforts toward reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries on the state's roadways in this new report.