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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.

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

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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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People Killed on NC roads in 2021

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Drinking & Driving
Get safety information for 16 different focus areas
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Principles of the Safe Systems approach (USDOT)

Deaths and serious injuries are unacceptable.

Humans make mistakes.
   

Humans are vulnerable.
   

Responsibility is shared.

Safety is proactive.

Redundancy is crucial.

Follow the Three

Save Yourself & Me

Only drive sober

In 2021, 407 people were killed on North Carolina roads due to drinking and driving (NCDOT Crash Facts).

Always wear a seat belt

In 2021, 44% of the people killed on North Carolina roads were unbuckled at the time of the crash (NCDOT Crash Facts).

Follow the speed limit

In 2021, over 23% of traffic fatalities involved speeding (NCDOT Crash Facts).

Source: DMV NC Crash Facts
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Updates
July 9, 2024 • News & Updates
Safe Streets Week and the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

  This year, communities across North Carolina will focus on road safety for the entire week leading up to the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.   You’re invited to join the North Carolina Safe Streets Week (November 11 – 17, 2024). Throughout Safe Streets Week, participants will have the opportunity to engage […]

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July 3, 2024 • Children
3 Tips to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Every year, tragic headlines remind us that hot car deaths can happen to anyone.  Since 1998, 41 children have died in North Carolina after being left or stuck in a hot car (Source: National Safety Council).    Parents and caregivers that experience hot car tragedies often report a change in routine or distraction that led […]

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