Summer…it’s Time to Mow the Lawn!

Posted on Wednesday July 24th, 2019

Keeping roadsides groomed is more than cosmetic; untrimmed grass, weeds, brush, or tree limbs limit visibility and safety by obscuring signs, traffic signals, pedestrians, cyclists, and unpredictable wildlife. Ro ...

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Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Webinar

The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar.  Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of th ... [ Read More » ]

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Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks

“The Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks report is a resource and idea book intended to help small towns and rural communities support safe, accessib ... [ Read More » ]

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How Do We Move Toward Zero Deaths

“Zero is not an impossible goal, but it will take all of us to get there. See how all of our efforts are helping us on our way Toward Zero Deaths.” ... [ Read More » ]

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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Toward Zero Deaths-Proactive Steps for Your Community

The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) and the National Association of County Engineers (NACE) co-hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar.  ... [ Read More » ]

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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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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 » ]

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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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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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