State Highway Safety Showcases

These showcases provide an opportunity for State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) to share their program successes and innovative practices or learn from what's happening in other states.

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December 7, 2016

The American Association of State Transportation Officials (AASHTO) presented its President’s Transportation Award for Highway Traffic Safety to the Texas DOT Child Passenger Safety Seat Education and Distribution Program.


August 11, 2016

To call attention to the problem of drowsy driving, the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) now includes reminders about the dangers of driving drowsy on its 80 variable message signs located on highways across the state.


April 25, 2016
To re-energize grant project directors, the Michigan OHSP Police Traffic Services Team created a “Grantee Boot Camp”

December 16, 2015
The Colorado Department of Transportation offered bar hoppers an opportunity to know their blood-alcohol level by using a breathalyzer linked to a smartphone.

October 25, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reviews each State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) program once every three years through its Management Review (MR) process.


September 17, 2015
In an effort to protect those who protect us, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is promoting the message: Move Over. It’s the Law.

April 8, 2015
The Nevada Highway Patrol, Office of Traffic Safety, Zero Fatalities and the Las Vegas Justice Court developed the “It Can Wait for 28 Challenge” program to prevent distracted driving.

March 8, 2015
After analysis of motorcycle rider crash data, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) determined that the “unendorsed” operator was far over-represented in motorcycle crashes.

January 11, 2015
The New York Governor's Traffic Safety Committee is working with the New York Bicycling Coalition to implement a statewide mutual Respect bicycle safety awareness campaign.

December 8, 2014

Michigan traffic safety officials took an unusual approach to a serious issue by introducing a fictitious Traffic Safety Brewing Company complete with a new summer traffic safety six-pack that was highlighted at bars and restaurants across the state.