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New Orleans Area, Inc.


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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety  This site delivers traffic safety news, online driver polls and quizzes, and studies on the causes and prevention of traffic crashes.


ASSP - American Society of Safety Professionals

ASSP New Orleans Chapter

ASSP Study Workshops for ASP, CSP, OHST, CHST, CHMM


American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)
The American Traffic Safety Services Association is an international trade association representing over 1,800 companies and individuals dedicated to improving traffic and roadway safety.

ATV Safety Institute All terrain vehicles safety courses.


Awake At The Wheel.  Unique driver awareness tool.


Bicycle Safety Resources


Bicycle Facilities Users Guide


Bicycle Safety Education Resource Center


Bicycle Safety & Laws - New Orleans 


Bicycle Safety & Drivers Guide - Louisiana Department of Public Safety


FHWA Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation


FHWA Bicycle Safety Resources

bullet Metro Bike Coalition aka Bike Easy

NHTSA Bicycle Safety Program


Tulane Bike for resources, research, bike map, bike shops and more. 


Board of Certified Safety Professionals  Determine if you are eligible to take an the

Associated Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) exam.

Brain Injury Association of Louisiana (BIALA) An affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), also serving the needs of individuals with spinal cord injuries. Sponsored Youth Concussion Awareness legislation passed by LA legislators in 6/2011.

  Buckle Up America   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration advocates seat belt and child car seat use. Discover accident statistics and safety research

Causeway Police  The mission of the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission's Causeway Police Department is to promote the Commission's highway safety enforcement initiatives, protect the integrity of property under the Commission's control and promote safe and efficient vehicular travel upon the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway and other highways and bridges within the jurisdiction of the department.

Child Safety Seat    Locate inspection stations in Louisiana

Citizen Corps  National Safety Council is one of nine affiliate Citizen Corp members.  Contact us for emergency care courses in your area.

Council on Certification of Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST) Advancing Safety and Health Practitioners Since 1985.  OHST, CHST, STS, Industrial Hygiene competency testing. The premier source for crane accident reports, photos of crane related accidents and professional commentary about crane accidents.

DaimlerChrsyler Road Ready Teens  Teen safety program launches with new video game that increases teen's awareness and understanding of driving risks. The National Safety Council is a partner organization.


Drivers Guide Louisiana Department of Public Safety.

Drivers Education Louisiana DMV

Driving School Association of Louisiana Locate a state certified driving school in your city.


Downtown Development District - New Orleans. Learn more about the local revival projects.


Downtown Development District - Baton Rouge


Electrical Safety Foundation International  What used to be the National Electrical Safety Foundation (NESF) is now the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), with an ever-increasing library of publications and tools to help keep you electrically safe at home, at school and on the job.


Environmental Protection Agency


US Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has field offices across the United States. The FHWA strives to improve transportation for a strong America by making it safer and more secure, reducing traffic congestion, and preserving the environment.

  Kenner Police Department

Kids 'N Cars  Why kids should be buckled up and links to child safety organizations.

  Liberty Mutual Insurance - Community Safety  Through educational seminars and activities on safe driving, identity theft protection and other topics, Liberty Mutual brings its "helping people live safer, more secure lives" to the communities in which its employees conduct business. 

Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians  LANREMT is the only state wide voice for more than 20,000 EMS personnel in Louisiana.  LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to insure quality patient care.  LANREMT is a member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, NAEMT.  New Orleans River Region Chapter. NORR Membership Application.

Louisiana Department of Labor  Click here for 10-Point Components of a Safety Management Plan required for LA Workers Compensation.

Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD)

Get updates on construction, road and lane closures, traffic cameras, and more.

Louisiana Highway Safety Commission 

Louisiana Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD Visit this site to find out how the Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization in Louisiana is helping to improve the safety on our state roadways.


Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP)

Disaster recovery, fact sheets, FEMA, homeland security, hurricanes and tropical storms, tornados and more.

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles Expresslane

List of 6-hour and 38-hour driving schools.

Louisiana Office of Public Safety

Louisiana Class D & E Driver's Guide

Louisiana SADD Louisiana chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions.  New Orleans chapters include Jesuit High School and St. Mary's Dominican High School. 


Louisiana State Police


Louisiana Traffic Courts

List of traffic courts throughout state.


Mothers Against Drunk Driving
MADD is a non-profit, grass roots organization with the mission to stop drunk driving, provide support for victims, and prevent underage drinking. The site includes educational statistics, research, activities for activism, counseling, victim rights and financial and legal information.


Mississippi River Trail  The Mississippi River Trail is a 10-state cycling route in process of development. It travels over 2000 continuous miles between the headwaters of the Mississippi at Lake Itasca, Minnesota and the Gulf of Mexico. Cycling route signs featuring the "MRT" logo identify the route along those segments that are complete. Route markers eventually will serve as the unifying identity along the entire route.


Mississippi Safety Services Training agency of the National Safety Council providing Defensive Driving Courses throughout the state of Mississippi.


National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders NAWHSL is and organization of women leaders whose objectives are devoted exclusively to traffic crash prevention.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  National Road Safety Foundation Inc. is a 501 (c) (3)non-profit charitable organization dedicated to reducing accidents, death and disability on our nation’s highways by promoting safe driving habits through greater public awareness.

National SAFEKIDS Campaign

Louisiana SAFE KIDS Founded in 1994 by the Louisiana Office of Public Health and Children's Hospital, Louisiana SAFE Louisiana SAFE KIDS is a coalition of public, private and voluntary organizations which focus on the prevention of unintentional childhood injury.


National Traffic Safety Board


Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)
NETS is a non-profit, public and private partnership working to help employers develop and implement comprehensive workplace highway safety programs. The site contains surveys, quizzes, employee safety resources, and information on related seminars and e-seminars.

New Orleans

City Planning Commission


Department of Public Works


Regional Planning Commission 


Safety & Permits Including Ground Transportation Bureau (taxi)


Traffic Court

  Operation Lifesaver Since 1986 the non-profit national Operation Lifesaver office was created to help support the efforts of state OL programs and raise national awareness on highway-rail grade crossing issues. Louisiana Chapter



OSHA  The mission of the OSHA is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's workers. To accomplish this, federal and state governments must work in partnership with the more than 100 million working men and women and their six and a half million employers who are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.


OSHA Safety Links  Links to important resources.  


Inside OSHA

Pedestrian Safety Resources

FWHA pedestrian safety resources


Pedestrian Facilities Users Guide


Review of Pedestrian Safety Research in USA and Abroad


Pedestrian Safety Roadshow


Walk Florida - Pedestrian Safety Resource Center


Railroad Crossings

Operation Lifesaver - safety information on highway-rail grade crossings


Polar Express Lesson Plan - lesson plan for elementary students


Polar Express Bell - cartoon display for kids


Safe Crossings - railroad crossing gate safety quadrant system


Road Ready Teens   Teen safety program launches with new video game that increases teen's awareness and understanding of driving risks.  The National Safety Council is a partner organization. 


Road Safety Audits

Safe Roads For America  Discover ways to improve roadway safety.  Safe Roads For America is a diverse coalition representing citizens, consumer safety groups, transportation industry representatives and others concerned about improving roadway safety for all Americans. 

  Safe Sitter® prepares young adolescents for the profound responsibilities of nurturing and protecting children. 

Southeast Louisiana DWI Taskforce (SELA)

Generally meets on second Friday each month at Troop B in Kenner.



Southeastern Louisiana University

Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental program holding classes in the Greater New Orleans area.


Traffic Cameras - New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

Traffic Issues Guide to Enforcement Resources


Traffic Safety Committee of Southeast Louisiana


Traffic Safety Legislation - Proposed Highway Safety Legislation in Louisiana (under construction)

Traffic Records Data (formerly TIGER)

TWIC Universal Enrollment Services

Workzone Safety

National work zone efforts and info:


Work Zone clearing house:


FHWA WZ website:


Additional WZ safety information & links:

UL is the leading third-party certification organization in the United States and the largest in North America. As a not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization, UL has been evaluating products in the interest of public safety since 1894.





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