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Links to Partner Organizations


National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
NHTSA is the federal agency within the Department of Transportation responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes. This is accomplished by setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment, and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to conduct effective local highway safety programs.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) 
An agency of the Department of Transportation, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries through strong enforcement of safety regulations; targeting high-risk carriers and commercial motor vehicle drivers; improving safety information systems and commercial motor vehicle technologies; strengthening commercial motor vehicle equipment and operating standards; and increasing safety awareness.

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal accident investigation agency. Since its creation in 1967, the Safety Board’s mission has been to determine the probable cause of transportation accidents and to formulate safety recommendations to improve transportation safety.


AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
The foundation is a research and education organization dedicated to saving lives by preventing traffic crashes and reducing injuries when crashes occur.

The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
AAMVA is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs in motor vehicle administration, law enforcement and highway safety. The association also serves as an information clearinghouse in these areas, and acts as the international spokesman for these interests.

Governors Highway Safety Association
GHSA represents the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement federal grant programs to address behavioral highway safety issues. The mission is to provide leadership and advocacy for the states and territories to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management and promote best practices.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
(IIHS) is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from motor vehicle crashes.

The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shares and supports this mission through scientific studies of insurance data representing the human and economic losses resulting from the ownership and operation of different types of vehicles and by publishing insurance loss results by vehicle make and model.

International Association of Chiefs of Police
The traffic safety initiatives of the IACP are dedicated to address common factors that cause these crashes and look to provide guidance, lessons learned and best practices to law enforcement with the hope to prevent this tragic loss of live.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals  
NADCP is a national non-profit corporation which created a common-sense approach to improving the justice system by using a combination of judicial monitoring and effective treatment to compel drug-using offenders to change their lives.

National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators
(NAPC) is a national professional association of prosecutor coordinators. It consists of 50 member states and meets at a minimum of twice a year to share and exchange ideas, information and trends that impact state prosecutors.

National Center for DWI Courts
The National Center for DWI Courts is a professional services division of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) designed to raise awareness of the success of DWI Courts, provide training assistance, and research to DWI Courts, and establish new DWI Courts nationwide.

National Judicial College
The nation’s top judicial learning institution, it’s mission is to provide leadership in achieving justice through quality judicial and collegial dialogue.

National Center for State Courts:
NCSC is the organization courts turn to for authoritative knowledge and information, because its efforts are directed by collaborative work with the Conference of Chief Justices, the Conference of State Court Administrators, and other associations of judicial leaders.

The National Road Safety Foundation
NRSF is non-profit charitable organization that for more than 50 years has been dedicated to reducing crashes, deaths and injuries on our nation’s highways by promoting safe driving behavior through greater public awareness.

Road to Zero Coalition
This coalition focuses on examining and promoting behavior change strategies and developing a strategic plan for self-driving cars and human-vehicle-roadway communication.
The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility ( is a national not for-profit organization and a leader in the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking. has transformed countless lives through programs that bring individuals, families, and communities together to guide a lifetime of conversation around alcohol responsibility and by offering proven strategies to stop impaired driving.

Traffic Injury Research Foundation
TIRF is an independent, road safety research institute. TIRF conducts scientific research to identify the human causes and effects of road crashes. It develops and evaluates programs and policies to address them, and shares research findings through a wealth of free educational resources and education programs.

National District Attorneys Association
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

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