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TASK (Traffic Assistance Services to Kansas)

Federal Government Sites

FHWA - Federal Highway Administration Safety Program Contains information for professionals, community leaders, and road users. Also has an updated Featured Items list.

Federal Highway Administration - Safety Office (Rumble Strips) FHWA's Safety rumble strip website.

NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Provides information on vehicle and traffic safety.

NTSB - National Transportation Safety Board Offers transportation safety information on aviation, highway, marine, railroad, and pipeline and hazardous materials transportion.

National Organizations

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. A not-for-profit, publicly-supported charitable educational and research organization dDedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries by preventing traffic crashes.

AASHTO's Older Driver Initiative. Links to programs and publications associated with improving infrastructure to accommodate older drivers.

American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATTSA) - An international trade association in its third decade of representing providers, manufacturers, consultants and public agency personnel involved in the temporary traffic control industry (including signage, pavement marking and guardrail).

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - Independent, nonprofit, scientific and educational organization supported by the insurance industry; site has a broad range of vehicle-related traffic safety information.

Operation Lifesaver - Strives to increase public awareness about the danger at places where the roadway crosses train tracks and on railroad rights-of-way. The program seeks to improve driver and pedestrian behavior at highway-rail intersections by encouraging compliance with traffic laws relating to crossing signs and signals.

State Programs

Kansas Department of Transportation Bureau of Traffic Safety. Link to KDOT's Bureau of Traffic Safety information page.

Uniform Procedures for State Highway Safety Programs Published on July 28, 1999 this final rule announces the amendments to the regulation establishing uniform procedures for State and highway safety programs.

 

 

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