National Center for Rural Road Safety

Safety Culture

Safety culture can be defined as the shared values, actions, and behaviors that demonstrate a commitment to safety over competing goals and demands.

Consensus among safety experts is that a safety culture exists in different forms in the transportation industry. Two forms that resonate the most with transportation organizations are an organizational safety culture and a public safety culture.

  • Traffic Safety Culture Pooled Fund | Visit Website
  • Institutionalizing Safety in the Transportation Planning Processes: Techniques, Tactics, and Strategies (NCHRP Report 811) | View PDF
  • 2020 Traffic Safety Culture Index | View PDF
  • Traffic Safety Culture Trainings and Videos | Visit Website
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