toward zero deaths

Local groups work ‘Toward Zero Deaths’   by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   When Minnesota began the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) initiative in 2000 (then called Safe and Sober), statewide annual traffic fatalities were 625. This number decreased to 368 in 2011, and 380 in 2012, due in large part to an initiative called “The […]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Traffic fatalities in Minnesota have been reduced to their lowest levels since 1944, using an initiative called “Toward Zero Deaths.” The program used to be called “Safe and Sober,” but the name change was made about 10 years ago in order to more thoroughly encompass the road safety effort, […]

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