2 edition of Occupant Protection Special Traffic Enforcement Program evaluation found in the catalog.
Occupant Protection Special Traffic Enforcement Program evaluation
M. G. Solomon
by U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington, D.C. (400 Seventh Street, S.W., Washington, 20590)
Written in English
|Statement||M.G. Solomon, W.J. Nissen, and D.F. Preusser.|
|Contributions||Nissen, W. J., Preusser, David F.|
|LC Classifications||HE5620.S34 S65 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 30 p. :|
|Number of Pages||30|
|LC Control Number||99205649|
NiTS non-traffic crash data is obtained through NHTSA’s National Automotive Sampling System, General Estimates System and the Fatality Analysis Reporting System. NiTS non-crash injury data is based upon emergency department records from a special study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury. To provide updated technical information to child passenger safety technicians, instructors, and other interested individuals on the proper installation of car seats, best practice recommendations on the transportation of children on school buses, latest research and technologies related to car seats and vehicle occupant protection systems.
Program Accomplishments. In FY , 36 States, DC, Puerto Rico and 2 Territories received Section grants. Uses and Use Restrictions. Incentive grant funds are available to States to implement and enforce occupant protection programs, in compliance with established criteria. Angela Brown, Program Manager, CPSTI, Tennessee CPS Center. – School Buses – Protection for All (1 CEU) Charlie Vits, Marketing Development Manager, SafeGuard/IMMI. – Break (Door Prizes) Transporting the Tiniest: CPS and Premature Infants- Update on Best Practices.
enforcement agencies to conduct a highly-visible, well-publicized traffic safety enforcement program. The grant funding will be used for overtime enforcement to address all traffic safety issues with an emphasis on impaired driving, occupant protection, speed and distracted driving. OCCUPANT PROTECTION PROGRAM Occupant Protection (OP) is a component of the state’s Highway Safety Plan (HSP) OP uses data-driven & evidence-based practices to develop & implement programs aimed at reducing the number of vehicle occupants injured or killed in car crashes This is accomplished with the help of enforcement and non-enforcement.
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The funded occupant protection special traffic enforcement programs of Indiana, Iowa and New Jersey were selected for detailed evaluation. One of the three case study states (Iowa) has a primary seat belt law that provides that officers may stop unbelted drivers to issue citations, even if there is no other offense.
Occupant Protection Special Traffic Enforcement Program Evaluation 5. Report Date April 6. Performing Organization Code 7. Author(s) M.G. Solomon, W.
Nissen and D.F. Preusser 8. Performing Organization Report No. Performing Organization Name and Address Preusser Research Group, Inc. Main Street Trumbull, CT Work Unit. Highway Safety Program Guideline No.
20 Occupant Protection (November ) | PDF version for print Each State, in cooperation with its political subdivisions, tribal governments, and other parties as appropriate, should develop and implement a comprehensive highway safety program, reflective of State demographics, to achieve a significant reduction in traffic.
Topics: Traffic violations., Traffic law enforcement., Public information programs., Selective Traffic Enforcement Programs., Safety Belt Usage., New Jersey., Iowa. Occupant Protection for Children; Outreach; and Data and Evaluation.
The assessment team conducted the assessment process based on the Uniform Guidelines for State Highway Safety Programs, Highway Safety Program Guideline No. 20, Occupant Protection (November ). Occupant protection Special Traffic Enforcement Program evaluation. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT HS Streff FM, Molnar LJ, Christoff C.
Increasing safety belt use in a secondary enforcement state: evaluation of a three-county special enforcement program. Seat belts save lives, and NHTSA provides national leadership in planning and developing traffic injury control safety programs in the areas of seat belts, child car seats, and automatic occupant protection systems (e.g., air bags).
The use of federal funding for occupant protection programs requires administration of a statewide survey of safety belt use that must adhere to Federal Register Guidelines. Florida’s first statewide survey, certified under Federal Register Guidelines, was completed in and has been conducted every year since.
Traffic Occupant Protection Strategies (TOPS) curriculum for use by law enforcement. The team was comprised of law enforcement professionals from around the country with significant backgrounds in curriculum development, occupant protection efforts, and program.
Officers conducting enforcement on a STEP-COMP grant will make enforcement of Impaired Driving, Occupant Protection, Speed, Intersection Traffic Control, and Distracted Driving their top priority during enforcement, although any traffic-related probable cause may be used to initiate a vehicle stop.
Get this from a library. Occupant Protection Special Traffic Enforcement Program evaluation: final report. [United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.;]. Under SectionNHTSA awards grants for occupant protection, State traffic safety information systems, impaired driving countermeasures, distracted driving, motorcyclist safety, State graduated driver licensing laws, and non-motorized safety.
Also included is a revised racial profiling grant program (Section ). U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC (TTY). 1. Introduction. Vehicle occupant protection is a critical component of public health (Subramanian, ), and seat restraint has been well documented as a major contributor to occupant protection (e.g., Houston and Richardson,Park et al., ).Despite the widely accepted efficacy of seatbelts in preventing automobile-related mortalities, improvement in occupant protection.
Occupant protection special traffic enforcement program evaluation. Published Date: Occupant Protection Special Traffic Enforcement Programs (OP sTEP) are periods of highly visible seat belt law enforcement combined with extensive media support.
Iowa and New Jersey. Results indicate that OP sTEP program grants generated. OPDE Office of Program Development and Evaluation. OP sTEP Occupant Protection Special Traffic Enforcement Program.
ORE Office of Research and Evaluation. OUI Operating Under the Influence of Intoxicants. The National Conference of State Legislatures works in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to bring you up to date, real-time information about traffic safety bills that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Database Notes. You can search legislation for each year starting with by state, topic, keyword, year. Occupant Protection Seat Belts Save Lives Seat belts save lives and NHTSA provides national leadership in planning and developing traffic injury control safety programs in the areas of seat belts, child car seat use, and automatic occupant protection systems (e.g., air bags).
Although Montana ranks relatively high for overall seat belt usage among states with secondary law enforcement, (79 percent in for all roads), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration research shows that most states with a primary enforcement law have higher compliance rates.
The Law. Seatbelts required; Roadway and intersection features such as the number and width of traffic lanes including turn lanes, the presence of shoulders as well as the type and width of shoulders, median width, traffic control devices, pavement markings, roadside hardware devices and traffic volumes all can either contribute to the enhanced safety performance of a roadway or increase the risk of severe.
Program Manager () [email protected] Shawnée Garrick Planning and Evaluation Coordinator () Shawné[email protected] Lekia Richards Program Coordinator-Occupant Protection/Police Traffic Services () [email protected] Jasmine Simmons Program Coordinator-Impaired Driving () .States must meet 4 out of 6 criteria established by statute and regulation including safety belt use law for all passengers, primary safety belt use law, minimum fine or penalty points, statewide special traffic enforcement programs, child passenger protection education program, and child passenger protection law.Traffic Safety Programs Enforcement is one of the five “E’s” of traffic safety (education, enforcement, emergency services, engineering and evaluation).
Law enforcement strategies are woven throughout all of MDT’s traffic safety goals including impaired driving, occupant protection, young drivers and motorcycle safety.