National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The U.S. Department of
Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration (NHTSA) establishes and enforces motor
vehicle safety standards. NHTSA also promotes national and
state highway safety related programs and including Click It
or Ticket, impaired driving, child passenger safety and
school bus safety. Pamphlets, technical reports, program
manuals, recall lists, etc. are available through NHTSA.
To download NHTSA marketing
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of
Pediatrics is committed to the attainment of optimal
physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all
infants, children, adolescents and young adults. You can
access AAP policy statements by
Car Seat Safety Forum
Motor Vehicle Crashes are the #1
cause of death for children and adults, ages 4 to 34.
Selecting a safe vehicle and properly using child restraints
and safety belts may be the most important things you can do
to protect your family. Need help on installing or advice
on buying car seats? No question is a bad one! Visit this
online community of child passenger safety technicians.
Governors Highway Safety Association
The Governors Highway Safety
Association (GHSA) is a nonprofit association representing
the highway safety offices of states, territories, the
District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. GHSA provides
leadership and representation for the states and territories
to improve traffic safety, influence national policy and
enhance program management. Its members are appointed by
their Governors to administer federal and state highway
safety funds and implement state highway safety plans.
Illinois Department of Transportation
Official homepage of the Illinois
Department of Transportation. Find information on road
closures, construction projects, public transportation and
highway safety programs.
Illinois Department of Transportation – Roadway Safety
Gateway to Illinois traffic
safety programs. Find information on work zone safety, the
Illinois Strategic Highway Safety Plan, seat belt programs,
impaired driving, child passenger safety, motorcycle safety
and motor vehicle carrier programs.
Illinois State Police
Official homepage of the Illinois
State Police. View press releases, contact statewide Safety
Education Officers, and find out more about law enforcement
Illinois Secretary of State
Resource for services and
programs offered by the Illinois Secretary of State. Find
out more about the Illinois Gradated Driver Licensing
program, teen driver safety, Keep Me in a Safe Seat (KISS)
and Illinois license plate services.
Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police
The professional organization of
Chiefs of Police (IACP) and other leaders of Police and
Public Safety Organizations in the State of Illinois. IACP
promotes the professional and personal development of
members through innovative services, training, camaraderie
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The Insurance Institute for
Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and
communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS
distributes the newsletter "Status Report" and produces
low-cost videos on a variety of highway safety topics. IIHS
also produces fact sheets and lists of state safety belt and
child passenger safety laws.
MAKE ROADS SAFE
MAKE ROADS SAFE is an
international campaign to put global road traffic injuries
on the G8 and UN agendas. Every six seconds someone is
killed or maimed on the world's roads. Make Roads Safe is
the campaign for global road safety.
National Child Passenger Safety Board
The National Child Passenger
Safety Board has been established to provide program
direction and technical guidance to states, communities and
organizations as a means to maintain a credible,
standardized child passenger training and certification
program. The website serves as a primary resource for
information and updates on the NCPSB, the Standardized CPS
Curriculum, and certification or recertification.
National Safety Council
The National Safety Council is an
international public service organization dedicated to
educating and influencing people to prevent accidental
injuries and deaths. Founded in 1913 and chartered by the
U.S. Congress in 1953, the NSC is the only organization
promoting safety in the workplace, in transportation, and in
homes and communities.
Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide is the first
and only international nonprofit organization dedicated
solely to preventing unintentional childhood injury. It
focuses on one specific problem: more children 1 to 14 die
from accidents such as motor vehicle crashes, fires,
drowning, poisoning and falls than any other cause. Safe
Kids also serves as the national certifying body for the
child passenger safety program.
To visit the Child Passenger
Safety certification page,
United Nations Road Safety Collaboration
In April 2004, the United Nations General
Assembly resolution A/RES58/289 on "Improving global road
safety" invited WHO, working in close cooperation with the
United Nations regional commissions, to act as coordinator
on road safety issues across the United Nations system. Find
resource manuals, toolkits for "Road Safety is No Accident,"
information on global road safety week and activities for
teens at their website.