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States and  Regions All 50 states and commonwealths as well as, Guam, the Pacific Islands, Mariana and Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and  others  represented by U.S. traffic systems, are designated by NHTSA in state groupings under 10 regions.

Please see the map below.

State Information by NHTSA Region

The Governors’ Highway Safety Association includes the following link to each state highway safety office.  Go to www.ghsa.org  for the highway safety offices of all 50 states, U.S. territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, along with their websites.  Each Highway Traffic Safety Program is also linked by state name below.  http://www.ghsa.org/html/links/shsos.html

National Highway Safety Administration Organization Chart.pdf

NAWHSL Information, State and Regional Contacts

National Association Of Women Highway Safety Leaders Inc is working nationwide to prevent and reduce deaths and injuries on our Nation’s roadways. Information, Regional Representatives, Board/Directors, State Representatives, programs, history  and more can be found at:

Programs Showcase link that goes to state programs recognized on GHSA site: http://www.ghsa.org/html/resources/showcase/all_bydate.html

Regions I - X

  • Region I  Connecticut Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont
  • Region II Pennsylvania New Jersey New York Virgin Islands
  • Region III Delaware District of Columbia  Kentucky Maryland North Carolina Virginia West Virginia
  • Region IV Alabama Florida Georgia South Carolina Tennessee
  • Region V Illinois Indiana Ohio Michigan Minnesota Wisconsin
  • Region VI Louisiana Mississippi New Mexico Oklahoma Texas
  • Region VII Arkansas Iowa Kansas Missouri Nebraska
  • Region VIII Colorado Nevada North Dakota South Dakota Utah Wyoming
  • Region IX Arizona California Hawaii and Pacific Territories
  • Region X Alaska Idaho Oregon Montana Washington

Regional Listing of States – Links to  Highway Safety Offices - recent showcased programs, links to statistics, state plans, programs, contacts and more.

Region I

Connecticut

Van Donation for DUI Mobile Command Center
Connecticut Highway Safety Office  showcase 2011

Child Passenger Safety Child Passenger Safety Guidelines

Massachusetts

MassTRAC Online Crash and Citation Database
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Highway Safety Division   showcase 2012

Underage Drinking Prevention Conferences
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Highway Safety Division  showcase 2011

Fair and Impartial Policing Training Website
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Highway Safety Division  showcase 2011

Maine

Maine EMS Run Reporting System (MEMSRR)
Maine Bureau of Highway Safety  showcase 2010

New Hampshire

Programs from NH Injury Prevention Center include:

  • Childhood Safety
  • Firearms Safety  
  • Preventing Falls
  • Sports and Recreation Injuries
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Traffic Safety

Rhode Island

Social Media Sites
Rhode Island Department of Transportation  showcase 2009

Click here to learn more

Click here to see what impaired drivers experience when pulled over in Rhode Island

Checklist for buying a used child safety seat (for printing).

Vermont 

http://ghsp.vermont.gov/news     news of Operation Summer Heat review of the 37 crashes that have killed 42 people in Vermont during the first six months of 2012

Region II

Pennsylvania        

Live Free Ride Alive Motorcycle Safety Campaign
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation  showcase 2011

Alcohol Highway Safety Program
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation  showcase 2010

New Jersey

GDL Decal - Kyleigh's Law
New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety  showcase 2010

HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers
New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety  showcase 2008

New York

Audio Podcasts - Crash Reports Series
New York Governor's Traffic Safety Committee showcase 2012

Virgin Islands

http://www.drivehomesafe.com/

Puerto Rico

Nuevo esfuerzo para intervenir con conductores ebrios durante el verano  new effort to intervene with drunk drivers

Region III

Delaware

cell phones  new law January 2012

District of Columbia

DC Safe Routes to School Program: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Quiz

Kentucky      

Blue Lights Across the Blue Grass Summer safety campaign  info and video

http://transportation.ky.gov/highway-safety/Pages/default.aspx

Maryland

DUI Institute
Maryland Highway Safety Office  showcase 2007

"Smooth Operator" Aggressive Driving Enforcement
Maryland Highway Safety Office  showcase 2007

Older Driver Traffic Safety Facts

North Carolina

Secretary Conti Announces “Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker” Nets 1,937 DWI Arrests   news release

Virginia

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has links to the following:

  • Aggressive Driving
  • Airbags
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Child Safety Seats
  • Drinking and Driving
  • Mature Driver Safety
  • Motor Carrier Safety
  • Motorcycle Safety
  • Motorcycle Safety Course
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • School Bus Safety
  • Seat Belts
  • Teen Driver Safety

West Virginia

ATV Safety and Awareness Rrogram

Region IV 

Alabama

Juvenile Justice Programs

http://www.adeca.alabama.gov/Divisions/lets/Pages/JuvenileJustice 

Florida

  Football Rivalry Inspires Impaired Driving PSA & Enforcement Campaign
Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety and Florida DOT Safety Office showcase 2011

Florida School Crossing Guard Training Guidelines   (March 2012)

http://www.dot.state.fl.us/safety/Guidelines.pdf 

"Making Roadways Safer for Motorcycles" Motorcyle Safety Video
Florida DOT Safety Office  showcase 2011

Georgia

Football Rivalry Inspires Impaired Driving PSA & Enforcement Campaign
Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety and Florida DOT Safety Office showcase 2011

South Carolina

Survey finds 90.5 percent of motorists in South Carolina are buckling up

http://www.scdps.gov/oea/nr2012/070312.htm 

Tennessee

Thinkfast Interactive Teen Driver Safety and Alcohol Awareness Game Show
Tennessee Governor's Highway Safety Office 
showcase 2012

Region V

Illinois

Illinois Department of Transportation, Traffic Safety

Illinois Yellow Dot Program
Illinois Division of Traffic Safety  showcase 2012

Illinois Operation Teen Safe Driving

http://itsl.us/   http://buckleupillinois.org  Illinois traffic Safety Leaders

Indiana 

Electronic Crash Reporting
Indiana Criminal Justice Institute  showcase 2007

OHIO

http://www.sr22insurance.net/students-and-teens/

www.usep-ohio.com Safety resources, NAWHSL affiliated partner, for parents and professionals, Discover Parenting teen safety project

http://www.midohio.com/school/courses/defensive-driving/honda-teen-defensive-driving-prog Honda provided program in middle Ohio

  http://www.ohioteendriver.org/newsroom/theparentteencontract.pdf

Michigan

Genesee County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (F.A.C.T.) 
Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning  showcase 2010

Web Conferencing with Grant Financial Officers 
Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning  showcase 2010

Crash Data Analysis Project
Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning  showcase 2011

Video Testimony Pilot Project
Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning  showcase  2008

Rural Teen Belt Use - MSU 4-H Safety Belt Program  showcase 2007
Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning

Minnesota

HEAT (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic)
Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety  showcase 2007

http://www.four51.com/UI/Customer.aspx?autologonid=3c5ff7c4-df40-425d-913b-106b53c86a61 

Wisconsin

2011 Wisconsin Crash Calendar
Wisconsin Bureau of Transportation Safety  showcase 2012

Region VI

Louisiana

http://www.laoperationlifesaver.org/safetypartners.aspx  

Operation Lifesaver Safety Partners

Mississippi

http://www.dps.state.ms.us/divisions/public-safety-planning/rock-the-belt/ 

Mississippi Safety Services Driving School https://www.mssafety.com/mssafety/course/mssi.aspx

New Mexico

2011 Summer Public Awareness Campaign
New Mexico Dept. of Transportation Traffic Safety Bureau showcase 2012

News and Notes from New Mexico             showcase 2012

Oklahoma

http://ok.gov/ohso/Program_Areas/Child_Passenger_Safety/index.html

Texas

Teens in the Driver Seat
Texas Department of Transportation  showcase 2010

http://www.txdot.gov/safety/tips/work_zones.htm

work zone awareness

Region VII

Arkansas

http://www.asp.arkansas.gov/hso/hso_index.html Traffic safety mobilizations 

Zero Tolerance for Underage Drinking and Driving

Zero Tolerance for Underage Drinking and Driving: IMPAIRED

Iowa

5% Severe Safety Needs
Iowa Department of Transportation  showcase 2007

Kansas

Working With Your FARS Analyst to Increase BAC Reporting
Kansas Bureau of Traffic Safety  showcase 2008

Missouri

  http://www.savemolives.com/

  Missouri Safety Engineering page  http://www.modot.mo.gov/safety/Safety_Engineering/index.htm

Nebraska

Project Extra Mile - Underage Drinking Prevention Network
Nebraska Office of Highway Safety  showcase 2008

Animal Related incidents in Nebraska

http://www.transportation.nebraska.gov/nohs/areas/animals.html

Region VIII

Colorado

Denver Latino Occupant Protection
Colorado Department of Transportation, Safety and Traffic Engineering Branch  showcase 2007

http://www.coloradodot.info/programs/bikeped     bicycle and pedestrian program

Nevada

http://www.ots.state.nv.us/OTS_ClickItOrTicket.shtml  

Click here to view the 'It came out of Nowhere' PSA for teens

North Dakota

Alive at 25 Schedule and Information

Safe Communities
North Dakota Department of Transportation  showcase 2007

South Dakota

South Dakota Ride Website
South Dakota Office of Highway Safety 2012

South Dakota Office of Highway Safety

Utah

Utah's Teen Driving Task Force
Utah Highway Safety Office  showcase 2008

Eliminating Alcohol Sales to Youth  http://publicsafety.utah.gov/highwaysafety/EASY.html

Wyoming

http://www.dot.state.wy.us/Highway-Safety/Safety-20news/2012-wildlife-brochure.pdf

safety education in Wyoming http://www.whp.dot.state.wy.us/wydot/safety_education

Region IX

Arizona

Spanish Language Training Program
Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety showcase 2008

Phlebotomy Program  http://www.azgohs.gov/programs/default.asp?ID=48 

California

Cell phone observational survey 2012 Cell Phone Observational Survey

NTSB pushing cell phone ban cites success of California law  

Zombies remind public of cell phone ban  http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/state

Hawaii and Pacific Territories

Walk Wise Hawaii 

http://hawaii.gov/dot/highways/safe-communities/walkwisehawaii 

American Samoa Department of Public Safety 

Guam Office of Highway Safety

http://www.dpw.guam.gov 

Northern Mariana Islands Highway Safety Program

Region X

Alaska

http://www.dot.state.ak.us/stwdplng/hwysafety/occupant.shtml

Alaska’s Seat Belt use has increased from 65.8% in 2002 to 89.3% in 2011.

Idaho

http://www.itd.idaho.gov/ohs/EdMat.htm  highway safety educational materials

Teen Driver website   http://www.xtr4.com/ 

Montana

Community How to Guide on Underage Drinking Prevention

Parent Power Newsletter
Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)

Oregon

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/DMV/TEEN/index.shtml 

http://www.odot.state.or.us/forms/dmv/7190.pdf  Parent Guide to Teen Driving

http://cms.oregon.egov.com/ODOT/DMV/TEEN/pages/index.aspx  Inclusive cell phone and much more

EMSC Rural Pediatric Simulation Project
Oregon Transportation Safety Division  showcase 2011

Washington

http://www.wtsc.wa.gov/programs-priorities/young-drivers/ 

http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/teensafety.html    

Click It 2 Ride
Washington Traffic Safety Commission 2012 showcase

http://mynorthwest.com/11/698444/Teen-drivers-facing-deadliest-time-of-year  article info 6/27/summer risky time.

 

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