Documentary Shows the Horrors of Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crashes

Documentary Shows the Horrors of Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crashes

After nearly a year-long delay, the documentary born of the 2019 #Dusk2Dawn pedestrian safety campaign premiered on March 18th. My Best Friend: A Pedestrian Story follows the awareness campaign that launched with 91 chalk body outlines on Las Vegas streets the last week of October 2019. The documentary tells the stories and chronicles the involvement …

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Nevada Rider Update

As we move closer to a return to normalcy, we can begin to see the toll that COVID-19 had on our motorcycle program and motorcyclists in the state. Safety course enrollment dropped about 40%, nearly every major motorcycle rally was canceled, and even though there have been fewer people on the road, there was a …

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New CEAs in the 2021-2025 SHSP

As shown in the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Organizational Structure below, the updated SHSP established 13 emphasis areas organized under four key areas, including nine critical emphasis areas (CEAs) that have developed strategies and action steps for implementation. Selection of the nine CEAs for the 2021-2025 SHSP Update was a data-driven process, and includes …

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Save Yourself Campaign

Save Yourself is the first campaign launch of the Zero Fatalities Program 10-Year Anniversary. The first phase of the Save Yourself campaign focused on three specific safety topics: distracted driving, pedestrian safety, and intersection safety. The campaign is designed to get people’s attention and eliminate unsafe behavior on our roadways by capitalizing on the current cultural …

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TREND In Focus: Speed-Related Crashes

The March 2021 Issue of Nevada’s Traffic Research and Education Newsletter (TREND) contains the following article about Crash and Trauma Outcomes for Motor Vehicle Occupants. TREND In Focus: Speed-Related Crashes – Crash and Trauma Outcomes for Motor Vehicle Occupants By Laura K. Gryder, MA, Samantha A. Slinkard-Barnum, MPH, and Deborah A. Kuhls, MD Vehicle speed …

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