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Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.600
Sponsors
Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
Deadlines
May 1, 2020
Contact

Kimberly Belone
505.563.3900
ojs_indian_highway_safety@bia.gov

Purpose

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
  • Evaluations

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

Eligibility

Federally recognized tribes are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Funding amount is not specified.

Application process

Application instructions are available on the related documents tab on grants.gov.

Completed applications and required attachments may be emailed to ojs_indian_highway_safety@bia.gov 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

Tagged as
Alcohol use · American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Illicit drug use · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention



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