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NC Vision Zero is a collaborative initiative to eliminate roadway deaths and injuries in North Carolina.

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Kids learn how to act on the road by watching you.

What kind of driver are you raising?

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Five communities in North Carolina have adopted a goal of zero traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

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Leading Pedestrian Intervals reduce the number of people hit by cars at intersections by 60%.

Source: Transportation Research Record, 2010

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Approximately 545 lives are saved each year by seat belt use in North Carolina

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Envision this: a day with zero deaths on our roadways.

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Traffic Safety Outreach Materials

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Lives Lost on North Carolina Roads in 2019

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NC Vision Zero Principles

No loss of life on our roads is acceptable.

Traffic safety solutions, based on data-driven strategies, must have a zero tolerance approach to injury prevention.

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All road users deserve safe streets.

We all share the responsibility of making safe decisions on the road. Together, we can prevent crashes.

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Injury or death is not an inevitable price to pay for mobility.

By designing roads and vehicles to forgive human mistakes, we can build a system which protects its users.

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Save Yourself & Me

Only drive sober

In 2019, 24% of traffic fatalities involved someone drinking and driving (NCDOT Crash Facts).

Always wear a seat belt

In 2019, 43% of people killed on North Carolina roads were unbuckled at the time of the crash (NCDOT Crash Facts).

Follow the speed limit

In 2019, over 25% of traffic fatalities involved speeding (NCDOT Crash Facts).

Source: DMV NC Crash Facts
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Updates
March 24, 2022 • Safe Routes to School
Walking, Biking to School Keeps Kids Happy, Healthy, and Focused

Walking or biking to school is a fun way to get outside, explore your community, and make friends. Walking or biking to school also keeps kids Happy, Healthy, and Focused. Happy It is well known that activities like walking and biking are good for physical health. Did you know that walking and biking is also […]

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January 13, 2022 • Safe Routes to School
“Sketch Your Way to School” Art Contest

How does your child get to school? If they had a magic wand, what do you think they would change about their trip to school? Give your kid some paper and art supplies and help us find out! TJCOG’s Safe Routes to School Program is hosting an art contest for K-8 students in the Triangle […]

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