Tag: General Traffic Safety

  • May 1st, 2015

This report contains an overview of leading theories that provide the foundation for road safety campaigns. It is combined with a comprehensive summary of the research evidence related to the effectiveness of road safety campaigns generally, and examples of individual campaign evaluations regarding drinking and driving, distracted driving, seatbelt use, speeding and vulnerable road users. […]

  • February 4th, 2015

The National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey (NMVCCS), conducted from 2005 to 2007, was aimed at collecting on-scene information about the events and associated factors leading up to crashes involving light vehicles. Several facets of crash occurrence were investigated during data collection, namely the precrash movement, critical pre-crash event, critical reason, and the associated factors. […]

  • January 2nd, 2015

Over the past few years, increased publicity and marketing has sparked a national conversation among members of the law enforcement profes- sion about the Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) initiative. DDACTS is being promoted as a tool to improve data applications, reduce needed resources and simultaneously drive down crime and crashes. DDACTS is […]

  • November 9th, 2011

Road Safety 101 is an online certificate aimed at teaching the fundamentals of road safety. By completing this course, students will be able to understand the elements of successful road safety programs, identify contributing crash factors and how they interact as well as gain a better understanding of road safety data collection and systems.

  • September 9th, 1997

This manual describes a comprehensive approach to traffic safety analysis, from collecting potentially useful information to ranking tentative solutions. Individual chapters can also be consulted and applied independently, such as to check a location’s crash ranking (Chapter 3), alternative crash countermeasures (Chapter 4) or the relative safety benefits and costs of a specific countermeasure (Chapter […]