The State Traffic Safety Information System Improvement Grants provide funding to improvement of State data systems, the evaluation of efforts to make improvements, link State data systems, including traffic records with other data systems that contain medical, roadway, and economic data; and improve the compatibility and interoperability of the States data systems with national traffic safety data systems and data systems of other States and enhance NHTSA's ability to observe and analyze national trends in crash occurrence, rates, and circumstances.
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.
In FY 2007, 49 States, the District of Columbia and 4 Territories received Section 408 grants.
Uses and Use Restrictions
A State may use grant funds only to implement data improvement programs.