We Need You!

Drive Safe Missoula & Vision Zero

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To accomplish this vision, we need you!   


Your family, friends, other drivers, pedestrians, bikers, construction workers, and first responders need you!  

We all need you to get to where you are going safely.


We need you to drive "In Control" and buckled up without being under the influence of alcohol, drugs, distractions, and technology.

Drive Safe Missoula

We Need You!


To prevent impaired driving through education, the support of traffic enforcement, the advancement of safe driving awareness and effective legislation.


The Missoula County Buckle Up Montana Coalition promotes proper seat belt and child safety seat use.

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Need help obtaining a child safety seat?   We can help.   We have a limited number of Child Safety Seats available to families who are in need.

Montana requires alcohol server training from a state-approved program for anyone serving or selling alcohol within 60 days of being hired and renewal training every three years.

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Drive Safe Missoula

Drive Safe Missoula is the official home for the Missoula County DUI Task Force and Buckle Up Montana - Missoula Coalition.  These are both civilian entities that fully support law enforcement efforts to improve traffic safety.  Members from the Montana Highway Patrol, Missoula County Sheriff's Department, Missoula City Police Department and the University of Montana Police Department actively participate and attend our monthly meetings.

The lead agency for Drive Safe Missoula is the Missoula City-County Health Department.

Drive Safe Missoula is supported by funding provided by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDOT).

Learn more about the History of Drive Safe Missoula here.

Please check out and support all of our partners who have been working hard to keep Missoula a safer place to live.


Why We Need You!

As of April 12, 2021
30 Lives Lost on Montana Roadways
for this same time period in 2020



Impaired Driving*


Improper Restraint*








Behaviors that contributed to the fatalities

*Unconfirmed Factors: this information is taken from Montana Highway Patrol crash data. These investigations remain ongoing. The data and contributing factors should be viewed as preliminary only and are subject to change.



Drive Safe Missoula

World Headquarters

For any inquiries, questions, comments, or requests please feel free to email or call:


Steve Schmidt

Senior Community Health Specialist

Drive Safe Missoula Coordinator



223 W. Alder

Missoula, MT  59802