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Kristina Swallow, Director, Nevada Department of Transportation Director Kristina Swallow was appointed by Governor Steve Sisolak in January of 2019 as Director of the Nevada Department of Transportation. With more than 25 years of experience in engineering, public policy, and community advocacy, as a practicing civil engineer, Kristina has worked in several technical areas including flood …

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COVID-19: Exposing Road Safety Challenges

News reports are full of anecdotal reports of how the pandemic has affected traffic safety. While we don’t know the full scope of the effects now, the crisis has shown a bright light on big unsolved challenges that have long festered on our roads from speeding to impairment. David Harkey, President, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety …

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Priorities for Traffic Safety in Nevada Community Leaders Panel Discussion

Hear from Community Leaders from across Nevada about the top traffic safety issues in their communities and how their agency is working to improve traffic safety. Please bring questions for the Q&A with the Panelists.   Commissioner Michael Naft, Clark County Major James Simpson, Nevada Highway Patrol Northern Command Bill Thomas, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Commission of …

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The Why, What, and Who of the Safe Systems Approach

Robert Wunderlich, Director Center for Transportation Safety at Texas Transportation Institute, will present on the Safe System approach to reducing serious injuries and fatalities on roadways. Recognizing that humans are going to make mistakes, a Safe System reduces opportunities for mistakes and mitigates consequences. He highlights the various aspects of the Safe System, including roadway …

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Traffic Safety Communications – How One Conversation Can Save a Life

With roadway fatalities heading in the wrong direction, it is up to all of us currently working in traffic safety to take every opportunity to save a life, and that might simply start with a conversation. Whether it’s an opportunity to give a presentation, something as simple as a tweet, or a conversation in passing …

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