Safe Moves, a non-profit organization, is recognized as the leading authority in traffic safety education in the country. Safe Moves has not only been credited with saving thousands of children’s lives through education, but also through legislation with new traffic safety laws.
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Smartz MovesPat Hines, a graduate of University of Miami Medical school and former Vice President of RKO Radio, founded Safe Moves in 1983 as a tribute to her friend Sue Latham who was hit by a car while they were training for the 1984 Olympics in bicycling. Ms. Hines speaks throughout the world on traffic safety issues as it pertains to children.  She is author of many books and articles on children’s safety and was recognized by President Bill Clinton as a leader in the area of traffic safety education for children.

Safe Moves, a non-profit organization, is now recognized as the leading authority in traffic safety education in the country.  Safe Moves has not only been credited with saving thousands of children’s lives through education, but also through legislation. 

Safe Moves has been featured in local and national news including ”The Today Show”, “Good Morning, America”, “20/20”, “Dateline” and “Oprah” as well as in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated.

Safe Moves has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors for its work in the field of traffic and bicycle safety.  A sample of these awards includes:

1996-2004                
United States Department of Transportation “Safety Program of the Year”

1996-2004              
United States Department of Health Services “Prevention Program of the Year”

2000-2003              
"Helen Putnam Award for Excellence" from the California League of Cities

1993-2004          
Selected as the most effective bicycle and pedestrian programs by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals for national "A Best Practices Report" prepared for the Federal Highway Administration

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