Vision Zero - Zero fatalities. Zero excuses.

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$10 off Lyft

Beginning December 14 through December 31, the first 1,000 Lyft users who ride from 5pm to 2am can use the code "VisionZeroND" to get $10 off their ride. The code can only be used once per ride, but there is no limit to the number of times a person can use the code during the designated time period.

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Impaired Driving

Now through January 31, law enforcement across the state will have extra patrols to remove impaired drivers from the road for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. 

Taylor Berhow of Mandan, ND, chose to drive after drinking alcohol. With that choice, Taylor killed three of his best friends who were passengers in his vehicle. Every alcohol and drug-related crash is 100% preventable. As a driver, you have the personal responsibility to make the choice to always drive sober or to designate a sober driver.

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Seat Belts

In North Dakota, not wearing a seat belt continues to be the number one contributing factor of motor vehicle crash fatalities. The North Dakota Department of Transportation’s latest campaign focuses on how people can do extraordinary things for love – like buckling up. This campaign was created around the Vision Zero strategy.

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Distracted Driving

Composing, reading or sending any electronic message or using a communications device to access the Internet while driving is illegal in North Dakota for drivers of all ages, and is punishable with a fine of $100. The law applies to any driver of a vehicle in a traffic lane, even while stopped at a red light or in a construction zone. Additionally, drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from using any electronic communications devices, including cell phones, unless in an emergency. For 14 and 15 year-olds, this law carries a $20 fine and 4 points on the driver’s record. For 16 and 17 year-olds, this law carries a $20 fine and no points on the driver’s record.

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December 6, 2018
Ride Sharing App Providing Discount Vouchers Statewide-  The statewide enforcement campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over begins December 14 through January 31. Law enforcement across the state will have extra patrols to remove impaired
November 19, 2018
  Bismarck, ND – During October, law enforcement agencies across North Dakota deployed extra patrols enforcing the law against underage drinking, as well as conducting compliance checks and shoulder taps, as part of the Drive Sober or Get
November 13, 2018
Bismarck, ND.-  In 2017 there were 116 motor vehicle fatalities on North Dakota roads. The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) invites those who have lost loved ones in a motor vehicle crash to remember and honor them on World Remembrance


Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate motor vehicle crash fatalities and serious injuries.

The goal of zero fatalities is not only attainable, but also vital. When it comes to your life, or the lives of your family and friends, is any other number acceptable? We’re aiming for zero fatalities because every life matters.

2018 North Dakota Vehicle Fatalities to Date
100

Crash Memorial Wall

An online space to safely honor someone you love who
lost their life on a North Dakota road.

Do you have a traffic safety message you would like to see on the digital signs along the interstate? Then submit your suggestion here!

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Lead Agencies:

ND State Highway Patrol
ND DOT
ND Department of Health