See below for the latest revision dates. Additions have been underlined for ease of identification. The Manual has been updated to include the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the NHTSA Final Rule issued February 6, 2023. CAVEAT: As of May 2023 NHTSA is still conducting informational webinars regarding the Final Rule, revisions may need to be made in the future as new information becomes available.
Best practice requires that the State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) have in place a current policies and procedures manual which documents standard operating procedures and the management of the traffic safety program.
The purpose of this sample manual is to establish consistent program and project management procedures for staff and subrecipients to guide the administration of the states' traffic safety program in compliance with U.S. DOT, NHTSA regulations.
All files are in Microsoft Word format so staff can manipulate the content to best meet their needs. To begin, save the files to your computer and open them in Word.
|Table of Contents||June 2023|
|Chapter I: Introduction||April 2023|
|Chapter II: Planning||June 2023|
|Chapter III: Project Development||April 2023|
|Chapter IV: Grant Selection and Execution||May 2023|
|Chapter V: Grant Administration and Management||April 2023|
|Chapter VI: Fiscal Procedures||April 2023|
|Chapter VII: Annual Report (AR)||May 2023|
|Chapter VIII: Closeout||April 2023|
|Glossary: Definitions and Acronyms||April 2023|