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Annual Funds Available for Northwest Transportation Safety Programs

 

Schools, community groups, law enforcement, health departmets and other groups can apply online for grant funding to improve safety on our Northwest Missouri roads. If your group has a regional transportation safety program planned, the Northwest Region Coalition for Roadway Safety can help. This is the third year the grant funds have been available for interested applicants, to help reduce injuries and fatalities in Missouri’s Northwest 20 counties. Anyone interested in applying for the funds should submit the Online Coalition Grant Application by January 31, 2014 . Get more info about the grants here.

 

Northwest Coalition for Roadway Safety Regional Blueprint Summit

Civic Arena, St. Joseph Mo.

March 18, 2014

Registration details coming soon!

Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety Announces 2012 Winners

Nineteen high schools across Northwest Missouri battled it out last fall in a statewide seat belt use competition to see who could increase their students' seat belt usage rate the most. One hundred and thirty-five schools across the state participated in this year's Battle of the Belt Challenge, a competition to raise seat belt use among teens and hopefully decrease traffic crash related injuries and fatalities.Learn more...

 

Coalition Works to Improve Young Drivers' Seat Belt Usage

Young drivers in Missouri just aren't buckling up like they should. Over the last three years, 254 teens were killed in Missouri traffic crashes, and 75 percent of them were not wearing seat belts. During a random survey performed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, several schools around the state were pinpointed having 50 percent or less teen seat belt usage rate in 2011. Many of the schools were in Northwest Missouri. More...

 

St. Joseph Teens Can Win a Free Car for Driving Safely

Licensed high school drivers in St. Joseph with a clean driving record for the entire school year (2012-2013) have a chance to win a free car, as well as other monthly prizes just for driving safely. The "I'm A Safe Driver" program kicks off its sixth year in St. Joseph at area high schools this week during school registration. Learn More...  

 

Annual Funds Awarded for Northwest Transportation Safety Programs

Several new grants totaling more than $50,000 in funding to improve safety on our roads were recently awarded by the Northwest Region Coalition for Roadway Safety in the Northwest 20 county area.

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Upcoming Events

Regional Coaltion Meeting, MoDOT NW Conference Center in St. Joseph - September 24 at 2 p.m.

 


 

 

 

 

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