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Calendar of Events

event calendar
DateEventWeb Link

February 4

Super Bowl Sunday and High Visibility DUI Enforcement Campaign

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day and High Visibility DUI Enforcement Campaign

April 1-7

California Teen Save Driving Week

https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/teen-driving

April 9 – 13

National Work Zone Awareness Week

www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/wz/outreach/wz_awareness.htm

April 22 – 24

Lifesavers 2018 Conference (San Antonio, TX)

https://lifesaversconference.org/

April (Entire Month)

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

https://www.ots.ca.gov/Media_and_Research/Campaigns/Distracted_Driving_April/default.asp and www.justdriveca.org

April (Entire Month)

Alcohol Awareness Month

www.nih.gov and www.buzzeddriving.org

May (Entire Month)

National Youth Traffic Safety Month

www.noys.org

May (Entire Month)

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

www.chp.ca.gov/Programs-Services/Programs/California-Motorcyclist-Safety and www.chp.ca.gov/programs-services/programs/california-motorcyclist-safety/motorcycles-and-similar-vehicles and cmsp.msi5.com/resources.php

May (Entire Month)

National Bicycle Safety Month

www.chp.ca.gov/programs-services/services-information/bike-and-ped-safety

May 5

Cinco De Mayo and High Visibility DUI Enforcement Campaign

https://www.ots.ca.gov/Media_and_Research/Campaigns/default.asp

May 9

Bike to School Day

www.ots.ca.gov/pdf/BicyclePedSafetyBrochure.pdf and www.walkbiketoschool.org

May 13 – May 19

National Police Week

www.nleomf.com

May 14 – June 3

Click It or Ticket Mobilization

www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/seat-belts

May 20 – 26

Emergency Medical Services Week

www.acep.org/emsweek

May 21–28

Tire Safety Week

www.ustires.org/ustma-announces-national-tire-safety-week-2018

May 21–June 3

National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization Week

www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/seat-belts

June 6

Secure Your Load Day

www.secureyourload.com

June 18

Ride to Work Day

www.ridetoworkday.org

July 4

Fourth of July and High Visibility DUI Enforcement Campaign

July 31

National Heatstroke Prevention Day

https://www.nhtsa.gov/press-releases/nhtsa-helps-raise-awareness-child-heatstroke-cars

TBD

National Stop on Red Week

August (Entire Month)

Back to School Safety Month

www.nhtsa.gov/back-school-safety

August 12 – 15

Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol and Impaired Driving (Place TBD)

www.theiacp.org/dreconference

August 16 – September 3

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Mobilization

www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/drunk-driving and www.buzzeddriving.org

TBD

Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Annual Meeting (Place TBD)

https://www.ghsa.org/events/Future-Annual-Meetings

September 23 – 29

Child Passenger Safety Week

www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/get-materials/child-safety/child-passenger-safety-week

September 29

National Seat Check Saturday

www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/car-seats-and-booster-seats

October 1 – 5

Drive Safely Work Week

http://trafficsafety.org/drivesafelyworkweek/about-dsww.php

October 3

Walk to School Day

www.walkbiketoschool.org and www.walkbiketoschool.org

October 6 – 9

Int'l Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference & Expo (Orlando, FL)

www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/get-materials/teen-safety/national-teen-driver-safety-week

October 14 – 20

National Teen Driver Safety Week

www.teendriversource.org and www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov

October 22 – 26

National School Bus Safety Week

www.napt.org/nsbsw

October 25 – 28

Int'l Forum on Traffic Records and Highway Safety Information System (Place TBD)

www.atsip.org

October 31

Halloween and High Visibility DUI Enforcement Campaign

www.ots.ca.gov/Media_and_Research/Campaigns/DUI_Crackdown/default.asp

November 22

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

November 23 – December 12

Pre-Holiday Season

December (Entire Month)

National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp

December 13 – January 3, 2019

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Mobilization

www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/drunk-driving#view-campaign

If you would like to make a submission to the OTS Calendar of Events, please e-mail your information to: pio@ots.ca.gov