Tag: General Traffic Safety

  • July 13th, 2021

Read the FHWA’s latest Safety Compass Newsletter to learn more about the latest improvements, resources and announcements in traffic safety. Topics include: 2020 Safety Discipline Awards Mainstreaming Safety Improvement—How Agencies Are Assessing Safety on All Projects Advancing Implementation of the Safe System Approach: Resources You Can Use Contributing Factors for Focus Crash and Facility Types […]

  • May 4th, 2021

This report describes efforts to develop improved crash prediction methods for crash type and severity for the three facility types covered in the 2010 Highway Safety Manual (HSM)—specifically, two‐lane rural highways, multilane rural highways, and urban/suburban arterials. For each, models were estimated for undivided and divided (multilane rural and urban/suburban only) segments and three‐ and […]

  • November 13th, 2020

Read the FHWA’s latest Safety Compass Newsletter to learn more about the latest improvements, resources and announcements in traffic safety. Topics include: U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Virtual Series on Pedestrian Safety Saving Lives with Effective Transportation Planning Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program Offers Free Online Technical Assistance and Training New Zero Deaths Success Stories […]

  • November 13th, 2020

Dive into the official blog of the NTSB chairman and learn up-to-date information about the world of traffic safety! Topics covered include: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims Drowsy Driving Prevention Week Where the Action is in Safety General Aviation’s Silent Killer in the Sky Search the document to find the information important […]

  • June 25th, 2020

The 2016 Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety Survey used address-based sampling with a multi-mode methodology to produce nationally representative estimates of self-reported behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge related to various motor vehicle occupant safety topics among United States adults (18 and older). The current volume is number four in a series of four volumes describing the survey […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 17th, 2019

It is with great pleasure that I present the 2019 edition of the Annual Report of the International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD) which contains the most recent road safety data and up to-date information for 41 countries. The large majority of IRTAD countries recorded a decrease in the number of road deaths […]