GEARS, Utah's Grants Electronic Application and Reporting System, is the web-based system which you utilize to apply for and manage your highway safety grant projects.
GEARS has been tailored to reduce the lag time associated with a paper-based system, provide users with a global view of the project at their fingertips, foster increased accountability to the federal oversight agency, and be environmentally friendly by saving some trees with a paperless system!
This page is designed to provide you with support as you utilize GEARS. If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the HSO or your program manager.
We look forward to utilizing GEARS and working with you to improve safety on our Utah highways.
GEARS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. What is the address for the GEARS website?
A. You can find it at UtahGEARS.com
Q. How do I get a login for the GEARS website?
A. There's a spot on the website's home page for new users, or just click here. You will receive an e-mail once your request for access has been approved.
Q. Which Internet browsers support GEARS?
A. IE, Firefox and Safari all support GEARS. However, it is best supported by IE -- some aspects of GEARS may appear a little differently in the other browsers.
Q. I don't see a button to submit my application. How do I submit it?
A. To submit your application, go to "Change the Status," click "View Status Options." Where it says "Project Application Submitted," click on "Apply Status." This essentially moves the application from your desk to the HSO's desk.
Q. How do I find out what Congressional district I'm in?
A. Click HERE for a link to a website that will tell you.
Q. How do I find the activity and expenditure reports?
A. In GEARS, click on "View Forms" which will bring you to a menu -- scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and click on "Related Items." To learn how to complete an activity or expenditure report, click here for training videos.
Q.What if I've forgotten my password?
A. You can reset your password by clicking on the "Forgot Password Link" and a new password will be sent to the e-mail you have on file with GEARS.