Course Description:

New Jersey DOT and many other states have adopted the Toward Zero Deaths initiative. This workshop will introduce the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) road safety strategy, the background of the zero deaths philosophy, and the latest roadway fatality trends. It will identify the six emphasis areas in the TZD National Strategy and explain the importance of safety culture. Participants will learn the implementation steps for TZD on local roads and understand the proactive steps to take to start a zero deaths program in their municipality or county, as well as where to find additional resources for TZD.

Learning Objectives:

Gain an understanding of TZD and how it relates to the state SHSP Learn about developing TZD strategies for their agencies Learn the definition and importance of Safety Culture Intended Audience: Local roadway agencies and consultant engineers, public safety and public works.

Pre-Requisites: None

Credits: CPWM 2 Management and 2 Technical Contact Hours; 4 PDH

Presenters: Patricia Ott, P.E., RSP2I, MBO Engineering, LLC


This workshop is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and New Jersey Department of Transportation through the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program.