The Zero Fatalities Program: Increasing Awareness and Influencing Behavior

The Zero Fatalities Program: Increasing Awareness and Influencing Behavior

Each year, Penna Powers works with the Nevada Departments of Transportation (NDOT) and Public Safety (DPS) to conduct quantitative research in order to assess public awareness of the Zero Fatalities program, as well as its influence on changes in behavior. The overarching goal is to achieve 70% awareness of the Zero Fatalities program by the …

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A New Vision for Boulder Highway

Last September, the Southern Nevada Pedestrian Safety Task Force decided it was time to have a conversation about safety along Boulder Highway (SR 582). The bottom line is countless lives have been lost crossing the street. In the past five years there have been 1,700 crashes, 30 pedestrian deaths and 8 percent of the total …

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2016 Cinco De Mayo Drunk Driving Prevention

Cinco de Mayo is a historical day celebrating Mexico’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo has become a day to celebrate with friends and family, eat some good Mexican food, and drink some cold brews and salty margaritas. But when it …

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What’s Trending: NDOT’s Pedestrian Safety Program

NDOT is dedicated to traffic safety, and many NDOT road projects add important safety enhancements to keep us safe on Nevada roads. As part of that, NDOT is building approximately $10 Million in pedestrian safety improvements primarily in Clark and Washoe counties in 2015 and 2016. The funding will be used to construct pedestrian safety …

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New Training Opportunity for Motorcycle Safety Instructors

The Office of Traffic Safety Nevada Rider Program has received approval to sponsor additional training for motorcycle safety instructors. All instructors will be given the opportunity to take the Accident Scene Management Bystander Assistance course. This course helps them remain certified as Nevada Rider motorcycle safety instructors and satisfies a recommendation from the National Agenda …

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