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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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Seat Belts
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Distracted Driving
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Speeding
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Drinking & Driving
Get safety information for 16 different focus areas
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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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Follow the Three

Save Yourself & Me

Only drive sober

In 2015, over 30% of fatal crashes involved alcohol-impairment

Always wear a seat belt

In 2015, 42% of people killed were not buckled up

Follow the speed limit

In 2015, over 30% of fatal crashes involved speeding

Source: DMV NC Crash Facts
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October 6, 2020 • Uncategorized
Empowered Passenger Materials

Anytime you are riding in a vehicle, you have the power and the right to speak up if the driver is unsafe. This makes you an Empowered Passenger!

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September 30, 2020 • Uncategorized
Walk in Your Community Day / Walk to School Day

“Mama look! A butterfly!” She giggles and points as a bright yellow butterfly dances past. It stops to sip nectar from a small flower near the sidewalk. You hadn’t noticed that flower before. You smile and pat her backpack as you continue down the sidewalk. The cars passing can’t possibly notice that flower – or […]

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