Tag: Bicycles

  • August 25th, 2020

In 2018 pedestrians and bicyclists accounted for 19 percent of all traffic crash fatalities in the United States. This report shares examples and ideas of how law enforcement can address pedestrian and bicyclist safety including real-world examples and resources. Law enforcement officers bring unique strengths to road safety and injury prevention programs. As first responders, […]

  • June 9th, 2020

This Traffic Safety Facts report briefly summarizes findings on pedalcyclist fatalities in 2018.  There were 857 pedalcyclist deaths in 2018, about 2.3 percent of all traffic fatalities during the year. 79 percent of pedalcyclists died in crashes in urban areas. Over the 10-year period 2009 to 2018, the average age of pedalcyclists killed in motor […]

  • May 22nd, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 11 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes, but are now […]

  • May 15th, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 10 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes, but are now showing […]

  • May 14th, 2020

This project included four distinct but related exploratory studies of data sources that could improve roadway safety analysis. The first effort evaluated passively gathered crowdsourced bicyclist activity data from StreetLight Data and found promising correlations (R2 of 62% and 69% for monthly weekday and weekend daily averages) when the StreetLight data were compared to bicyclist […]

  • May 8th, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 9 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still on the decline in Alabama. Crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes. View Graph This report comes […]

  • May 1st, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 8 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still on the decline in Alabama. Crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes. View Graph This report comes […]

  • April 24th, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 7 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still on the decline in Alabama. Crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes. View Graph This report comes […]

  • April 15th, 2020

This pdf document outlines previous and potential traffic safety measures on the Federal level in the following areas. Encouraging Safer Driving Behavior Vehicle Safety Improvements Roadway Safety Improvements Commercial Transportation Safety Options for Congress State of Traffic Safety in America Driving is one of the riskiest activities the average American engages in. Deaths and serious […]

  • October 14th, 2019

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is launching a new partnership with Uber Eats to provide important road safety guidance to delivery partners who ride bicycles. GHSA worked with Uber Eats to develop eight critical safety tips that are being rolled out to bicycle delivery partners at events in major Uber Eats markets across the country, starting […]