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Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education Program

Our Mission is to prevent injuries to children and adults from bicycle and pedestrian crashes by training them with the knowledge and skills needed to be competent and safe in traffic.

Our Primary Goal is to administer a traffic and bicycle safety education program through workshops and continuing education programs for Nevada’s school teachers, community volunteers, law enforcement officers and recreation leaders. Pilot projects, research, media or awareness campaigns and the production of documents and guidelines are also carried out as part of the program's goal.  By creating partnerships with local community and non-profit organizations, OTS provides ongoing education and funding opportunities, as well as special events targeting safety with the intent of:

  1. Increasing proper bicycle helmet use.
  2. Increasing obedience to traffic laws by pedestrians, bicyclists or motorists.
  3. Increasing walking or bicycle use as a substitute commute to school or work.
  4. Increasing physical activity and reducing negative environmental effects thereby promoting a healthier community.
  5. Increase and package educational opportunities in such a way as to encourage widespread application.

Related Office of Traffic Safety Links

Nevada Elementary Instructors Course Info
Bike-Ped Mini Grant Application 2007-08
Bike-Ped Mini Grant Instructions 2007-08

Common Links Other Links

Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Program (NDOT)
Nevada Bicycle Advisory Board
Nevada Laws (bicycle related)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Safe Routes to School
Look Out Kids About
Reno Sparks Kiwanis Bike Program
Safe Kids-Washoe County
Muscle Powered
Silver State Bicycle Coalition
League of American Bicyclists

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