Safety Spotlight

June 19 is National Ride to Work Day -- an opportunity for motorcycles to help raise awareness about safety. Safety is a job for all road users. Car drivers should keep an eye out for motorcyclists, and motorcyclists should wear proper safety gear. Visit the US Department of Transportation for more information.

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Vision Zero Partners

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R&R Transportation

Vision Zero is a strategy, to substantially reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries with a long term goal of zero. Vision Zero at its core takes a collaborative and data driven approach to traffic related deaths and serious injuries.Vision Zero Greensboro will focus on identifying the key aspects of why the fatalities and serious injuries are occurring and taking effective steps to prevent them in the future.

Current trends in fatalities and serious injuries make clear that new methods need to be tried to improve safety outcomes.  Vision Zero Greensboro, is not expected to recreate the wheel, but  join many wheels together, through collaborative partnerships, moving in unison to save lives!

Why are we doing it?

  • Traffic deaths and severe injuries are acknowledged to be preventable.
  • Human life and health are prioritized within all aspects of transportation systems.
  • Acknowledgement that human error is inevitable, and transportation systems should be forgiving.
  • Safety work should focus on systems-level changes above influencing individual behavior.
  • Speed is recognized and prioritized as the fundamental factor in crash severity.
  • Recognizes individuals have the responsibility to abide by the systems, laws, and policies.