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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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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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Make traffic safety PERSONAL.

What makes the phrase “traffic safety” meaningful to you? Were you once the victim of unsafe driving? Was there someone you knew – a friend or family-member, perhaps? Share your story with us.

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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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1,396

Lives Lost on North Carolina Roads in 2017

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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 5, 2019 • News & Updates
World Day of Remembrance

    The World Day of Remembrance is Sunday, November 17, 2019. Stay tuned for details about this year’s shoe memorial display.     Every year, the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims calls attention to the suffering and heartache felt by millions as a result of preventable traffic violence. Hundreds of events […]

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June 6, 2019 • Uncategorized
Secure Your Load 2019

Secure Your Load Make sure everything in your vehicle is tied down. Use straps, twine, bungee cords, netting or rope. Be sure to tie larger items directly to your vehicle. Keep your items covered with tarps, nets or covers to keep smaller items from flying out. Don’t overload your vehicle. Your vehicle’s load shouldn’t go […]

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