TZD Safe Roads County Coalition Grant Program
TZD Safe Roads program works to increase local involvement in traffic safety issues in communities around Minnesota.
TZD Safe Roads RFP Available - Due June 1
The Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is funding specific county traffic safety coalition activities through the TZD Safe Roads grant program. The Request for Proposals
(RFP) is now available and must be submitted through the DPS E-Grants
system web site. Applications are due by 4 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2018. Questions must be submitted by 4 p.m., Monday, May 21, to Gordy Pehrson
. Answers will be posted on the OTS web site on or before May 24.
TZD Safe Roads Coalition Fatality Review Committee
Each TZD Safe Roads Coalition must establish a Fatality Review Committee (FRC) to review every fatal crash in their area. The purpose of the FRC is to identify trends that contributed to the crashes and the resulting fatalities. The FRC will identify how the fatal crashes could have been avoided and identify what actions may be taken to prevent similar types of crashes.
Countermeasures that Work
The TZD Safe Roads program focuses on connecting crash data and statewide enforcement and education efforts with local collaborations and activities. It also makes greater use of research and evaluation studies that point to the activities and best practices for the greatest impact in reducing traffic deaths and serious crashes.
Countermeasures That Work, 2015.
Regional Toward Zero Deaths Steering Committees
The Regional Toward Zero Deaths initiative aims to create a comprehensive approach to reduce traffic deaths and severe injuries in Minnesota on the local level. Agencies involved in the effort include community law enforcement, engineers, educators, emergency medical services, local policy makers and other traffic safety advocates.
Safe Ride Home Guide
Partners are encouraged to use this step-by-step guide to start a safe ride service in their community. Information for program organizers, as well as key questions to consider, have been culled from research and other successful programs and organized into an easy-to-use format.