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Safety Planning

A significant amount of planning is needed to attain the goals of Toward Zero Deaths. We need to identify key problem areas, research solutions and maximize resources to reduce crashes resulting in death and serious injury.

Strategic Safety Planning

Systemic/Proactive Safety Planning

Site Specific/Corridor Planning


Safety planning partners

Our partners include state agencies, counties and cities. The TZD leadership team initiates and implements major planning activities for the state agencies below.

How do we measure our progress toward the goal of TZD?

We measure progress by comparing data including:

  • Before and after implementation studies
  • Validating our research with other states and national data