The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) and the Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates (CESTiCC) co-hosted a F ... [ Read More » ]
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.
This fact sheet discusses installing rumble strips on new or existing pavements. It includes discussions on pavement suitability for rumble strip implementation ... [ Read More » ]
“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 » ]
“Maintaining the appropriate amount of pavement friction is critical for safe driving.” “High friction surface treatment (HFST) is an emerging ... [ Read More » ]
“Pavement edge drop-off on highways has been linked to many serious crashes, including fatal collisions. To mitigate vertical drop-offs, FHWA advocates in ... [ Read More » ]
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 » ]
Fall 2015 issue of the Safety Compass Newsletter. This issue contains the following articles: The Focused Approach to Safety Helps Us “Practice What [W ... [ Read More » ]
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 » ]
“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 » ]
“This report, and the preceding study, The Elimination or Mitigation of Hazards Associated with Pavement Edge Drop-offs During Roadway Resurfacing, by J. ... [ Read More » ]