MoDOT Safety Program Gets National Attention

A program started by the Missouri Department of Transportation 3 years ago is gaining national attention.

MoDOT’s Buckle Up, Phone Down safety initiative won an Excellence in Regional Transportation award from the Notional Association of Developement Organizations yesterday (Wednesday) and has also been selected as a model case study for the Toward Zero Deaths consortium.

Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Kentucky are actively promoting Buckle Up, Phone Down and 11 other states have expressed an interest in the program.