Stay Alert in Work Zones

Stay Alert in Work Zones

As the multiple work zone and roadside crashes piled up in 2017, we all became concerned for our fellow Nebraskan’s. In 2017, work zone crashes in Nebraska increased 66% from 2011. In fact, there were over 900 work zone crashes in 2017 alone. The more we looked into...
Keep First Responders and Law Enforcement Safe. Obey the law.

Keep First Responders and Law Enforcement Safe. Obey the law.

Nationwide, 47 officers were killed in traffic-related incidents in 2017. One of the most dangerous parts of an officer’s job is stepping out on the side of the road, whether it is to assist a motorist, for a traffic stop, or to investigate a crash. Emergency...
Every Pedestrian is Important to Someone

Every Pedestrian is Important to Someone

From 2016 to 2017, here in Nebraska, there was a startling 82 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities (20) and over 400 pedestrians were injured last year alone. As a community, there are simple steps everyone can take to reduce the number of these tragedies each...
National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 21-27.

National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 21-27.

Drive Smart Nebraska and the Highway Safety Office are focusing on teen driver safety. The top rules teen drivers need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel are; No Alcohol, Always Buckle Up, Distracted and Drowsy Driving = Danger, No Speeding and Multiple...
Is Your Child Riding in the Right Seat? #BuckleUp

Is Your Child Riding in the Right Seat? #BuckleUp

No matter your child’s age, as a parent or caregiver, one of your top priorities will always be keeping them safe on the road. As children grow and transition, from car seat to booster seat and then to seat belt, parents need to stay vigilant. Keep your child ...