The Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) is a multi-disciplined Federal, State and local government endorsed program developed to reduce the number of traffic crashes that occur on Florida roadways. The program is managed by the Florida Department of Transportation and supported by a wide range of community partners, such as: cities, counties, law enforcement, first responders, school districts, St. Joseph's Hospital Wellness and Safety Center, John Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, Safe Kids, health care advocacy groups, MADD, Tampa Alcohol Coalition, Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), and more.
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The teams undertake traffic safety-related projects and activities and serve as a resource to any and all communities, local government agencies, and roadway users. The CTSTs overall goal is not only the reduction of serious and fatal injury crashes, but assisting in reaching Zero Fatalities on Florida roadways.
The CTST members work towards achieving this goal by educating the community on a wide variety of safety topics, such as:
Ginger RegaladoCommunity Traffic Safety Team Program ManagerFDOT District 711201 N. McKinley Dr.Tampa, FL 33612813-975-6970
Back to School Safety MonthSchool days bring congestion: School buses are picking up their passengers, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings, harried parents are trying to drop their kids off before work. It's never more important for drivers to slow down and pay attention than when kids are present – especially before and after school. (Source: NSC)
Child Safety Awareness Month
August 4 – 10: National Stop on Red Week
August 14 – September 2: National Impaired Driving Enforcement Wave – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
National Immunization Awareness Month – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
August 31: International Overdose Awareness Day
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