Nominations for the 2020 Transportation Safety awards are now being accepted by the Kansas Department of Transportation. Traffic safety advocates can be nominated in one of two categories – People Saving People Award and the Hero Award. The People Saving People Award recognizes an individual or organization who has made outstanding contributions to the improvement of transportation safety behavior in Kansas. The Hero Award honors the individual who risked his or her own life for someone else when they happened upon a crash or while trying to prevent the likelihood of a crash in a one-time traffic safety-related incident. More details about the awards and nomination forms can be found at Nominations must be submitted online or by mail by 11:59 p.m., Feb. 24. The awards will be presented April 21 and 22 at the annual Kansas Transportation Safety Conference in Topeka.