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Federal Agencies
  • NHTSA (HQ & Regions)

o   Regional Officeshttp://www.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/whatis/regions/

o   Regional Law Enforcement Liaisonshttp://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/ciot/planner2011/PEAK/7582_CIOT11_LEL_RegContacts_3-1_v2.pdf

o   Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutors:  Contact the NHTSA Regional Office, http://www.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/whatis/regions/

 

  • Department of Justice

o   Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) http://www.nij.gov/topics/law-enforcement/operations/traffic-safety/ddacts.htm

 

SHSOs/GHSA

 

 Data Sources (by program area)

  • Impaired Driving

o   Fatal Analysis Reporting System, http://www.nhtsa.gov/FARS

o   State Traffic Safety Data, http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/STSI/USA%20WEB%20REPORT.HTM

o   State Laws permitting sobriety checkpoints.  http://www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/checkpoint_laws.html

 

Communications

NHTSA annually prepares two comprehensive communications resources to help agencies plan a yearlong strategic communications plan and a calendar for HVE events:

 

In addition, NHTSA provides template materials (press releases, talking points, posters, etc.), for individual program areas, as follows:

 

Reference Material

 

Impaired Driving

 


Enforcement
Ensure the public sees high levels of enforcement activity.
Publicity
Tell the public why the law is being enforced.
Visibility Elements
Show the public what is being enforced.
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