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NC Vision Zero is a collaborative initiative to eliminate roadway deaths and injuries 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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Approximately 545 lives are saved each year by seat belt use in North Carolina

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UPCOMING EVENT

Capital Area Ride for Safety

The CARS ride aims to promote the need to educate, raise awareness, and encourage positive interaction between motorists and bicyclists.

WHEN:
Sun, September 24, 2017
WHERE:
Raleigh, NC 27603, USA

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Safety City at the North Carolina State Fair

Each year, the NC Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) hosts “Safety City” at the State Fair. Visit Safety City to take a ride on the seat belt convincer, learn about child passenger seats, tour the BAT mobile unit, drive a simulator, learn how to stop a train, and much more!

WHEN:
October 12 - 22, 2017
WHERE:
Raleigh, NC 27603, USA

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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World Day of Remembrance

Every November, NC Vision Zero participates in the globally recognized World Day of Remembrance by hosting a memorial exhibit featuring pairs of shoes to represent and honor the lives lost on North Carolina roads.

WHEN:
Sun, November 19, 2017
WHERE:
212 E Franklin St, Raleigh, 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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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
September 15, 2017 • News & Updates
Come See Safety City!
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Our Traffic Safety Community – At Home in Safety City

These words will reach few ears. —But you hear them, because you and I share in community life. Communities gather about ideas. Before we ever met, something about traffic safety attracted us. Individually, we valued the idea. Then, our values inspired us: we resolved to interact. The idea brought us together. Now, it impels us […]

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