As rural road practitioners, we have been there before – without enough funds to make the safety improvements our roadways need. So, in the spirit of this giving season, we [&hel
The Road Safety Champion Program (RSCP) is a nationally recognized certificate program designed to build a knowledgeable, safety minded workforce, responsible for operating, maintaining, and designing local roads. Road Safety Champions prioritize safety and are motivated to implement safety improvements that reduce fatalities and serious injuries on rural and local roadways.
The National Center for Rural Road Safety is a premier center of excellence for training, resources, technical assistance, and education on rural road safety issues. Funded by the Federal Highway Administration, we equip rural communities to prevent all deaths and serious injuries on their roadways.
of roadway fatalities occur in rural areas
Roundabouts can reduce injury crashes at intersections by 75%
Emergency response times are roughly 50% longer in rural areas