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Tribal Traffic Safety Websites and Articles

Tribal Traffic Safety Websites and Articles


Tribal Traffic Safety
Resources on Funding, Safety Plan, Safety Data, Pedestrian, Impaired Driving, Behavior, Seatbelts, Run off the Road

Target Zero Washington's Strategic Highway Safety Plan
Target Zero is intended to complement and be incorporated into the plans and programs of key state traffic safety agencies, as well as Tribes, cities, counties, and private organizations. The plan helps partners coordinate traffic safety programs, better align priorities and strategies, and build a common language and approach to traffic safety efforts across Washington State.

Washington State Department of Transportation Tribal Liaison
This site has information on tribal traffic fatalities, statistics, and is a Tribal Liaison resource that focuses on government-to-government relations, communication, and education to help the tribes and the agency work effectively with each other.

National Center for Rural Road Safety
The Rural Safety Center website is a resource to empower rural road owners and users with a holistic approach to reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities.

Tribal Safety Plan PDF
This is a PDF that offers a series of modules in transportation planning, transportation programming, intergovernmental relations, safety, and asset management. It is part of a continuing educational series designed for tribal governments entitled Transportation Decision making: Information Tools for Tribal Governments sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

The Washington State Injury and Prevention Guide, January 13, 2013
Description: All unintentional motor vehicle-related deaths, including those involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists. Washington State Injury and Violence Prevention Guide

BIA Highway Safety Plan 2015
The following Performance and Highway Safety Plan describes programs and projects designed to address traffic safety issues in Indian Country for FY2015, and serves as the base for the execution of the Highway Safety Program Cost Summary.
2016 Indian Nations Highway Safety Plan

Transportation Research Board
A Guide for Effective Tribal Crash Reporting.

NHTSA's Office of EMS advances a national vision for EMS through projects and research; fosters collaboration among Federal agencies involved in EMS planning; measures the health of the nation's EMS systems; and delivers the data EMS leaders need to help advance their systems.


Creating A Culture of Traffic Safety On Reservation Roads: Tribal Law & Order Codes and Data Driven Planning
By Margo Hill & Christine Myers

You Can Save Lives! The Advance of Traffic Safety Target Zero Data Driving Planning and Strategies for Tribes - NW TTAP Newsletter Vol. 23 Page 7
By Dick G. Winchell FAICP, PhD.

Tribal Traffic Safety Codes: Addressing Tribal Traffic Safety Data with Leadership & Proven Policies
By Christine Myers

Speeding-Related Fatalities, Tribal Law & Order Codes, and Enforcement: Relationship Status - “It’s Complicated”
By Christine Myers

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety for Indian Reservations: Lummi Pathway a National Model - NW TTAP Newsletter Vol. 23 Page 12

Crash Data Mapping for WSTTC Safety Demonstration Project - NW TTAP Newsletter Vol. 23 Page 9
By Jeremy Charley

A Book Review: Quinones, Sam. (2015). Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic. NY: Bloomsbury Press. - NW TTAP Newsletter Vol. 24 Page 8
By Dick G. Winchell, EWU Urban Planning & NW TTAP

Every Person Counts: Reflections on our EWU Tribal Traffic Safety Demonstration Project - NW TTAP Newsletter Vol. 23 Page 8
By Margo Hill, JD, MURP


TRB Webinar: Understanding Transportation Safety Risks on Tribal Lands: Learning from a Collaborative Research Project with American Indian Communities in Minnesota. Date and Time: February 4th 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET (Free of charge). Presenters: Quillermo Narvaez, University of Minnesota & Kathryn Quick, University of Minnesota.   


1.     Protecting Our Future: Reducing Traffic Fatalities on Tribal Lands

2.     Seat Belts

3.     Be Seen- Pedestrian Safety

4.     Impaired Driving: Drive with a Clear Mind - East

5.     Speeding - West

6.     Child Car Seats: Protecting Our Future Generations - East

7.     Collision Data Reporting on Tribal Lands   

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