What makes the phrase “traffic safety” meaningful to you? Were you once the victim of unsafe driving? Was there someone you knew – a friend or family-member, perhaps? Share your story with us.
... representing over 15% of roadway fatalities last year.
Traffic safety solutions, based on data-driven strategies, must have a zero tolerance approach to injury prevention.Learn More about No loss of life on our roads is acceptable..
We all share the responsibility of making safe decisions on the road. Together, we can prevent crashes.Learn More about All road users deserve safe streets..
By designing roads and vehicles to forgive human mistakes, we can build a system which protects its users.Learn More about Injury or death is not an inevitable price to pay for mobility..
In 2015, over 30% of fatal crashes involved alcohol-impairment
In 2015, 42% of people killed were not buckled up
In 2015, over 30% of fatal crashes involved speeding
Secure Your Load Make sure everything in your vehicle is tied down. Use straps, twine, bungee cords, netting or rope. Be sure to tie larger items directly to your vehicle. Keep your items covered with tarps, nets or covers to keep smaller items from flying out. Don’t overload your vehicle. Your vehicle’s load shouldn’t go […]
They could still be here—the 1,412 human beings killed last year on North Carolina roads. On the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, a pair of shoes, still, empty, stand for each one. To honor them, and to expose the dire cost of unsafe driving, NC Vision Zero will host […]