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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 2016, there were 13,519 commercial motor vehicle crashes in North Carolina, resulting in 146 fatalities (NCDOT).

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