TSA Highlights

2015 TSA Highlights

TSA’s new website was launched in April 2015 www.trafficsafetymacomb.org.

TSA opened an onsite “Urine Drug Screening Laboratory” at the request of the Macomb County Circuit Specialty Court.  The Drug Screening Lab offers an affordable multi-panel screening with instant results assessable anytime.  This Drug Lab is open to all courts, community corrections, businesses, employers, etc.

TSA Director and TSA Medical Review Officer met with 39th District Court Probation Department and 37th District Court Probation Department to train the probation officers with the Drug Lab Paracelsus Data System.

TSA is proud to be the lead agency for the “Macomb Safe Kids Coalition”.  TSA provides child restraint inspections at our facility at no charge to Macomb County residents on request.

TSA sponsored the Macomb Safe Kids Coalition’s Technician Certification Training; this year’s training included technicians from Center Line, Chesterfield Township, Clinton Township, Fraser, Macomb County Health Department, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, and Warren.  These technicians are from the police departments, fire departments and local hospitals.

TSA applied for the 2016 Macomb County Office of Substance Abuse (MCOSA) Grant.  The Grant was approved to give 48 presentations to Macomb County alternative education schools 2015-2016 school year on “Botvin’s Life Skills” and “Prime For Life”.

TSA’s Alcohol Highway Safety Program (AHSP) obtained a SARF License by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for Substance Abuse Screenings and DLAD Assessments (Driver License Appeal Division).

TSA Director and AHSP certified prevention specialist attended a 3-day conference on “Prime For Life” in Lexington, Kentucky sponsored by MCOSA.

TSA Director and AHSP certified prevention specialist attended the 16th Annual Substance Abuse Conference in Lansing.

For the past 14 years TSA has worked in a joint effort with DTE Foundation to bring multi-media presentations to Macomb County middle and high school students focusing on substance abuse, driver safety, internet safety and bullying.  This year the 3screens.com presentation “Live Long and Prosper” was given to Eastland Middle School, Roseville Middle School, and Roseville High School in the Roseville Community School District, and Richardson Middle School and Fraser High School in the Fraser Public School District at no charge to the school districts.

For 31 years, TSA has provided state-required training for Macomb County adult school crossing guards.  This certified training helps local school districts, as well as police departments meet their obligations of mandated training.  We offer this training to all Macomb County police departments and local school districts upon request at no charge throughout the school year.  Guards were trained from Center Line, Chesterfield Township, Clinton Township, Eastpointe, Fraser, New Baltimore, Roseville, and St. Clair Shores.

TSA staff was invited to participate in numerous community events providing information and materials to the general public on alcohol, underage drinking, child restraints, bicycle safety and numerous other traffic safety topics.  Events attended were Chesterfield Township Fire Department’s “Child Safety Day”, Roseville’s “Hero’s Day” and “National Night Out”, CARE’s “Bike Path Event”, Sterling Height’s “National Night Out”, and New Baltimore’s “Make a Difference Day”.

TSA received certification by the National Safety Council to teach the “Alive At 25-Teen Driver Improvement Course”.

The Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD) graciously hosted our TSA Board of Director breakfast meeting for TSA Board of Directors, members, courts, police departments, schools and businesses.  Diane Pérukel, Impaired Driving Program Coordinator from the Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP), Lansing, gave a presentation on “Macomb County Traffic Trends, Learning about traffic hot spots in Macomb County” on May 29th.

TSA provided local police departments with traffic collision data on a monthly basis.

Re-established an organizational relationship with MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving).

TSA is certified by the Michigan Department of State and the National Safety Council to teach the Basic Driver Improvement Course (BDIC).  Eligible drivers participate in this program to avoid points (0-3) on their driving record.  This program gives TSA the opportunity to provide drivers with a classroom refresher course on the basic traffic safety principles.

TSA continues to work with the Macomb County Juvenile Court in their diversion program, providing numerous educational programs to assist young offenders.  The goal of these programs is to help juvenile offenders learn techniques to avoid future inappropriate decision making, which could result in finding themselves in the legal system again.

TSA continues to provide educational programs to our local Macomb County District and Circuit Court referred clients:  the Alcohol Highway Safety Program Level I and Level II, Drug Awareness Program, Anger Management Program, Defensive Driving Course, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course, Teenage Driver Improvement, Youth-Education-Success Program, FATE (Retail Fraud) Program, Driver Efficiency Evaluation Program, and the Tobacco Awareness Program.

Presented Defensive Driving Course classes to Prudential Security, Inc. employees at their facility in Taylor at their request.

In our continued commitment to serve our communities, we have made our facility available to other non-profit organizations, as well as local communities in Macomb County.  This year we have accommodated the Macomb Safe Kids Coalition, Macomb County Mental Health, CARE, and CARE’s Parenting Classes.

Successfully promoted all TSA/AHSP materials, services, educational and training programs to all district courts in Macomb County.

TSA is proud to have the financial support and representation of local communities in Macomb County, forming a partnership that was established since 1972 to better serve our residents.

TSA continues to loan our fatal vision goggles, puppets and other visual aids to enhance presentations in our communities offered by local police departments.

TSA’s Buckle Bear Costume is available for local parades, library hours, and special events throughout the county at no charge to communities, police departments, school districts, and other non-profit organizations.  This concept is a great way to promote seat belt and child restraint use to old and young alike.


2014 TSA Highlights

TSA withstood a major flood in January 2014 caused by a burst water pipe in the ceiling during the sub zero cold spell, which totally destroyed the office area of our building.  TSA staff is proud to say they never missed a day providing complete services to the courts and clients during the six month renovation of the facility.

TSA’s Executive Director, Gail P. Peterson retired on April 28, 2014 after 37 years of dedicated service to the Traffic Safety Association of Macomb County.  Gail has moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to enjoy her retirement.

Christopher J. Lineberger became TSA’s Director of Operations, and Robert W. Kirchoff, M.D. became the Director of Marketing.

TSA opened an onsite “Urine Drug Screening Laboratory” at the request of the Macomb County Circuit Specialty Court.  The Drug Screening Lab offers an affordable multi-panel screening with instant results accessible anytime.  This Drug Lab is open to all Macomb County courts, employers, etc.

TSA is certified by the Michigan Department of State and the National Safety Council to teach the Basic Driver Improvement Course (BDIC).  Eligible drivers will receive a letter from the Michigan Department of State to participate in the program to avoid points (0-3) on their driving record.  This program gives TSA the opportunity to provide drivers with a classroom refresher course on basic traffic safety principles.

TSA’s Alcohol Highway Safety Program (AHSP) obtained a SARF License by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for Substance Abuse Screenings and DLAD Assessments (Driver License Appeal Division).  TSA/AHSP provided Substance Abuse Assessments for the Macomb County Circuit Specialty Courts.

Honorable Matthew P. Sabaugh, 37th District Court Judge, became a TSA Executive Committee Member.

TSA continues to work with the Macomb County Juvenile Court in their diversion program, providing numerous educational programs to assist young offenders.  The goal of these programs is to help juvenile offenders learn techniques to avoid future inappropriate decision making, which could result in finding themselves in the legal system again.

TSA continues to provide educational programs to our local Macomb County District and Circuit Court referred clients:  the Alcohol Highway Safety Program Level I and Level II, Drug Awareness Program, Anger Management Program, Defensive Driving Course, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course, YES (Youth-Education-Success) Program, FATE (Retail Fraud) Program, Driver Efficiency Evaluation Program, and the Tobacco Awareness Program.

TSA provided the Defensive Driving Course (DDC) to SMART Bus employees at their facility in Clinton Township.

TSA implemented a National Safety Council “Teen Driver Improvement” (Alive at 25) course to their educational curriculum.

TSA partnered with MDOT and the Road Commission of Macomb County for the 9th Annual Traffic Incident Workshop held at Macomb Community College Center Campus.  The event included a tour of Macomb County’s Communications and Technology Center.

TSA is proud to be the lead agency for the “Macomb Safe Kids Coalition”.  TSA provides child restraint inspections at our facility at no charge to Macomb County residents on request.

In our continued commitment to serve our communities, we have made our facility available to other non-profit organizations, as well as local communities in Macomb County.  This year we have accommodated the Macomb Safe Kids Coalition Technician Training.

Provided local police departments with traffic collision data on a monthly basis.

Successfully promoted all TSA/AHSP materials, services, educational and training programs, to all district courts in Macomb County, the Macomb/St. Clair Workforce Development “Prisoner Re-Entry Program”, and Michigan Works in attempt to better serve our communities.

The Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD) graciously hosted two TSA Board of Director breakfast meetings for TSA Board of Directors, membership, judges, courts, police departments, Board of Commissioners, schools, and organization and business guests.  The May 21st meeting announced the retirement of TSA’s Executive Director, Gail P. Peterson on April 28, 2014 after 37 years of dedicated service to the Traffic Safety Association of Macomb County.  TSA President John Russi introduced Christopher J. Lineberger as Director of Operations, and Robert W. Kirchoff, M.D. as Director of Marketing.  The October 30th meeting, Judge Dean Ausilio, 37th District Court, gave a presentation on “The 37th District Court-Warren Drug Court Update”.

For 30 years, TSA has provided state-required training for Macomb County adult school crossing guards.  This certified training helps local school districts, as well as police departments meet their obligation of mandated training.  We offer this training to all Macomb County police departments and local school districts upon request at no charge throughout the school year.

TSA Director of Operations Christopher Lineberger attended a two-day Substance Abuse Conference in Lansing.

TSA participated in Eastpointe, Roseville and Chippewa Valley Schools Coalition meetings.

TSA is proud to have the financial support and representation of local communities in Macomb County, forming a partnership that was established since 1972 to better serve our residents.

TSA staff was invited to participate in numerous community events providing information and materials to the general public on alcohol, underage drinking, child restraints, bicycle safety and numerous other traffic safety topics.  Events attended were Chesterfield Township Fire Department’s “Child Safety Day”, Roseville’s “Hero Day”, CARE’s “Bike Path Event”, Roseville’s “National Night Out”, Sterling Heights’ “National Night Out”, and New Baltimore’s “Make A Difference Day”.

Our Association continues to loan our fatal vision goggles, puppets and other visual aids to enhance presentations in our communities offered by local police departments.

Our Buckle Bear costume is available for local parades, library hours, and special events throughout the county at no charge to communities, police departments, school districts, and other non-profit organizations.  This concept is a great way to promote seat belt and child restraint use to old and young alike.


2013 TSA Highlights

TSA is certified by the Michigan Department of State and the National Safety Council to teach the Basic Driver Improvement Course (BDIC).  Eligible drivers participate in this program to avoid points (0-3) on their driving record.  This program gives TSA the opportunity to provide drivers with a classroom refresher course on basic traffic safety principles.

TSA continues to work with the Macomb County Juvenile Court in their diversion program, providing numerous educational programs to assist young offenders.  The goal of these programs is to help juvenile offenders learn techniques to avoid future inappropriate decision making.

TSA’s Alcohol Highway Safety Program obtained a SARF License by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for Substance Abuse Screenings.  Screenings are currently provided for the Macomb County Circuit Court.

Two breakfast meetings for TSA Board of Directors and Membership were held.  “A Distracted Driving Simulator” was provided by Dolores LaDuke, RN, Trauma Service Department, McLaren Macomb Hospital in March.  Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham presented the new “Sheriff’s Dispatch Center and Traffic Monitoring” in November.

The National Safety Council has awarded TSA with their “Defensive Driving Star Award” for our work in providing education to our court-referred students through our certified Defensive Driving Course, the Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course, and the Michigan Department of State referrals for the Basic Driver Improvement Course.

TSA continues to provide educational programs to our local Macomb County District and Circuit Court referred clients.  These programs include the Alcohol Highway Safety Program Level I and Level II, Drug Awareness Program, Anger Management Program, Defensive Driving Course, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course, Youth Education Success Program, FATE (Retail Fraud) Program, Driver Efficiency Evaluation Program, and the Tobacco Awareness Program.

TSA is proud to be the lead agency for the “Macomb Safe Kids Coalition‘.  TSA provides child restraint inspections at our facility at no charge to Macomb County residents on request.

For 29 years, TSA has provided state-required training for Macomb adult school crossing guards.  This certified training helps local school districts, as well as police departments meet their obligation of mandated training.  We offer this training to all Macomb County police departments and local school districts upon request at no charge throughout the school year.

TSA participated in a Drug Trends Conference at the Macomb Intermediate School District.

In our continued commitment to serve our communities, we have made our facility available to other non-profit organizations, as well as local communities in Macomb County.  This year we have accommodated the Macomb Safe Kids Coalition Technician Training, and the Macomb Safe Kids Coalition Instructor Development class.

Successfully promoted all TSA/AHSP materials, services and educational or training programs, to all community district courts in Macomb County, in an attempt to better serve our communities.

TSA staff was requested to participate in numerous community events providing information and materials to the general public on alcohol, underage drinking, child restraints, bicycle safety and numerous other traffic safety topics.  Events attended were New Baltimore’s “Make a Difference Day”, Sterling Heights’ “National Night Out”, and CARE’s “Bike Path” event.

Provided local police departments with traffic collision data on a monthly basis.

TSA is proud to have the financial support and representation of local communities in Macomb County, forming a partnership that was established since 1972 to better serve our residents.

Our “Buckle Bear” costume is available for local parades, library hours, and special events throughout the county at no charge to communities, police departments, school districts, and other non-profit organizations.  This concept is a great way to promote seat belt and child restraint use to old and young alike.

Our Association continues to loan our fatal vision goggles, puppets and other visual aids to enhance presentations in our communities offered by local police departments.


 

2012 TSA Highlights

TSA continues to work with the Macomb County Juvenile Court in their diversion program providing numerous educational programs to assist young offenders.  The goal of these programs is to help juvenile offenders learn techniques to avoid future inappropriate decision making, which will result in finding themselves in the legal system again.

TSA participated in a “Scribble-Live” online chat regarding Michigan’s new teenage driving laws with AAA Michigan, CARE of Southeastern Michigan and the Macomb Daily.

The National Safety Council has awarded TSA with their “Defensive Driving Star Award” for our work in providing education to our court-referred students through our certified Defensive Driving Course, the Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course, and the Michigan Department of State referrals for the Basic Driver Improvement Course.

TSA is certified by the Michigan Department of State and the National Safety Council to teach the Basic Driver Improvement Course (BDIC). Eligible drivers participate in this program to avoid points (0-3) on their driving record. This program gives TSA the opportunity to provide drivers with a classroom refresher course on basic traffic safety principles.

CARE of Southeastern Michigan presented a Certificate of Appreciation Award to TSA in recognition for our many years of dedication and commitment to CARE and the community.

TSA met with Macomb County’s new Adult Drug Court and Veteran’s Court and established a new “Lifequest” program for their participants.  Lifequest is an educational program that encourages the development of skills needed to make responsible and informed choices.  The curriculum provides comprehensive, practical information for adults to help develop skills for daily living and empower them to take control of their lives.

TSA along with the Macomb Juvenile Court developed the “Life-Skills Enrichment and Development Program(LEAD).  This is an interactive program that will help young adults develop winning attitudes and skill-sets through thought-provoking concepts, practice and application.  The overall goal of the LEAD Program is to bring about a positive change in order to assist them with becoming responsible productive citizens.

TSA is proud to be the lead agency for the “Macomb Safe Kids Coalition“.  TSA provides child restraint inspections at our facility at no charge to Macomb County residents on request.
TSA updated their classroom with enhanced visual aid equipment to better serve our clients’ educational needs.

TSA continues to provide educational programs to our local Macomb County District and Circuit Court referred clients.  These programs include the Alcohol Highway Safety Program Level I and Level II (AHSP), Drug Awareness Program (DAP), Anger Management Program (ANG), Defensive Driving Course(DDC), Basic Driver Improvement Course (BDIC), Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course (ADD), Youth Education Success Program (YES), Retail Fraud Program (FATE), Driver Efficiency Evaluation Program (DEEP), and the Tobacco Awareness Program (TAP).  Along with our new Lifequest (LQ) and Life-Skills Enrichment and Development (LEAD) classes.

In our continued commitment to serve our communities, we have made our facility available to other Macomb County non-profit organizations.  This year we have accommodated CARE of Southeastern Michigan’s Parenting Class and Paper People classes during the restoration of their building due to a major flood in their basement.  CARE’s WorkLife Solutions presentation on drugs; the Macomb County Health Department and Macomb Safe Kids Coalition.

A breakfast meeting for TSA Board of Directors and membership was held. Dr. Charlene McGunn, Chippewa Valley Coalition for Youth and Families, along with Kenneth Krygel, Drug and Alcohol Specialist, gave a presentation on “Trends in Alcohol and Other Drug Use by Youth and a Community Coalition’s Response”.

Over 400 individual classroom Alcohol Awareness Prevention Programs were presented through TSA efforts to Macomb County middle and high school, alternative education, and driver education students. Monthly visits to the Macomb County Juvenile Justice Center also played an important part in our commitment to our education program. All programs were presented at no charge to the targeted population.

TSA staff was invited to participate in numerous community events providing information and materials to the general public on alcohol, underage drinking, child restraints, bicycle safety and numerous other traffic safety topics. Events attended were New Baltimore’s “Make a Difference Day”; Sterling Heights’s “National Night Out” and “Wellness Day”, as well as numerous bike rodeos throughout the county.

Provided local police departments with traffic collision data on a monthly basis.

Successfully promoted all TSA/AHSP materials, services and educational and training programs to all community district courts in Macomb County in an attempt to better serve our communities.

For 28 years TSA has provided state-required training for Macomb County adult school crossing guards. This certified training helps local school districts, as well as police departments, meet their obligation of mandated training. We offer this training to all Macomb County police departments and school districts upon request at no charge throughtout the school year.

TSA is proud to have the financial support and representation of local communities in Macomb County, forming a partnership that was established since 1972 to better serve our residents.

Our Buckle Bear costume is available for local parades, library hours and special events throughout the county at no charge to communities, police departments, school districts and other non-profit organizations. This concept is a great way to promote seat belt and child restraint use to old and young alike.

Our Association continues to loan our fatal vision goggles, puppets and other visual aids to enhance presentations in our communities offered by local police departments.


2011 TSA Highlights

TSA created a new logo. This logo was used in the “Call 911 Report Drunk Drivers Campaign” billboards and signs.
TSA was the lead agency for the 2011 “Call 911 Report Drunk Drivers Campaign”, which encouraged residents to call 911 when they spotted a dangerous or drunk driver driving. This campaign was a collaborative effort with the Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith and Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham. This holiday awareness campaign consisted of 16 billboards throughout the county and 15 message boards displayed on SMART busses. Monies obtained through alcohol forfeiture funded the entire campaign. TSA’s two-year commitment to this project is potentially a lifesaving awareness campaign. By calling 911 and reporting suspected drunk drivers to police, we can all play a role in keeping our roads safe and reduce drunk driving crashes, death and injury.
TSA partnership with the Intelligent Transportation Society, SEMCOG, Macomb County Department of Roads, and Hubbel Roth and Clark in an “Emergency Traffic Management Workshop” at the MISD on June 30, 2011. The purpose of the workshop was to help participate recognize opportunities available to enhance cooperation between disciplines through networking, training and understanding roles and responsibilities of various entities involved in traffic incident management. Invited participants include Macomb County police and fire departments, ambulance services, towing companies, MDOT, and various other guests.

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TSA was a proud financial sponsor of the “Families Against Narcotics” (FAN) 3rd annual “Run Drugs Out of Town” 2011 event. This event represents one of FAN’s yearly fundraisers. FAN is a non-profit organization that was formed to reach out to those whose lives are affected by drugs. The addict, the recovering addict, families of addicts, concerned parents and community members. We support their mission and commitment and look forward to future opportunities to enhance their efforts.

TSA director was invited to attend the “Recovery Oriented System of CARE” (ROSC) by the Macomb County Office of Substance Abuse (MCOSA). This meeting consisted of community members, people in recovery, family members, providers, and our coordinating agency MCOSA to discuss the implications of developing a Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) in Michigan. Future changes discussed entail strengthening the focus on the prevention of substance use disorders before they begin, as well as shifting the focus of treatment from acute stabilization to long-term recovery, promoting an enhanced quality of life for individuals, families, and communities directly and indirectly affected by alcohol and other drugs.

TSA is certified by the Michigan Department of State, and the National Safety Council to teach the Basic Driver Improvement Course (BDIC). Effective December 31, 2010, the BDIC permits eligible drivers to participate in this program to avoid points (0-3) on their driving record. This program gives TSA the opportunity to provide drivers with a classroom refresher course on basic traffic safety principles.

TSA continues working with the Macomb County Juvenile Court in their diversion program. TSA provided numerous educational programs to assist young offenders. The goal of these programs is to help juvenile offenders learn techniques to avoid future inappropriate decision making, which will result in finding themselves in the legal system again.

Bi-monthly breakfast meetings for TSA’s Board of Directors and membership were held. Topics included: Judge Linda Davis, 41B District Court “Families Against Narcotics (FAN)”; and Sheriff Anthony Wickersham, Macomb County Sheriff’s Department “Sheriff’s Departments and Traffic Bureau Update.”

TSA continues to provide educational programs to our local Macomb County District and Circuit Court referred clients. These programs include the Alcohol Highway Safety program Level I and Level II, Drug Awareness Program, Anger Management Program, Defensive Driving Course, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course, Youth Education Success Program, FATE (Retail Fraud) Program, Driver Efficiency Evaluation Program, and the Tobacco Awareness Program.

TSA’s “Zero Tolerance, You Think This is Fun? Check Out The Flip Side” informational card explains the consequences and fines for underage drinking violations has been given to local police departments to distribute to young offenders. Many treatment organizations have requested quantities of these cards.

TSA supports the cities of Eastpointe and Roseville Drug Coalitions to promote a safe, healthy environment for youth by building and supporting strong families and communities. The issues teens face as it relates to drugs, alcohol and prescription drugs, and how these coalitions can improve their environment and assess the needs of these communities.

Over 400 individual classroom Alcohol Awareness Prevention Programs were presented through TSA efforts to Macomb County middle and high school, alternative education, and driver education students. Monthly visits to the Macomb County Juvenile Justice Center also played an important part in our commitment to our educational program. All programs were presented at no charge to the targeted population.

Our “Child Alcohol Awareness Prevention Program” received high ratings from the Macomb County Office of Substance Abuse (MCOSA). Teacher evaluations of this program indicated that our presenter was very effective, positive, and the teaching style was very conducive to learning and was age appropriate.

TSA is proud to be the lead agency for the “Macomb Safe Kids Coalition”. TSA provides child restraint inspections at our facility at no charge to Macomb County residents on request.

For the past six years, TSA in a partnership with Macomb Safe Kids Coalition co-sponsored a child passenger safety technician certification training for 20 participants from local police and fire departments.

TSA applied for and received grant monies from DTE Energy Foundation for the tenth year that enabled TSA to conduct a Motivational Production presentation showcasing the powerful and inspirational multimedia video “Tomorrow” to 10 general assemblies for elementary, middle, and high school students. Lakeview High School in the Lakeview Public School District in St. Clair Shores; Powel Middle School in the Romeo Community School District in Washington; Malow Junior High School in the Utica Community School District in Shelby Township; Switzer Elementary School in the Utica Community School District in Sterling Heights; and Bemis Junior High School in the Utica Community School District in Sterling Heights students benefited from these presentations. This motivational presentation is strategically produced to reach each student with a positive, powerful message of good character. This show uses three real life stories of teens making decisions, both good and bad that have changed their tomorrow and ultimately the rest of their lives. This again has proven to be a very beneficial partnership with the DTE Energy Foundation.
TSA staff was requested to participate in numerous community events providing information and materials to the general public on alcohol, underage drinking, child restraints, bicycle safety and numerous other traffic safety topics. Events attended were “Make a Difference Day” for Clinton Township and New Baltimore. Roseville’s “National Night Out”. Clinton Township’s “Focus on Youth”. Sterling Heights’ “Wellness Day” and “National Night Out”, as well as several bike rodeos throughout Macomb County.
With our commitment to promote bicycle safety and helmet use in our communities, TSA helped co-sponsor several bicycle safety rodeos throughout Macomb County. Working with local police departments to achieve our goals, bicycle rodeos were held in Macomb communities of Center Line, Clinton Township, New Baltimore, and Richmond. These rodeos provided bicycle helmets to the children participating in these events.

TSA provided local police departments with traffic collision data on a monthly basis.

Successfully promoted all TSA/AHSP materials, services and educational training programs, to all community district courts in Macomb County, in an attempt to better serve our communities.

TSA in its 27th year of providing state required training for Macomb County adult school crossing guards. This certified training helps local school districts, as well as police departments meet their obligation of mandated training. We offer this training to all Macomb County police departments and local school districts upon request at no charge throughout the school year.
For the past eight years, the National Safety Council has awarded TSA with their “Trend Setter Award” for our work in providing education to our court-referred students through our certified Defensive Driving Course and the Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Course Programs.
In a State campaign through the Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP), TSA worked to promote to law enforcement agencies the Booze and Belts Mobilization Campaigns entitled “Click It or Ticket” and “Over the Limit. Under Arrest”. Michigan seat belt usage dropped to 94.5% in 2011.
In our continued commitment to serve our Macomb County communities, we have made our facility available to other non-profit organizations, as well as local communities in Macomb County. This year we have accommodated the Macomb Safe Kids Coalition to help them facilitate their training needs.

TSA is proud to have the financial support and representation of local communities in Macomb County, forming a partnership that was established since 1972 to better serve our residents.

Our Association continues to make available to all local communities an up-to-date traffic safety video library that can be utilized by police departments, driver education instructors, and service clubs. In addition, we offer to loan our fatal vision goggles, puppets, and other visual aids to enhance presentations in our communities offered by police agencies.