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Alaska is beating drunk driving

...confirmed by other data.The Alaska Highway Safety Office keeps track of fatal car...worked as director of the state highway safety office."What the studies indicate...remains a concern for police and highway safety experts, but if you look on their...
My Turn: An open plea to fellow cyclists

...statistics show over 90 percent of cyclists killed on the road were not wearing a helmet (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety statistic, 2009). Eighty-nine percent of those killed are over age 16, and a quarter of them had consumed alcohol...
My Turn: Egan lighting project makes roads safer

...was the driving factor for this improvement, the project was advanced under the federally funded Highway Safety Improvement Program. Highway Safety Improvement Program guidance shows that nighttime accidents on unlighted highway segments can be...
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

...wake-up call for all of us in highway safety," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices."We don't know enough...
JPD ramps up drunken driving enforcement for Labor Day

...provided in part by grants distributed through the Alaska Highway Safety Office, the release states.The 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' is sponsored by The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration.
Egan Dr. could be lit up by fall

...reappropriated from the design phase of the project, he added.The source of the $4.2 million in funding is the federal Highway Safety Improvement Program. Legislative approval is required before those funds can be used by the DOT&PF.? Contact...
My turn: Public needs to be aware of problems

...public see the terrible toll impaired and drunk drivers are taking on our communities. Cindy Cashen is the Alaska Highway Safety office administrator and former director of Mothers Against Drunk Driving Juneau Chapter.
Thank you

...Edwards from the Juneau Free-Wheelers for his expertise and finesse in bicycle repair. To Bob Laurie and the Alaska Highway Safety Program for road safety training and funding for reflectors and tattoos. To Kmart for use of their parking lot...
Simulators cover driving basics

...the school last year. They were funded by money passed through the state Department of Transportation's Office of Highway Safety. Fifteen students have completed the course, which generally takes 10 to 12 hours, since it began last winter...
Take action before another life is lost

...letter to Gov. Murkowski, Rep. Don Young, Sen. Ted Stevens, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the Alaska Department of Highway Safety Office and the city, something other than changing the color of pedestrian crosswalk signs from school-bus yellow...


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