Highway safety

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety has been partnering with Norton Children’s Hospital for the last 18 years through grant opportunities for our child passenger safety and bike rodeo programs.

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety works specifically to save lives by reducing Kentucky’s highway crashes, injuries, and fatalities through relevant data-driven, outcomes-based approaches and effective program delivery.

Highlights of the collaboration between Norton Children’s Hospital and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety

  • Car seat check locations at three Norton Healthcare facilities
  • Car seat check stations in more than half of Kentucky’s counties
  • Car seat loaner program for children with temporary special needs
  • Hundreds of law enforcement, fire department and health department staff trained using a national certification program

Kentucky Office of Highway Safety

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