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Contact for General Highway questions, concerns, or comments

 

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Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS)
A Section of NDOR Traffic Engineering Division
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2014 NET Documentary on Distracted Driving (View "Dstrctd Drvng")

Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) 30- minute documentary looks at distracted driving in the age of technology.  The documentary shows how law enforcement, safety organizations, families and others are raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. 

 

NOHS Contact Information

Phone 402-471-2515

FAX 402-471-3865

Office Location: 5001 South 14th St.
                          Lincoln, NE

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 94612
                           Lincoln NE 68509

Office Hours
Monday- Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT

Fred E Zwonechek, Administrator 402-471-2515

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 About NOHS?

The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS) is responsible for developing and implementing effective strategies to reduce the state’s traffic-related injury and fatality rates.  These strategies may take the form of stand-alone projects, activities, and/or more comprehensive long-term programs.  Both traditional and innovative strategies are encouraged and utilized to support the NOHS goals.

The NOHS is responsible for the administration of the Federal Highway Safety funds and for facilitating the Highway Safety Programs supported by these funds.

Any issue related to traffic safety may be considered under the role and responsibilities of the NOHS.  Personnel are available for providing resource information and referral to other appropriate agencies or organizations.

Based on problem identification results, the following priority traffic safety areas are being targeted. To address these problem areas; grants, training opportunities, and educational items are available (click on the links at the top of the page to view areas):

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Priority Areas

Other areas of concern:

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Calendar of Events - 2013

April (Entire Month) National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
April (Entire Month) Alcohol Awareness Month
May (Entire Month) National Youth Traffic Safety Month
May (Entire Month) Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
May (Entire Month) National Bicycle Safety Month
May 7 Bike to School Day
May 7 Nebraska Advocates for Highway Safety Meeting - 1:30 - 3:00 pm *NDOR - Auditorium  - Agenda
May 16 Bike to Work Day
May 19 - June 1 Click It or Ticket Mobilization
August 6 Nebraska Advocates for Highway Safety Meeting - 1:30 - 3:00 pm *NDOR - Auditorium
August 15 - September 1 You Drink & Drive. You Lose. Crackdown
September 14 - 20 Child Passenger Safety Week
September 20 National Seat Check Saturday
September 18 Nebraska Underage Drinking Advisory Task Force Meeting,
1:30 - 3:00 pm, Lower Level Room F, *NSOB
October (Entire Month) International Walk to School Month
October 9 Walk to School Day
October 7 - 11 Drive Safely Work Week
October 19 - 25 National Teen Driver Safety Week
October 20 - 24 National School Bus Safety Week
November 5 Nebraska Advocates for Highway Safety Meeting,
1:30 - 3:00 pm, NDOR - Auditorium
November 24 - November 30 Click It or Ticket Mobilization
December (Entire Month) National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D)
December 12 - January 1 You Drink & Drive. You Lose. Crackdown
December 18 Nebraska Underage Drinking Advisory Task Force Meeting,
1:30 - 3:00 pm, Lower Lever Room (to be announced) NSOB
  *NSOB - Nebraska State Office Building

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