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Safety is our first priority

 

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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Minnesota Traffic Fatalities YTD
April 17, 2014 80
April 17, 2013 76
April 17, 2012 77
Toward Zero Deaths
Goal: 350 by 2014
590 traffic fatalities in 1990. 395 traffic fatalities in 2012. The TZD goal is fewer than 350 by 2014.

 

 

Engineering solutions that improve safety:

 

Safety Partners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cable median barriers

 

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.