Government agencies on both state and national levels are involved in the design, regulation, legislative, awareness and enforcement processes for traffic safety in the U.S.
Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)
The Association of County Commissions of Alabama was formed in 1929 to serve as an educational, technical, legal, legislative, and public policy resource for Alabama’s sixty-seven counties. Each county commission in the state is a member of the Association, which operates under the motto, “67 Counties, One Voice."Visit Website Read More
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA)
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is responsible for administering a broad range of state and federal programs that contribute to the department’s mission — Building Better Alabama Communities. ADECA programs assist children, elderly, victims of crime and abuse, the disadvantaged and poor, and the unemployed.Visit Website Read More
Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is the primary state health agency for the state of Alabama. The ADPH works closely with the community to preserve and protect the public’s health and to provide caring, quality services.Visit Website Read More
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA)
The mission of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is to efficiently provide quality service, protection, and safety for the State of Alabama through the utilization of consolidated law enforcement, investigative, and support services.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) represents the consolidation and realignment of 12 state law enforcement agencies/functions into one entity. ALEA is responsible for the functions and missions of the Alabama Department of Homeland Security, Department of Public Safety, Alabama Bureau of Investigation, Fusion Center, Criminal Justice Information Center, Marine Police, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Enforcement Division, Department of Revenue Enforcement, Forestry Commission Investigations, Agriculture and Industry Investigations, Public Service Commission Enforcement, and Office of Prosecution Services Computer Forensic Laboratories.Visit Website Read More
AL Legislature (SSCC)
Established by an act of the the Alabama Legislature, the mission of the State Safety Coordinating Committee (SSCC) is increased safety, with particular focus on the problem of traffic accidents. The SSCC’s primary goal is to formulate, coordinate, and apply the available resources to reduce crash frequency and severity. Focus areas includes crash prevention, crash severity reduction and remedial actions.Visit Website Read More
Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT)
ALDOT's goal is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound inter-modal transportation system for all users, especially the taxpayers of Alabama. It is also to also facilitate economic and social development and prosperity through the efficient movement of people and goods. ALDOT must also demand excellence in transportation and be involved promoting adequate funding to promote and maintain Alabama's transportation infrastructure.Visit Website Read More
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance and preservation of the Nation’s highways, bridges and tunnels. FHWA also conducts research and provides technical assistance to state and local agencies in an effort to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to encourage innovation.Visit Website Read More
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
The primary mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries. Activities of the Administration contribute to ensuring safety in motor carrier operations 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.Visit Website Read More
National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicles and highway safety. Responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes, the NHTSA works daily to prevent crashes, enforce safety performance standards, and investigate motor vehicles.Visit Website Read More
NHTSA's Traffic Safety Marketing
NHTSA offers materials for numerous traffic safety campaigns, including drunk driving, car seats, vehicle safety, distracted driving, and motorcycles.These marketing tools offer a way to get involved through traditional media and online media.
USDOT Volpe Center
The mission of the USDOT Volpe Center is to advance transportation innovation for the public good. The Volpe Center employees work to anticipate emerging transportation issues and objectively address the nation’s most pressing and complex transportation challenges, particularly those that can be solved with an intermodal, systems perspective. The USDOT Volpe Center’s solutions emphasize safety, infrastructure, innovation, and accountability.Visit Website Read More