National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) establishes and
enforces motor vehicle safety standards. NHTSA also promotes
national and state highway safety related programs and
including Click It or Ticket, impaired driving, child
passenger safety and school bus safety. Pamphlets, technical
reports, program manuals, recall lists, etc. are available
To download NHTSA marketing materials,
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is committed to the
attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health
and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and
young adults. You can access AAP policy statements by
Car Seat Safety Forum
Motor Vehicle Crashes are the #1 cause of death for children
and adults, ages 4 to 34. Selecting a safe vehicle and
properly using child restraints and safety belts may be the
most important things you can do to protect your family.
Need help on installing or advice on buying car seats? No
question is a bad one! Visit this online community of child
passenger safety technicians.
Governors Highway Safety Association
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is a
nonprofit association representing the highway safety
offices of states, territories, the District of Columbia and
Puerto Rico. GHSA provides leadership and representation for
the states and territories to improve traffic safety,
influence national policy and enhance program management.
Its members are appointed by their Governors to administer
federal and state highway safety funds and implement state
highway safety plans.
Illinois Department of Transportation
Official homepage of the Illinois Department of
Transportation. Find information on road closures,
construction projects, public transportation and highway
Illinois Department of Transportation – Roadway Safety
Gateway to Illinois traffic safety programs. Find
information on work zone safety, the Illinois Strategic
Highway Safety Plan, seat belt programs, impaired driving,
child passenger safety, motorcycle safety and motor vehicle
Illinois State Police
Official homepage of the Illinois State Police. View press
releases, contact statewide Safety Education Officers, and
find out more about law enforcement services.
Illinois Secretary of State
Resource for services and programs offered by the Illinois
Secretary of State. Find out more about the Illinois
Gradated Driver Licensing program, teen driver safety, Keep
Me in a Safe Seat (KISS) and Illinois license plate
Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police
The professional organization of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and
other leaders of Police and Public Safety Organizations in
the State of Illinois. IACP promotes the professional and
personal development of members through innovative services,
training, camaraderie and leadership.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a
nonprofit research and communications organization funded by
auto insurers. IIHS distributes the newsletter "Status
Report" and produces low-cost videos on a variety of highway
safety topics. IIHS also produces fact sheets and lists of
state safety belt and child passenger safety laws.
MAKE ROADS SAFE
MAKE ROADS SAFE is an international campaign to put global
road traffic injuries on the G8 and UN agendas. Every six
seconds someone is killed or maimed on the world's roads.
Make Roads Safe is the campaign for global road safety.
National Child Passenger Safety Board
The National Child Passenger Safety Board has been
established to provide program direction and technical
guidance to states, communities and organizations as a means
to maintain a credible, standardized child passenger
training and certification program. The website serves as a
primary resource for information and updates on the NCPSB,
the Standardized CPS Curriculum, and certification or
National Safety Council
The National Safety Council is an international public
service organization dedicated to educating and influencing
people to prevent accidental injuries and deaths. Founded in
1913 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1953, the NSC is
the only organization promoting safety in the workplace, in
transportation, and in homes and communities.
Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide is the first and only international
nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preventing
unintentional childhood injury. It focuses on one specific
problem: more children 1 to 14 die from accidents such as
motor vehicle crashes, fires, drowning, poisoning and falls
than any other cause. Safe Kids also serves as the national
certifying body for the child passenger safety program. To
visit the Child Passenger Safety certification page,
United Nations Road Safety Collaboration
In April 2004, the United Nations General Assembly
resolution A/RES58/289 on "Improving global road safety"
invited WHO, working in close cooperation with the United
Nations regional commissions, to act as coordinator on road
safety issues across the United Nations system. Find
resource manuals, toolkits for "Road Safety is No Accident,"
information on global road safety week and activities for
teens at their website.