Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant
The Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant provides funding to federally recognized tribes for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designed to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage.
Program areas include:
Impaired driving - Programs directed at reducing injuries and death attributed to impaired driving on reservations
- Selective traffic enforcement programs to apprehend impaired drivers
- Specialized law enforcement training
- Public information programs on alcohol and other drug use and driving
- Education programs for convicted DWI/DUI offenders
- Youth alcohol education programs promoting traffic safety
- DUI/Impaired driving courts and programs or projects directed toward judicial training
- Innovative programs to combat impaired driving
Occupant protection - Programs directed at decreasing injuries and deaths attributed to the lack of safety belt and child restraint usage
- Surveys to determine usage rates and to identify high-risk non-users
- Comprehensive programs to promote correct usage of child safety seats and other occupant restraints
- Enforcement of safety belt ordinances or laws
- Specialized training
Traffic records - Programs to help tribes develop or update electronic traffic records systems which will assist with analysis of crash information, causational factors, and support joint efforts with other agencies to improve the tribe's traffic records system
Federally recognized tribes are eligible to apply.
Funding amount is not specified.
Application instructions are available on the related documents tab on grants.gov.
Completed applications and required attachments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Office of Justice Services
Indian Highway Safety Program
1001 Indian School Road N.W. Ste. 251
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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