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2020 GHSA Highway Safety Award Nomination Form

The James J. Howard Highway Safety Trailblazer Award

GHSA's highest award honors an individual for sustained outstanding leadership in endeavors that significantly improve highway safety.

The recipient of this award must have undertaken a concerted, long-term effort to make our nation's highways safer and must have made a significant contribution to the field of highway safety. The recipient must have established and implemented programs or have been responsible for notable advancements in technology or research throughout the years that have yielded a demonstrated national safety impact.

Past Highway Safety Trailblazer Award Winners

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  • Form Submission — Your nomination is not complete until you press the Submit button. You will see a confirmation screen and receive a confirmation email with a copy of your submission.
  • Timeline — The deadline for nominations is April 17. Winners will be determined in June. Awards will be presented at GHSA's 2020 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh on September 1.
  • Travel Expenses — GHSA has very limited funding for travel reimbursement. Requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Questions? Contact Stephanie Nguyen at or 202-580-7931.

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