The Transportation Improvement Association (TIA), State Farm, Michigan State Police, and county and local law enforcement joined forces with students at Dakota High School to announce a statewide distracted driving education and enforcement initiative today. The campaign coincides with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which takes place in April.
Last week, the Transportation Improvement Association (TIA) presented awards during its 2018 Annual Meeting and Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. The awards honored individuals and agencies for making a tremendous impact on improving transportation safety through engineering, education, and enforcement.
Strive for a Safer Drive (S4SD) is a teen driving initiative aimed at reducing serious traffic crashes, injuries, and fatalities among Michigan’s most inexperienced drivers – teens. It is presented by Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) and the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP). All Michigan High Schools are eligible to apply.
In addition to saving lives and preventing injuries on our roadways, the Transportation Improvement Association (TIA) is committed to ensuring drone operators fly safely. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there are now more registered drone operators in the United States than there are registered manned aircraft.