The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) strives to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries. It does this by making available grants to local and state public agencies for programs that help them enforce traffic laws, educate the public in traffic safety, and provide varied and effective means of reducing fatalities, injuries and economic losses from collisions.

Saving Lives Through Traffic Safety Efforts

The California Office of Traffic Safety’s mission is to effectively and efficiently administer traffic safety grants while fostering partnerships to deliver innovative programs that reduce traffic deaths, injuries and economic losses.

Executive Profiles

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Grant eligibility and program areas

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Media & Research

Materials to help researchers, the media, and interested individuals with information on traffic safety data, public awareness campaigns, and OTS resources.

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OTS & Traffic Safety

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Office of Traffic Safety and other traffic safety organizations.

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DDVIP - Designated Driver

The designated driver very important person (“DDVIP”) program rewards those who provide others out drinking a safe way home. There are exclusive offers for DDVIPs at bars and restaurants throughout California.

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Contact Us

2208 Kausen Drive, Suite 300, Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 509-3030 | Fax (916) 509-3055
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