Last updated: June 4, 2013

HIGHWAY SAFETY
GRANT MANAGEMENT MANUAL
CONTENTS


SECTION I -- DOCUMENTS COVERING HIGHWAY SAFETY GRANTS
FOR STATE, LOCAL, AND INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS


COVERING ALL HIGHWAY SAFETY GRANTS:

Tab Title
Revisions As Of
Document Title
 
Grant Funding Policy
07/2007
Highway Safety Grant Funding Policy for NHTSA/FHWA Field-Administered Grants
 
OMB Cost Principles-States
07/24/07

2 CFR Part 225 - Cost Principles for state, local, and Indian Tribal Governments (OMB Circular A-87)

2 CFR Part 225 (PDF format)

 
DOT Common Rule-States
07/24/07
49 CFR Part 18 - DOT Implementation of Common Grant Rule: Uniform Administrative Requirements For Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State & Local Governments
 
OMB Audits-State/Local Gov.
06/27/03
OMB Circular A-133 - Audit of State/Local Govs. & Non-Profit Organ. (same as 49 CFR Part 90)
 
OMB Circular A-133. 2009 Highway Safety Compliance Supplement
06/24/09
2009 Compliance Supplement. OMB Circular A-133 (NHTSA portion)
 
Implementation Guide for Office of Management and Budget Circular A-87 (ASMB C-10)
04/08/97
Cost Principles and Procedures for Developing Cost Allocation Plans and Indirect Cost Rates for Agreements with the Federal Government
 
State Certifications
08/02/12
State Certifications and Assurances Statements
 
Lobby Guidance
04/30/04
Lobbying Restrictions
 
NHTSA Logo Guidance
01/18/00
Use of NHTSA Logo Guidance
 
Performance Measures
08/01/08
Traffic Safety Performance Measures for States and Federal Agencies


COVERING ALL HIGHWAY SAFETY GRANTS:

Tab Title
Revisions As Of
Document Title
 
Uniform Guidelines for State Highway Safety Programs
01/18/07
Uniform Guidelines for State Highway Safety Programs
 
Sports Marketing Guidance
12/15/11
NHTSA Grants Management and Oversight Guidance on Sports Marketing
 
Grant Program Forms
04/27/05
Highway Safety Program Cost Summary
 
09/30/00
Federal-Aid Reimbursement Voucher
 
09/30/00
Request For Funds
 
Recovery Act Notice of Civil Rights Obligations
3/04/09
Notice on Civil Rights Obligations Applicable to the Distribution of Funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009


COVERING SECTION 402 GRANTS:

Tab Title
Revisions As Of
Document Title
 
Local Benefit - Guidance
12/01/11
NHTSA Grants Management and Oversight Guidance on Local Benefits
 
Section 402 Legislation
06/08/08
23 U.S.C.- Section 402 Highway Safety Programs
 
Uniform Procedures-Regulation
07/24/07
23 CFR Part 1200 - Uniform Procedures for State Highway Safety Programs
 
402 Priority Programs-Reg
07/24/07
23 CFR Part 1205 - Highway Safety Programs: Determinations of Effectiveness
 
402 Sanctions-Regulation
07/24/07
23 CFR Part 1206 - Rules of Procedure for Invoking Sanctions Under the Highway Safety Act of 1966
 
40% Benefit to Local-Reg
07/24/07
23 CFR Part 1250 - Political Subdivision Participating in State Highway Safety Programs
 
State Hwy Safety Agency-Reg
07/24/07
23 CFR Part 1251 - State Highway Safety Agency
 
402 State Match Requirements
11/30/93
NHTSA Order 462-6C - Matching Rates for State and Community Highway Safety Programs
 
RR Grade Crossing Guidance
11/04/94
NHTSA/FHWA Guidance: Section 402 Funding of Rail-Highway Crossing Safety Projects
 
402 Safe Community Guidance
01/22/96
NHTSA Guidance on Section 402 Safe Communities Funds
 
402 Youth Set-Aside Guidance
03/07/96
NHTSA Guidance on Youth Set-Aside Funds
 
402 Advertising Space Guidance

5/03/2013

Guidance States Using Section 402 Funds for Purchasing Advertising Space for Highway Safety Messages


COVERING SAFETEA-LU INCENTIVE GRANTS:

Tab Title
Revisions As Of
Document Title
 
Section 405 SAFETEA-LU
Legislation
08/10/05
23 U.S.C. - Section 405 Occupant Protection Incentive Grants
 
Section 405 SAFETEA-LU
Regulation
12/30/05
23 CFR Part 1345 - Incentive Grant Criteria For Occupant Protection Programs
 
Section 406 SAFETEA-LU
Legislation
08/10/05
23 U.S.C.-Section 406 Safety Belt Performance Grants
 
Section 406 SAFETEA-LU
Guidance
01/25/06
Section 406 Safety Belt Performance Grants Implementing Guidance
 
Section 408 SAFETEA-LU
Legislation
08/10/05
23 U.S.C.-Section 408 State Traffic Safety Information System Improvements Grants
 
Section 408 SAFETEA-LU
Guidance
02/02/06
Section 408 State Traffic Safety Information System Improvements Grants Implementing Guidance
 
Section 410 SAFETEA-LU
Legislation
08/10/05
23 U.S.C.-Section 410 Alcohol- Impaired Driving Countermeasures (SAFETEA-LU)
 
Section 410 SAFETEA-LU
Regulation
04/21/06
23 CFR Part 1313 Incentive Grant Criteria For Alcohol-Impaired Driving Prevention Programs (SAFETEA-LU)
 
Section 410 SAFETEA-LU
Guidance
09/12/08 
Use of Section 410 funds to Purchase Radar or other Speed Enforcement Equipment
 
Section 1906 SAFETEA-LU
Legislation
08/10/05
23 U.S.C. Section 1906 Incentive Grant Program to Prohibit Racial Profiling
 
Section 1906
Guidance
02/02/06
Section 1906 Incentive Grant Program to Prohibit Racial Profiling Implementing Guidance
 
Section 2010 SAFETEA-LU
Regulation
07/19/06
23 CFR Part 1350 Incentive Grant Criteria For Motorcyclist Safety Grants (SAFETEA-LU)
 
Section 2010 SAFETEA-LU
Legislation
08/05/06
23 U.S.C Section 2010 Motorcyclist Safety Grants
 
Section 2011 SAFETEA-LU
Legislation
08/10/05
23 U.S.C. Section 2011 Child Safety and Child Booster Seat Incentive Grants
 
Section 2011 SAFETEA-LU
Guidance
01/31/06
Section 2011 Child Safety and Child Booster Seat Incentive Grants Implementing Guidance


COVERING TRANSFER FUNDS:

Tab Title
Revisions As Of
Document Title
 
Section 153 Legislation
11/28/95
23 U.S.C. - Section 153 Use of Safety Belts and Motorcycle Helmets
 
153 Transfer Program-Reg
06/06/96
23 CFR Part 1215 - Use of Safety Belts --Compliance and Transfer-of-Funds Procedures
 
153 Transfer Program Guidance
07/19/94
NHTSA/FHWA Guidance: Section 153 Transfer Funds
 
Section 154 Legislation
07/22/98
23 U.S.C. Section 154 Open Container Requirements
 
Section 154 Regulation
08/24/00
23 CFR Part 1270 Open Container Laws
 
Section 164 Legislation
06/08/08
23 U.S.C. Section 164 Minimum Penalties for Repeat Offenders for Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence
 
Section 164 Regulation
10/04/00
23 CFR Part 1275 Repeat Intoxicated Driver Laws
 
154/164 Guidance
03/31/00
Guidance On TEA-21 Transfer Funding
 
154/164 Q's & A's
04/12
Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Section 154 & 164 Transfer Programs
 
FHWA-NHTSA Memo on Section 154,163, and 164
10/22/07
Joint FHWA-NHTSA Administration of Section 154,163, and 164 Programs


COVERING TEA-21 INCENTIVE FUNDS:

Tab Title
Revisions As Of
Document Title
 
Section 157 Legislation
06/09/98
23 U.S.C. Section 157 Safety Incentive Grants for Use of Seat Belts
 
Section 157 Incentive Regulation
10/29/98
23 CFR Part 1240 Safety Incentive Grants for Use of Seat Belts-Allocation Based on Seat Belt Use Rates
 
Seat Belt Survey Regulation
04/13/00
23 CFR Part 1340 Uniform Criteria For State Observational Surveys of Seat Belt Use
 
157 Incentive Guidance
01/22/99
Section 157 Accounting Guidance
 
157 Innovative Announcement
06/01
Announcement of Discretionary Grants to Support Innovative Seat Belt Projects Designed to Increase Seat Belt Use Rates
 
Section 163 Grant and Sanction Regulation
11/28/03
23 CFR Part 1225 Operation of Motor Vehicles by Intoxicated Persons
 
Section 163 Guidance
11/20/98
Section 163 (.08) Funds Accounting Guidance - Amended
 
.08 BAC Sanction Legislation
10/23/00
Section 351 Transportation Appropriations Act for FY2001 - Public Law 106-346
 
Section 405 Legislation
06/09/98
23 U.S.C. Section 405 Occupant Protection Incentive Grants
 
Section 405 Regulation
07/26/01
23 CFR Part 1345 Incentive Grant Criteria For Occupant Protection Programs
 
Section 410 TEA-21 Legislation
06/09/98
23 U.S.C. Section 410 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Countermeasures (TEA21)
 
Section 410 TEA-21 Regulation
07/28/00
23 CFR Part 1313 Incentive Grant Criteria For Alcohol-Impaired Driving Prevention Programs (TEA21)
 
Section 411 Legislation
06/09/98
23 U.S.C. Section 411 State Highways Safety Data Improvements
 
Section 411 Regulation
09/11/00
23 CFR Part 1335 State Highway Safety Data Improvements
 
Section 2003(b) Legislation
06/09/00
Section 2003(b) TEA-21
 
2003(b) Announcement
12/31/01
2003(b) Announcement Child Passenger Protection Education Grants


COVERING FUNDING FOR UNIVERSITIES, HOSPITALS AND OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS:

Tab Title
Revisions As Of
Document Title
 
DOT Admin Req-Univ/Hosp/Nonprofit
07/24/07
49 CFR Part 19 - Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Nonprofit Organizations
 
OMB Cost Principles-Univ
07/24/07
2 CFR Part 220 - Cost Principles for Educational Institutions (OMB Circular A-21)
 
OMB Cost Principles-Nonprofit
07/24/07
2 CFR Part 230 - Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations (OMB Circular A-122)
 
OMB Cost Principles-Hospitals
10/01/99
45 CFR Subtitle A - Appendix E to Part 74-Principles for Determining Costs Applicable to Research and Development Under Grants and Contracts with Hospitals