The following North Carolina communities have adopted a goal of zero traffic fatalities and serious injuries.
To qualify as a NC Vision Zero Community, a city/town must meet the following requirements:
- Set a clear goal of eliminating traffic fatalities and severe injuries.
- Mayor (or top official) has publicly, officially committed to Vision Zero and adopted a Resolution.
- Develop Plan of Action or strategy, with commitment from top official.
- Engage with key city departments (including Police, Transportation, and Public Health) for multi-agency support for national, state, and local traffic safety campaigns.
In 2013, North Carolina had the 5th highest number of fatalities in crashes involving young drivers (NHTSA).