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Traffic Safety Links

(3D) Prevention Month Coalition
The Coalition is a public-private sector partnership, which provides a focus for communities interested in participating in National 3D Prevention Month by sponsoring national campaign activities. December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month. resource/rescoal.html


AAA Foundation
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries by preventing traffic crashes. It is a not-for-profit, publicly-supported charitable educational and research organization.

American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
AASHTO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

American Driver & Traffic Safety Association
The American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) is the professional association representing traffic safety educators throughout the United States and abroad.

Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety
ACTS educates the general public and targeted audiences about technology-related safety issues and to provide safety-related services to ACTS' members. ACTS publicizes and stimulates interest in new safety technologies.

Buckle up America

Buckle Up America is a campaign to encourage proper seat belt and child safety seat use in the United States, coordinated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with the assistance of the Academy for Educational Development, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that helps organizations operate social marketing campaigns.

Citizens Against Drug Impaired Driving
C.A.N.D.I.D. is committed to reducing the number of injuries and fatalities due to drug impaired drivers by increasing the awareness of the risks involved when driving under the influence of illicit, prescription or over-the-counter drugs.

MADD - Impaired Driving Statistics,1056,1112,00.html

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
MADD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit grass roots organization with more than 600 chapters nationwide. Their focus is to look for effective solutions to the drunk driving and underage drinking problems, while supporting those who have already experienced the pain of these senseless crimes.

National Commission Against Drunk Driving
NCADD's mission is to continue the efforts of the Presidential Commission On Drunk Driving to reduce impaired driving and its tragic consequences by uniting a broad based coalition of public and private sector organizations and other concerned individuals who share this common purpose.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), under the US Department of Transportation, was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970, as the successor to the National Highway Safety Bureau, to carry out safety programs under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 and the Highway Safety Act of 1966. The Vehicle Safety Act has subsequently been recodified under Title 49 of the U. S. Code in Chapter 301, Motor Vehicle Safety. NHTSA also carries out consumer programs established by the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act of 1972, which has been recodified in various Chapters under Title 49.

NHTSA - Crash Statistics

NHTSA - Impaired Driving Division alcohol_impaired.html

NHTSA - Injury Prevention comprehensiveII-ip.htm

NHTSA- Motorcycle Safety

NHTSA - Multicultural Outreach (Spanish)

NHTSA - Publications Catalog

NHTSA - Recall Database

NHTSA - Regional Offices

NHTSA - Vehicle & Equipment Information

Put the Breaks on Fatalities Day
Put The Brakes On Fatalities Day has been established to focus national attention on reducing traffic fatalities on American highways. The goal is to encourage everyone - whether as a driver, passenger, pedestrian or cyclist - to take extra caution this October 10 to prevent crashes from occurring.

US Department of Transportation (DOT)

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