The Highway Safety Coordinator works in partnership and as an extension of the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety programs through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in efforts to reduce traffic collisions, fatalities, injuries, and economic losses relating to traffic collisions through the four “E’s” of transportation Safety:

 

1. Engineering

2. Enforcement

3. Education

4. Emergency Response

 

Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • The Highway Safety Coordinator coordinates a minimum of (4) educational programs* in the local school systems during the fiscal year August through May.

* Programs may include the rollover simulator, 3D Drunk & Drugged Driving Simulator, Judgment Day, Mock Crash, Ghost Out, Sweet 16, Fatal Vision Goggles, Intox-I-Clock, etc.

 

  • Highway Safety Coordinator develops and maintains working relationships with the Corridor Safety Teams, Regional Traffic Teams, and Emphasis Area Task Teams in order to develop a partnership with other ADD Safety Coordinators.

 

  • Highway Safety Coordinator coordinates and conducts quarterly Regional Safety Team meetings.

 

  • Highway Safety Coordinator submits monthly and quarterly reports to the KYTC.

 

  • Highway Safety Coordinator attends and participates in a minimum of (1) per county professional, civic, and other meetings, safety events with large companies, youth groups*; to distribute program or technical information during the fiscal year.

*This may include Mature Drivers Courses, Child Passenger Safety, etc.

 

  • Highway Safety Coordinator is a certified Child Passenger Seat Technician.


Resource Links

Kentucky Child Passenger Safety Rules and Regulations

Safe Kids Website

National Highway Traffic Safety Association Child Seat Information

 

If you are interested in learning more about the Highway Safety program in the Cumberland Valley Area, or would like to schedule an event, please call the local ADD coordinator, Dreama Wright at 606-864-7391 or email.


Updated 12/1/2018