The Federal Highway Administration began promoting tried and true infrastructure-oriented safety treatments and strategies in 2008 as their list of Proven Safety Countermeasures. That list was updated in 2012 and ...[ Read More » ]
During the winter months, maintenance teams work hard to make sure roadways are prepared to handle hazardous weather conditions. Through the use of de-icing/anti-icing agents, salt spreaders, and snowplows, road ...[ Read More » ]
October is Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month, a time to consider that every single one of us is a pedestrian. Even though we’re all pedestrians, it does not make this mode of transportation a safe guarantee ...[ Read More » ]
Guest Writer: Nic Ward, Director of the Center for Health and Safety Culture
What does zero really mean to your traffic safety agency?
There is growing interest and commitment at the state and national level to f ...
Per vehicle mile traveled, motorcyclists are about 35 times as likely as passenger car occupants to die in a motor vehicle crash, and eight times more likely to be injured. While there are a number of things moto ...[ Read More » ]
Attention high school, community college, and college students! If you’re interested in engineering and roadway safety, there’s a “Traffic Control Device Challenge” competition currently ...[ Read More » ]
Imagine – a car approaching an intersection tries to avoid a large object in the road, swerves out of the way and hits a lamppost, causing serious damage. Then the car bounces back into the roadway and whereby ...[ Read More » ]
The Tribal Transportation Safety Management System Steering Committee is currently developing a national tribal transportation strategic safety plan. The plan will provide analysis of existing safety data and hig ...[ Read More » ]
The National Center for Rural Road Safety would like to share that a new ListServ has been created by a group of local public agency engineers across the United States who would like to promote the exchange of ed ...[ Read More » ]
It’s National Bike Month!
The 61st annual National Bike Month is this May, and it is a great reason to get those bikes out. Cycling is a healthy, green, and money-saving activity that is growing in populari ...