State Highway Safety Office Resources
GHSA provides a variety of resources to help State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) move closer to our shared goal of zero deaths. These include management tools, planning tools, organizational information about all SHSOs, and examples of state program successes and innovative practices.
Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Advisory
This document [191 KB, 6 pgs.] provides advice regarding the annual calculation of maintenance of effort (MOE) required of the states to qualify for three of the Section 405 grant programs. The Advisory is based upon the official NHTSA Guidance and includes examples from three states.
Each state is responsible for calculating their MOE in a manner which they believe meets the statutory requirement using their best available information.
State Highway Safety Showcase
Traffic Safety Specialist Program
Maryland Highway Safety Office
The Traffic Safety Specialist (TSS) program was designed to recognize law enforcement officers for their experience, education, training and proficiency in highway safety and traffic enforcement methods and procedures, and to encourage ongoing professional development in these areas. Established in 2008, the program provides a framework by which law enforcement officers can receive credit and recognition for their skills and contributions to traffic safety. Learn More
Traffic Records Training
"Traffic Records Training for State Highway Safety Office Leadership" is a course that provides new Governor’s Representatives for Highway Safety (GRs) and Highway Safety Coordinators with an understanding of the critical role traffic records data plays in a State Highway Safety Office's planning and evaluation efforts, their data-related responsibilities under MAP-21, and additional resources. Learn More