NSA’s traffic safety department has the duty to perpetuate traffic safety issues, facilitate traffic safety program implementation, provide technical assistance to the office of sheriff and other agencies, and offer general support to the Office of Sheriff and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) staff in developing traffic safety plans that target NHTSA’s national traffic safety priority issues.
NSA also promotes NHTSA traffic safety campaigns
. NSA and NHTSA sponsor technology and training seminars to familiarize state, county, tribal, and local highway safety and law enforcement officials with current countermeasures related to alcohol and other drugs; occupant protection; speed and aggressive driving; motor vehicle and driver control issues; dangerous driving behaviors; policies and procedures; older driver issues; distracted driving issues; and other traffic safety issues.
to view the archived Traffic Safety Newsletters as well as a plethora of other useful resources.
There are several awards available for traffic safety professionals. Click here
to see these great opportunities for recognition.
A map showing traffic safety particiaption by sheriff's office.
The Traffic Safety Committee is charged with the responsibility of studying, considering, evaluating, analyzing, and reporting on to the Executive Committee and Membership all matters of law enforcement policy, standards, practice and procedures relating to traffic safety and all proposed legislation relating to traffic safety services affecting Sheriffs. Click here for more information about the committee.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Traffic Injury Control Programs, in partnership with NSA, sponsors a cooperative program for law enforcement agencies whereby an agency can send an officer to Washington, D.C. for a one-year assignment.
For more information about our traffic safety programs, contact:
Director of Traffic Safety