Follow Up: Pedestrian Sidewalk Decals Installed in Northern Nevada

Follow Up: Pedestrian Sidewalk Decals Installed in Northern Nevada

To continue to spread the message of Zero Fatalities and pedestrian safety in Nevada, NDOT (in partnership with City of Reno, City of Sparks, RTC Washoe County, Washoe County School District, and the University of Nevada, Reno) has installed pedestrian sidewalk decals around the Truckee Meadows area to remind the community of pedestrian safety.

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Office of Traffic Safety’s 2018 Highway Safety Plan

Every year, to fulfill federal requirements, the Office of Traffic Safety is required to publish a Highway Safety Plan. These annual plans help inform key stakeholders and the public about statewide grant-funded projects and performance measure trends and targets. Nevada’s Highway Safety Plan was recently approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and …

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Nevada Traffic Safety Summit

The 2017 Nevada Traffic Safety Summit was held on May 23-25 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno. An annual gathering of traffic safety partners, industry professionals, educators, and advocates, Summit attendees met to discuss the challenges of traffic safety with respect to the ever-changing world around us. This year’s focus was to share best …

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Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan Awards

Each year awards are presented to recognize hard work, progress, and significant contributions in various areas related to the SHSP in Nevada. This year, 11 awardees from Northern Nevada were recognized during the 2017 Annual Nevada Traffic Safety Summit in May. Awards were presented by Sondra Rosenberg, Assistant Director of Planning, NDOT, and NECTS Chair. 

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We Know Distracted Driving is Dangerous, Why Do We Do It?

Dr. Paul Atchley, PhD. and Associate Dean for the College of Online and Professional Education at the University of Kansas has been conducting research and speaking out to educate about the dangers of distracted driving. As eDriving’s award-winning Scientific Advisor, Dr. Atchley seeks to understand exactly what our brains do when we drive distracted. He …

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What’s Trending: Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications

It wasn’t that long ago that we were introduced to “The Jetsons” on TV and received just a glimpse of the futuristic technology that was bound to come around in our lifetime. Everything from home robots to automatic coffee pots, moving sidewalks to jetpacks. But one of the most futuristic things we remember from the …

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Focus on Safety – Safety Tips for Pedestrians

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has been working hard to increase pedestrian safety. From infrastructure improvements including more medians and redesigned roadways to raising awareness about the dangers to pedestrians and bicyclists, FHWA in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) looks to provide leadership, expertise, and resources to communities across America to …

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Families Remember Loved Ones Lost on New Zero Fatalities Memorial Site

Zero Fatalities launches site for families to share their story and help save lives on Nevada’s roads On March 17th Zero Fatalities launched a new webpage, “In Loving Memory.” In Loving Memory is a place to memorialize the lives lost on Nevada roads and remind survivors that their driving choices make the difference in striving for …

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Always Buckle Up Campaign

If you’re not buckled, you may injure or kill someone else. It’s your responsibility. Make the right choice. Being unbuckled increases the risk of injury or death to other passengers by 40 percent (Injury Prevention Journal). This statistic is the basis of the Zero Fatalities occupant protection campaign that ran from February 20 until March …

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