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

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

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In 2014, motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death for every age 5 through 24 in the United States.

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Every 51 minutes, someone is killed from alcohol-impaired driving in the United States.

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Each year, more than 3,360 pedestrians and bicyclists are hit by vehicles in North Carolina...

... representing over 15% of roadway fatalities last year.

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

1 in 5 drivers

have experienced a crash

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780

Lives Lost on North Carolina Roads in 2016Through July 31, 2016

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43
Drugged Driving
91
Seat Belts
256
Speeding
51
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

Updates
July 31, 2017 • News & Updates
Passenger Ethics: Sit By Not Idly

If you employ a chauffeur, then you’ve fairly bought the privilege to criticize his performance as harshly as you please. But, the rest of us ride gratis, so we bite our tongues. Occasionally, we witness our friends, family members, co-workers, and classmates behaving irresponsibly behind the wheel. We feel with them; no one appreciates a […]

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July 31, 2017 • News & Updates
The Empowered Passenger Video Contest

Prompt When someone else’s driving makes you feel unsafe, you have the responsibility to speak out. Speaking out empowers—we call them who speak out empowered passengers! How do you speak out when someone else’s driving makes you feel unsafe? Shoot a short video. Tell others a story of passenger-empowerment. History or fiction. Be creative. Entertain, […]

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