Incentive Grant Program to Increase Motorcyclist Safety

Encouraged States to adopt and implement effective programs to reduce the number of single and multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcyclists.



Agency - Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation's mission is to ensure fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See Appendix IV of the Catalog for the addresses of the Regional Offices of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Website Address

http://www.nhtsa.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Transportation And Public Facilities, Alaska Department Of $ 53,186   2012-09-202019-09-30
Transportation, Florida Department Of $ 209,206   2013-06-282013-12-27
Transportation, Pennsylvania Department Of $ 168,561   2013-06-282013-12-27
Transportation, North Carolina Department Of $ 117,315   2013-06-282013-12-27
California Office Of Traffic Safety $ 419,460   2013-06-282013-12-27
Transportation, Texas Department Of $ 313,721   2013-06-282013-12-27
State Police, Michigan Department Of $ 142,832   2013-06-282013-12-27
Public Safety, Ohio Department Of $ 159,359   2013-06-282013-12-27
Highway Safety, Georgia Governor's Office Of $ 122,806   2013-06-282013-12-27
Law & Public Safety, New Jersey Department Of $ 103,158   2013-06-282013-12-27



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

As specified in SAFETEA-LU, a State used Section 2010 grant funds only for motorcyclist safety training and motorcyclist awareness programs, including: (1) Improvements to motorcyclist safety training curricula; (2) Improvements in program delivery of motorcycle training to both urban and rural areas (including procurement or repair of practice motorcycles; instructional materials; mobile training units; and leasing or purchasing facilities for closed-course motorcycle skill training); (3) Measures designed to increase the recruitment or retention of motorcyclist safety training instructors; and (4) Public awareness, public service announcements, and other outreach programs to enhance driver awareness of motorcyclists.

A State used Section 2010 grant funds only for motorcyclist safety training and motorcyclist awareness programs, including: (1) Improvements to motorcyclist safety training curricula; (2) Improvements in program delivery of motorcycle training to both urban and rural areas (including procurement or repair of practice motorcycles; instructional materials; mobile training units; and leasing or purchasing facilities for closed-course motorcycle skill training); (3) Measures designed to increase the recruitment or retention of motorcyclist safety training instructors; and (4) Public awareness, public service announcements, and other outreach programs to enhance driver awareness of motorcyclists.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

This Grant was available to the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Beneficiary Eligibility

State Highway Safety Agencies.

Credentials/Documentation

Eligibility for the Section 2010 grants were based on 6 specified grant criteria. To qualify for a Section 2010 grant for the first fiscal year the State seeks to qualify, it must demonstrate compliance with at least 1 of the 6 grant criteria. To qualify for a Section 2010 grant for the second and subsequent fiscal years that it seeks to qualify, a State must demonstrate compliance with at least 2 of the 6 grant criteria. A State would submit information unique to each criterion for which it chooses to demonstrate compliance. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. To apply for grant funds in a fiscal year, a State submitted a completed application to the appropriate NHTSA Regional Administrator by the due date. NHTSA reviewed each State's application for compliance with Section 2010 and notify qualifying States in writing of grant awards. Upon initial review of the application, the proposed procedures would allow NHTSA to request additional information from the State prior to making a determination of award in order to clarify compliance with the statutory criteria and grant application procedures. SAFETEA-LU specifies that the amount of a grant made to a State for a fiscal year under this grant program may not be less than $100,000 and may not exceed 25 percent of the amount apportioned to the State for fiscal year 2003 under section 402 of title 23, United States Code. However, the release of the full grant amounts under Section 2010 were subject to the availability of funding for each fiscal year.

Award Procedures

NHTSA reviewed each State's application for compliance with Section 2010 and notify qualifying States in writing of grant awards. Once the State is notified, it will submit to the agency a plan that describes the programs the State will implement using the funds. Federal share is reimbursed on claims submitted in vouchers covering costs incurred. All participants have converted to the Electronic Transfer of Funds method. Funds placed in obligation were available until expended.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) of 2005, Section 2010, Public Law 109-59.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not applicable.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Certifications were submitted each year showing that changes have not been made to any information related to the criterion or criteria previously satisfied. A State may certify each subsequent year of the grant program.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title 23, Chapter 402. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Federal share is reimbursed on claims submitted in vouchers covering costs incurred. All participants have converted to the Electronic Transfer of Funds method. Funds placed in obligation are available until expended. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

SF-425.

No progress reports are required.

Expenditure reports are entered directly into the ROPD Grants Management System.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. For direct procurement contracts, audits will be conducted in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations.

Records

Project sponsor shall retain records for 3 years following submission of a final expenditure report and other project deliverables, all project contract documents, financial records, and supporting documents pending resolution of audit findings.

Financial Information

Account Identification

69-8020-0-7-401.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - In FY 2016 no new grant awards made using SAFETEA-LU funds.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

The range for these grants are $100,000 - $482,959.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) of 2005, Section 2010, Public Law 109-59. Regulations are forthcoming and were published in the 23 CFR Part 1350.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for the addresses of the Regional Offices of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Headquarters Office

Mary D. Gunnels, Ph.D. 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., NRO-100, Washington, District of Columbia 20590 Email: maggi.gunnels@dot.gov Phone: (202) 366-2121.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

SAFETEA-LU provided that a State qualify for a grant under the Section 2010 by satisfying one or more of six criteria. States must satisfy one criterion in the first year and two criteria in the subsequent years. In sum, the criteria are: (1) offering effective motorcycle rider training courses, (2) developing an effective motorcyclists awareness program, (3) showing a reduction in of fatalities and crashes involving motorcycles, (4) implementing an impaired driving program, (5) showing a reduction of fatalities and accidents involving impaired motorcyclists, and/or (6) showing that all fees collected from motorcyclists are used for motorcyclists safety training and motorcycle awareness. A State must submit documents unique to each criterion the State wishes to qualify showing how the State demonstrates compliance with the criterion.



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