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How does the MnDOT Safety Unit assist in meeting TZD's goals?


The safety unit focuses on the engineering component of Toward Zero Deaths. We develop safety plans, provide crash data projects and research reports.


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Traffic Engineering Sites

Minnesota Traffic Fatalities YTD
March 26, 2015 56 YTD
Dec. 31, 2014 361 tentative
Dec. 31, 2013 387 final
Toward Zero Deaths
Target: 300 or less by 2020



Engineering solutions that improve safety:


Safety Partners








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The Federal Highway Administration in accordance with SAFETEA-LU requires:



To comply, Minnesota has developed the Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan and modified how safety projects are developed, funded and implemented.