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FHWA Order M1100.1A

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FHWA Delegations and Organization Manual: Chapter 8
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M1100.1A   PART 1, CH. 8

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PART I. DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY

CHAPTER 8. HIGHWAY SAFETY

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HIGHWAY SAFETY

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  1. WAIVER OF 40 PERCENT LOCAL PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENT
  2. TEMPORARY AMENDMENT OR WAIVER OF UNIFORM HIGHWAY SAFETY GUIDELINES
  3. STATE HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS
  4. INDIAN RESERVATION HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS
  5. STATE HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCIES
  6. HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
  7. HIGHWAY SAFETY GUIDELINES ERRORS

  1. WAIVER OF 40 PERCENT LOCAL PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENT. The Associate Administrator for Safety is delegated the authority to waive, in whole or in part, for a fiscal year, the requirement that 40 percent of all Federal funds apportioned under 23 U.S.C. 402 be expended by the political subdivisions. This authority shall be exercised jointly with the appropriate National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official (23 U.S.C. 402(b)(2)).

  2. TEMPORARY AMENDMENT OR WAIVER OF UNIFORM HIGHWAY SAFETY GUIDELINES. The Associate Administrator for Safety is delegated the authority to amend or waive on a temporary basis highway safety guidelines administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for the purposes authorized by law. This authority may be redelegated (23 U.S.C. 402(a)).

  3. STATE HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS. Division Administrators are delegated the authority to approve State Highway Safety Programs with respect to functional highway safety standards areas assigned to the FHWA by law. This authority shall be exercised jointly with the appropriate National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official and may be redelegated (23 U.S.C. 402(a)).

  4. INDIAN RESERVATION HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS. The Associate Administrator for Federal Lands Highway is delegated the authority to approve Indian Reservation Highway Safety Programs with respect to the functional highway safety standards areas assigned to the FHWA by law. This authority shall be exercised jointly with the appropriate National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official (23 U.S.C. 402(i)).

  5. STATE HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCIES. Division Administrators are delegated the authority to determine whether the highway safety program in any State, with respect to functional areas assigned to the FHWA by law, is administered through a State highway agency that has adequate powers and is equipped and organized to carry out such a program. This authority shall be exercised jointly with the appropriate National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official and may be redelegated (23 U.S.C. 402(b)(1)(A)).

  6. HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. Division Administrators are delegated the authority to approve the processes which comprise the various components of each State's Highway Safety Improvement Program (FAPG Part 924).

  7. HIGHWAY SAFETY GUIDELINES ERRORS. The Chief Counsel is delegated the authority to issue amendments correcting technical or administrative errors or omissions in highway safety guidelines (23 U.S.C. 402(a)).

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