Tag: Toward Zero Deaths

  • 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 […]

  • September 19th, 2019

Growing proactive traffic safety is a novel approach that strategically shifts our focus to the engagement of the larger majority of safe road users to influence the behaviors of the smaller group engaging in risky behaviors. Previous research sponsored by the Traffic Safety Culture Pooled Fund to understand traffic safety citizenship revealed a variety of […]

  • October 12th, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that 37,133 people were killed on U.S. roadways in 2017, a 1.8% decrease from 2016. Historically, a strong economy and employment rate – as we have now – correlates with an increase in traffic deaths, so this drop, while small, is encouraging news. Of […]

  • January 20th, 2017

This report seeks to document ways to reduce crashes and fatalities from wrong-way crashes, horizontal curves, intersections, and J-turns. Report No.: MoDOT cmr 16-013 The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) sponsored this research project to investigate treatments that can reduce crashes and fatalities to further the goal of the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) initiative. One […]

  • August 28th, 2014

More than 30,000 Americans are killed in highway crashes each year, but experts believe that death toll could sink to zero as safety improvements continue and autonomous cars hit the road. A sign of that possibility will come with the release of a new study next month by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which […]