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Section 402 Highway Safety Program and Section 405d Program Funding - Law Enforcement

Grants to Iowa Agencies to Reduce
Traffic-Related Death or Injuries

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State

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Iowa Department of Public Safety - Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB)

Deadline Date:

03/15/21 Midnight

Description:

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Grants to Iowa law enforcement agencies for programs that help to reduce deaths and injuries related to traffic accidents. Funding is primarily intended for activities that address safety issues that fall within the following main areas of focus: speed, alcohol, occupant protection, police traffic services, emergency medical services, traffic records, roadway safety (engineering), motorcycles, and pedestrian/bicycle safety (Section 402). In addition, grants are available to support programs that combat the problem of impaired driving (Section 405d).

While 405d monies focus on impaired driving, other traffic safety activities, such as enforcement of seat belt, speed and stop light/sign violations are included. Section 405d programs may include elements such as directed overtime enforcement, educational presentations, equipment, training and/or public information campaigns. Enforcement agencies requesting overtime are required to direct that overtime enforcement to high-risk times (typically evening) and at high-risk locations for impaired driving crashes and to participate in two special traffic enforcement efforts, one conducted at night, during the program. 

With a focus on impaired driving prevention, agencies are also required to conduct a minimum of 12 public awareness activities through media releases, news articles and/or educational presentations.

Examples of Items Commonly Funded under the Section 402 Program:

  1. Overtime for enforcement
  2. Overtime for educational presentations
  3. Training-related travel
  4. Educational materials (brochures, posters or other printed items with traffic safety information)
  5. In-car video cameras
  6. Radars, Lidars and TruCam (hand-held laser radar/video camera) (NHTSA approved)
  7. PBTs (NHTSA approved)
  8. Speed trailers (partial funding)
  9. Impaired Vision Simulation Goggles

Examples of Items Commonly Funded under the Section 405d Program:

  1. Overtime for enforcement
  2. Overtime for educational presentations on impaired driving
  3. Training-related travel
  4. Educational materials with impaired driving prevention information
  5. In-car video cameras
  6. PBTs (NHTSA approved)
  7. Impaired Vision Simulation Goggles

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 151983

Term of Contract:

The project period is October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The federal 402 Program is designed to help states, counties and communities initiate programs to address traffic safety problems.

The federal 405d Program is designed to help states, counties and communities initiate programs to combat the problem of impaired driving.

Examples of Items NOT Funded under the Section 402 Program:
1. Research
2. Office furniture
3. Alcoholic beverages
4. Signs or roadway hardware
5. Benefits for working overtime
6. Vehicles (cars, motorcycles, boats)
7. Salary for existing personnel (considered supplanting)
8. Entertainment or refreshment (coffee, donuts) expenses
9. Any equipment ordered prior to the effective date of the contract
10. Any equipment received after the expiration date of the contract
11. Equipment to replace GTSB-funded equipment less than five years old

Examples of Items NOT Funded under the Section 405d Program
1. Research
2. Radar or lidar units
3. Office furniture
4. Bicycle helmets
5. Child safety seats
6. Alcoholic beverages
7. Signs or roadway hardware
8. Overtime for seat belt surveys
9. Vehicles (cars, motorcycles, boats)
10. Salary for existing personnel (considered supplanting)
11. Entertainment or refreshment (coffee, donuts) expenses
12. Any equipment ordered prior to the effective date of the contract
13. Any equipment received after the expiration date of the contract.
14. Equipment to replace a GTSB-funded piece of equipment less than 5 years old.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted Online by Midnight, March 15th.

Applicants are encouraged to leverage funds from the GTSB with staff, financial or other resources they can contribute to a proposed project.

Section 402: Funds are only provided via reimbursements.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register and apply online: https://entaa.iowa.gov/entaa/sso?appId=DOM_GMS&callingApp=https://www.iowagrants.gov/login.do#topHeader

Crystal Young, Program Officer
515-725-6126
cyoung@dps.state.ia.us

Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau
215 East 7th Street, 3rd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319-0248

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