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Highway Safety Grant

Grants to Mississippi Nonprofits, IHEs,
and Agencies to Improve Traffic Safety

GrantWatch ID#: 176722
Agency Type:

State

Mississippi Office of Highway Safety (MOHS)

11/30/16

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Grants to Mississippi law enforcement agencies, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and government agencies to improve roadway safety. Consideration will be given to projects that will meet statewide traffic safety goals. Proposals may address the following target areas and strategies:

1) C-1 Core Outcome Measure/Number of Traffic Fatalities (FARS): To maintain traffic fatalities by a five year average (2010-2014) of 615 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of traffic fatalities by an additional .50%for a long term goal of 612 fatalities by the end of 2018.

2) C-2 Core Outcome Measure/Serious Injury: To maintain the number of serious traffic injuries by a five year average (2010-2014) of 6,342 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of serious injuries by an additional 1.0% for a long term goal of 6,279 by the end of 2018.

3) C-3 Core Outcome Measure/Fatality Rate: To maintain the number of fatalities by VMT from a five year average (2010-2014) of (1.57) by the end of 2017. To maintain the fatality rate of (1.57) for a long term target of by the end of 2018.

4) C-4 Core Outcome Measure/Unrestrained Passengers: To decrease the number of unrestrained passenger vehicle occupant fatalities in all seating positions by 2.5% from a five year average (2010-2014) of 301 to 293 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of unrestrained passenger vehicle occupant fatalities by an additional 1% for a long term goal of 291 by the end of 2018.

5) C-5 Core Outcome Measure/Alcohol and Other Drugs: To decrease the number of fatalities in crashes involving a driver or motorcycle operator with a BAC of .08 and above by 1.0% from five-year average (2010-2014) of 182 to 180 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of fatalities by an additional 1% for a long term goal of 178 by the end of 2018.

6) C-6 Core Outcome Measure/ Speed: To decrease the number of speeding-related fatalities by 4% from five-year average (2010-2014) of 110 to 106 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of speeding-related fatalities by an additional 5% for a long term goal of 100 by the end of 2018.

7) C-7 Core Outcome Measure/Motorcycles: To decrease the number of motorcyclist fatalities by 3.00% from five year average (2010-2014) of 44 to 42 by the end of 2017. To maintain the number of motorcyclist fatalities for a long term goal of 42 by the end of 2018.

8) C-8 Core Outcome Measure/Un-helmeted Motorcyclists: To decrease the number of un-helmeted motorcyclist fatalities 15% from five year average (2010-2014) of 7 to 6 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of un-helmeted motorcyclist fatalities for a long term goal of 5 by the end of 2018.

9) C-9 Core Outcome Measure/Under 21: To decrease the number of drivers aged 20 or younger involved in fatal crashes by 3.0% from five-year average (2010-2014) of 79 to 76 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of drivers aged 20 or younger by an additional 1% for a long term goal of 75 by the end of 2018.

10) C-10 Core Outcome Measures/Pedestrians: To decrease the number of pedestrian fatalities by 3% from five-year average (2010-2014) of 50 to 49 by the end of 2017. To decrease the number of pedestrian fatalities by an additional 1% for a long term goal of 48 by the end of 2018.

11) C-11 Core Outcome Measure: Bicyclist: To maintain the number of bicycle fatalities of the five year average (2010-2014) of 5 by the end of 2017. To reduce the number of pedestrian fatalities by 20% for a long term target of 4 by the end of 2018.

12) B-1 Core Behavior Measure/Occupant Protection: To increase statewide observed seatbelt use of front seat outboard occupants in passenger vehicles from the 2015 annual survey number of 79.60% to 80% by the end of 2016. To increase the statewide observed seatbelt use rate to 80.26% by the end of 2017.

Eligible program expenses include full-time and/or part-time salary, overtime, training, travel, equipment, supplies, contractual services and indirect costs.

Applications for funding submitted for traffic safety activities are not restricted to any dollar value but must provide evidence of being cost effective.

Programs, projects and funding begin October 1, 2017 and end September 30, 2018 unless specified otherwise by MOHS.

All law enforcement jurisdictions, state agencies, judicial, colleges/universities, nonprofit organizations and community organizations are eligible.

The deadline for submission of initial electronic application is November 30, 2016. All applicants will be notified of application results no later than June, 2017.

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

Department of Public Safety
Division of Public Safety Planning
Office of Highway Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

P: (601) 977-3700
F: (601) 977-3701
mohs@dps.ms.gov

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