Pavement Safety

Pavement safety includes the structural aspects of the road that have an impact on safe driving conditions. Examples of pavement safety challenges include pavement texture, durability, and drainage.

This section provides information on pavement safety and low-cost solutions.


Fact Sheet

General Report

Breakthroughs in Vision and Visibility for Highway Safety Workshop Summary Report

“On August 13-14, 2014, at the Turner-Fairbanks Highway Research Center in McLean, VA, the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) Office of ... [ Read More » ]


Technical Guide/Manual

2015 National Roadway Safety Awards Noteworthy Practices Guide

It is an honor to formally recognize the extraordinary achievements of those selected for the 2015 National Roadway Safety Awards. The individuals, groups, and ... [ Read More » ]


Technical Guide/Manual

Manual for Selecting Safety Improvements on High Risk Rural Roads

This manual provides information on the costs and benefits of safety treatments on high-risk rural roads (HRRR). Agencies can use this manual to determine the f ... [ Read More » ]


Influence of Roadway Surface Discontinuities on Safety

“As the commitment to improve highway safety emerged in the late 1960s and the philosophy of safer roadsides and clear zones took hold nationally there we ... [ Read More » ]

Technical Guide/Manual