Governors Traffic Safety Committee
June 2013 Law Enforcement Liaison Report
Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC)
By Dominick Macherone
“2013 Buckle Up New York - Click It or Ticket Enforcement Mobilization”: The 14-day statewide Buckle Up New York – Click It or Ticket and Border-To-Border Enforcement Mobilization targeting Day & Night safety belt use will end on June 2nd. Participating agencies that are FFY 2013 Buckle Up New York Grant recipients are reminded to report results through eGrants no later than June 20, 2013. Non-grant funded agencies that participate are encouraged to report activity using the Reporting Form found at http://www.safeny.ny.gov/hsforms.htm. Buckle Up New York Observation Seatbelt Compliance Surveys are also located on the GTSC SafeNY web site under Forms and should be completed no later than 6/30/13 and uploaded in firstname.lastname@example.org.
“GTSC eGRANTS”: With the FFY 2014 grant submission deadline of May 15th behind us, the Staff and Law Enforcement Liaisons at the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee will now begin the painstaking review and funding recommendations for the hundreds of Police Traffic Services, Child Passenger Safety, and Highway Safety grant proposals received. We offer our appreciation to all of you for your ongoing support and efforts in this grant process that is the cornerstone of our highway safety programs.
“Regional Motorcycle Safety & Enforcement Training – June 11, 2013 – Suffolk County”: Join us on Tuesday June 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a Motorcycle Safety & Enforcement Training Program at the Suffolk County Law Enforcement Training Center, Suffolk Community College, 504 Main Street, Brentwood, NY 14221. The goal of the training is to introduce law enforcement to the national and state specific motorcycle enforcement issues in an effort to reduce the number of deaths and injuries from motorcycle related crashes. The course will be taught by a team of instructors led by Retired Chief of Police Peter Miller, a nationally recognized instructor and expert in motorcycle safety and enforcement issues. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this free in-depth tour and hands-on motorcycle training program. Register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MotorcycleEnforcement . Questions may be directed to Liaison Nick Macherone at 518.474-4935 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
“2012 New York Law Enforcement Challenge Winners”: Congratulations to our New York Law Enforcement Challenge winning departments that were recognized at the Empire State Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Conference in Rochester on April 18th. Learn more about this year’s competition and sponsors by visiting the Traffic Programs and Law Enforcement Partners pages of the NYSACOP and GTSC websites at www.nychiefs.org and www.safeny.ny.gov . To increase participation and to also provide assistance to law enforcement agencies interested in entering this premier traffic safety competition, please consider joining us for the NY Law Enforcement Challenge Training Workshop being held at the Fall Highway Safety Symposium in October 2013 in Liverpool, NY. Information on the Symposium will soon be posted on the Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research (ITSMR) web site at www.itsmr.org.
As your Liaison I can be reached at 518.474-4935 or at Dominick.Macherone@dmv.ny.gov.
Our Traffic Programs Section on this website has additional information.