Traffic Safety Grants
Annually, federal funds are made available to the
Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division
of Traffic Safety through the US Department of Transportation
to promote traffic safety on our roadways. Our goals
are to reduce motor vehicle crashes, fatalities and
injuries, increase the use of occupant protection devices
and reduce impaired driving.
At the IDOT-DTS grant's website you will find several
grants for law enforcement agencies to increase safety
belt usage, reduce DUI and reduce speeding on our roadways.
You will also find grants for community agencies to
promote booster seat usage, child passenger safety,
pedestrian safety, and bicyclist safety along with
injury prevention grants you can customize to address
traffic safety problems in your community.
In general, requests for a Highway Safety Project
must be received no later than mid-February for the next
fiscal year. The federal fiscal year begins October
1. Additional grant programs may be opened during other
time periods as required.
Click here to apply for law enforcement and non law enforcement local highway safety grant programs.