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

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UPCOMING EVENT

World Day of Remembrance

Join us for the second annual World Day of Remembrance. This memorial exhibit will feature hundreds of pairs of shoes to represent and honor the lives lost on North Carolina roads.

WHEN:
Sun, November 19, 2017
9am - 4pm
WHERE:
North Carolina State Capitol
1 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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

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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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UPCOMING EVENT

North Carolina Bike Walk Summit

This event will be useful for anyone interested in topics ranging from bicycling advocacy to transportation planning, public health, and/or sustainability, just to name a few!

WHEN:
Fri - Sat, November 3 - 4, 2017
WHERE:
Wilmington, NC 28401, USA

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Save the Date: April 2018

Join the statewide movement for zero deaths in North Carolina. Learn about new research, technology, and legislative issues.

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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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1,441

Lives Lost on North Carolina Roads in 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
October 19, 2017 • Uncategorized
Teen Driver Safety Week – A Practical Interlude

Notable advocates of teen driver safety argue compellingly that teenagers drive unsafely because they lack experience.  To protect teen drivers–and everyone on the road–therefore, authorities have stipulated rules intended to mitigate the effects of inexperience.  In theory, deferring to these rules, rather than acting on impulse (as experienced drivers do), will make teenagers safer drivers. […]

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September 15, 2017 • News & Updates
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