Kentucky Office of Highway Safety





"To support effective and collaborative partnerships to advance traffic safety awareness, education, and enforcement in an effort to save lives on Kentucky roadways."

 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.

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Office of Highway Safety Now Accepting 2025 NHTSA Grant Applications

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is now accepting applications for both Law Enforcement and Non-Law Enforcement traffic safety grants.

Who can submit an application?

Local and State Law Enforcement Agencies, Institutions of higher education, and Non-Law Enforcement Agencies such as Health Departments and Hospitals.

What are NHTSA Highway Safety Funds?

The grant funding is supplied from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is the primary grantee / administrator of the NHTSA grant funds in Kentucky.

When can agencies submit an application?

Agencies can submit applications now through 02/01/2024.

Where can agencies submit their applications?

The KOHS uses an online application and claim submission system.
KOHS Online Grants Management System (IGX)- click here to access it
Manual for reference - IGX Grantee Registration And Application Manual.pdf

Why are these grants available?

The NHTSA funds are awarded to sub-grantees thru KOHS:

  • to help reduce crashes, injuries, fatalities and associated cost
  • by identifying transportation safety issues and developing implementing effective integrated programs and activities.

How do I submit an application?

Potential grantees log into (or create a new login) to the online submission system IGX. Once there, the My Opportunities panel will display the 2 different types of applications. You will click on the application and start filling it out. Once you have completed the application, you will submit the application. The application will ask for information regarding:

  • Problem Statement
  • Data
  • Goals/Objectives
  • Tasks/Activities/Milestones
  • Budget
  • Plans for Cost Sharing

How do these grants work?

Grants reimburse actual costs to grantees that they have incurred and paid during the grant cycle.

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Total Kentucky Roadway Fatalities for 2023:


Daily Fatality Summary YE2023 as 2024-02-28.pdf

 Most Current Fatality Summary Report

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 2020-2024 SHSP

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