Driving Safety

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Driving Sources

Seat Belt Display

SeatBeltDisplay2Fact:
Nebraska could save each year with a primary seat belt law
12 peoples lives
220 serious injuries
44 million dollars
Source:
Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office Nebraska Safety Facts, August 2017


Fact:
100% of Nebraska teen driver fatalities were unbuckled in 2016
Source:
Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office 2016 Teen Driver Facts

Fact:
1 crash occurrs every 15 minutes
49 persons were injured each day
1 person was killed every 40 hours
Source:
http://dot.nebraska.gov/media/10414/facts2016.pdf

Fact:
$943,211,800 in econmic loss to Nebraska annually
Source:
National Safety Council, Injury Facts 2015 Edition. Provided by NDOT-Highway Safety Office, Revised 9/7/17

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Fatalities occur 2-3 more times in rural communities
Source:
Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office Nebraska Safety Facts, August 2017



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Nebraska distracted driving crashes are up 29%
Source:
Standard Summary of Nebraska Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents, NDOT-Highway Safety Office, September 7, 2017

Fact:
Nebraska pedestrians killed in crashes are up 71% from 2010 to 2016 
Source:
http://dot.nebraska.gov/media/10414/facts2016.pdf

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Injury crashes involving cell phones are up 17%
Source:
Standard Summary of Nebraska Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents, NDOT-Highway Safety Office, September 7, 2017

Fact:
Fatal Nebraska motorcycle crashes are up 67% from 2010 to 2016
Source:
http://dot.nebraska.gov/media/10414/facts2016.pdf





 

 

 

 

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Source: https://www.workzonesafety.org/crash-information/work-zone-fatal-crashes-fatalities/#nebraska


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Source: http://dot.nebraska.gov/media/10414/facts2016.pdf

 

Driver Safety Information

Nebraska Safety Council in the News

Nebraska Safety Council is a trusted source for workplace driver safety information including safe driving policy, implementing and enforcing policy, managing risk and liability, and employee presentations.

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Employee Driver Safety Presentation

How much time do you spend annually on training your employees to drive safely? Driving is a behavior. The way employees drive off-the-clock will resemble how they drive on-the-clock. As an employer you have a responsibility to ensure employees are constantly reminded of their responsibility to be safe drivers on the road.

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Corporate Safe Driver Policy

The Network of Employer’s for Traffic Safety have reported that Nebraska employers spend $257 million a year on employees that were involved in vehicle crashes. Over $136 million is spent on on-the-job crashes and $120 million on off-the-job crashes. Employers have both direct and indirect costs associated with vehicle crashes regardless of when they occur.

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Learning Center

Roadside and Work Zone Safety

Creating public awareness and sharing stories of the dangers of driving near roadside and work zone service vehicles and personnel.

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Texting and Driving

Cell Phones and Driving

Alternate Length Texting and Driving Spots

 


Safety Training Option Program (STOP)

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Dismiss Your Minor Traffic Citation

  • No Fine
  • No Court Appearance
  • No Points on Your License

Violations NOT Eligible for the STOP Program

  • Speeding twenty (20) or more miles per hour over the speed limit
  • Any injury accident
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs
  • Reckless Driving
  • Willful Reckless Driving
  • Participating in a speed contest
  • Operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest
  • Refusing a breath or blood test
  • Driving on a suspended or revoked operator's license
  • Any violation classified as a misdemeanor or a felony
  • Operating a motor vehicle without insurance or other financial responsibility in violation of the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act

You ARE NOT Eligible if

  • You have participated in any STOP Program in the last three years
  • You hold a Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • If your ticket includes multiple moving violations

Citations ELIGIBLE for STOP

If your violation is not listed above, contact the Nebraska Safety Council at 402.483.2511 to see if your ticket is eligible in the county/city where you received the ticket.  The County/City Attorney has the right to refuse or accept any individual.

STOP Program Fee Information

  • Fee varies by county/city. Call 402.483.2511 for details.
  • Fee must be prepaid and is NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Court Costs may apply.

When to Enroll

Total registration (Payment and Paperwork) must be received in the Nebraska Safety Council Office within ten (10) working days after receipt of the ticket or you will be ineligible for the STOP Program.

How to Enroll

  • Online through the registration link below. We strongly recommend that you call our office at 402.483.2511 prior to registering for a class if you have any questions.
  • Please have the following available when you register: Ticket and Driver's License

Terms and Conditions

By clicking the Begin Registration button below you agree to our terms and conditions.

Alcohol and Drug Offender Course

adscThe Alcohol and Drug Offender Course is a fast-paced and relevant course conducted in part by members of the community who serve in a variety of professional capacities. The course, which is designed to meet the court requirements of numerous judicial entities, can be taken in 8, 12, and 15-hour levels. A Victim Impact Panel is included in the 8, 12, and 15-hour classes.

All classes are held in Lincoln.

This weekend seminar class can be taken the following ways:

Alcohol and Drug Offender Course 8-Hour-(ADSC8): This class includes modules on understanding and perception, first responders and long term caregivers and what they experience, impairment and the law, and legal representation. A Victim Impact Panel presentation is included in this course.  The tuition for this course is $105.

Alcohol and Drug Offender Course 12-Hour-(ADSC12): This class meets Missouri (SATOP) and Iowa (OWI) requirements. In addition to the ADSC8 course modules, sections that emphasize recidivism and re-offense issues are included. The tuition for this course is $140. Please note, this is a two day class.

Alcohol and Drug Offender Course 15-Hour-(ADSC15): In the full 15-hour course students receive all of the ADSC12 modules as well as in depth driving and decision making modules. This class meets Lancaster County (Nebraska) requirements. The tuition for this course is $195. Please note, this is a two day class.

Our online registration is currently unavailable. Please call 402.483.2511 to register over the phone.

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