Safety Guide for Winter Travel

Posted on Wednesday January 17th, 2018

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 ...

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Training

Fact Sheet

When it’s Good to be Fenced In!

Posted on Wednesday December 14th, 2016

There is more to falling snow than painting the landscape into a winter wonderland; it can also create a plentiful amount of additional roadway safety hazards. Snow drifts, which are created by wind moving snow o ...

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General Report

Improving Pedestrian and Bicycle Connectivity During Rehabilitation of Existing Bridges

“The purpose of this white paper is to: 1. Acknowledge that pedestrian and bicycle considerations should be addressed at the State, local, and regional pl ... [ Read More » ]

Technical Guide/Manual

Motorcycle Road Safety Audit Case Studies

“Road Safety Audits (RSAs) are a formal safety performance examination of an existing or future roadway or off-road facility and are conducted by an indep ... [ Read More » ]

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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 » ]

Research

Research Report

Optimization Snow Drifting Mitigation and Control Methods for Iowa Conditions

“Blowing and drifting of snow is a major concern for transportation efficiency and road safety in regions where their development is common. One common wa ... [ Read More » ]

Fact Sheet

Critical Reasons for Crashes Investigated in the National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey

“The National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey (NMVCCS), conducted from 2005 to 2007, was aimed at collecting on-scene information about the events an ... [ 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 » ]

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Journal-Trade-Magazine

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 » ]

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