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Guide to Planning a Multi-State/Multi-Region Traffic Safety Summit

Over the past two years, state and federal entities in NHTSA Regions 1 and 2 have collaborated to plan several large multi-state and multi-region traffic safety summits. The individuals involved in the planning of these summits have developed a monograph that details the planning and execution of these events and have made this monograph available [...]

LEL March Webinar: 2018 National Click It or Ticket Campaign

This year’s National Click It or Ticket Mobilization enforcement period runs from May 21 until June 3, with paid advertising running from May 14 to June 3. “On the ground” law enforcement efforts are what truly make this mobilization such a success. This webinar helps LELs prepare for the high visibility enforcement and communications period, providing an [...]

NLELP January Webinar: Law Enforcement Partnership Forums

This webinar examined the concept and development of the Law Enforcement Partnership Forum, a roundtable discussion format that brings local law enforcement, state highway safety office staff, and members of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regional and headquarters staff together for a listening and learning session. The goal of the forums is to [...]

Eight States Join Together for the I-40 Challenge

Law enforcement agencies in Arizona, Arkansas, California, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas joined together to participate in the Interstate 40 Challenge Drive to Zero Fatalities initiative during the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The following articles highlighted state activities: THP to Increase Presence on I-40 During Thanksgiving Holiday OHP To Increase I-40 Patrols For Thanksgiving [...]

The Road to Zero

Nearly 18,000 people died on U.S. roadways in the first six months of 2016, an increase of more than 10 percent from the same period in 2015, according to preliminary estimates released Wednesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In a response to rising fatalities over the past two years, NHTSA Administrator, Dr. [...]

2016 Click It or Ticket Border-to-Border Mobilization Operational Plan

May 23, 2016 Background Unbelted drivers and passenger vehicle occupants are a serious problem in our region and across the country. In 2014, of the 21,022 passenger vehicle occupants who were killed in motor vehicle crashes nationwide, 49 percent were NOT wearing seat belts at the time of their fatal crashes. Unfortunately, the problem of [...]

NHTSA Region 1 Partners Update: December 8, 2015

The NHTSA Region 1 Partners Update newsletter dated December 8, 2015, is now available. Download NHTSA Region 1 Partners Update: December 8, 2015 >>

NHTSA Region 1 Partners Update: July 15, 2015

The NHTSA Region 1 Partners Update newsletter dated July 15, 2015, is now available. Download NHTSA Region 1 Partners Update: July 15, 2015 >>

CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities

By Steven Cardarella Recently, 15 state patrol and state police agencies participated with local and municipal law enforcement agencies on the CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities, during a high visibility enforcement (HVE) campaign along the entire length of Interstates 90 and 94. The CHALLENGE goal was to prevent crashes, injuries and fatalities during [...]

Region 5 LEL Conference Presentations

On September 23 – 25, 2014, Region 5 held a LEL Conference in Columbus, OH. The conference featured a myriad of presentations covering State LEL updates, special projects, DDACTS, HAZARD, ROAR, OIG Fraud Investigations, and more. The Region 5 States have shared their PowerPoints and they can be viewed here: Transportation Safety Institute Training Update, [...]

NHTSA Region 4 Newsletter: May 2014

The May 2014 issue of the NHTSA Region 4 Newsletter is available. Download NHTSA Region 4 Newsletter: May 2014 >