Sharing the Road Safely with All Road Users

Sharing the Road Safely with all Road Users is an important concept to improve road safety, especially in rural areas where fatality rates are higher. Road users include not only motor vehicles but also commercial vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists.

This section provides information and resources that can improve safety for all road users.

Training

Research Report

Training

Motorcycle Safety

Webinar Description In recognition of Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, the Safety Center’s May webinar focused on motorcycle safety. The webinar focused on ... [ Read More » ]

Road to Zero: Getting to Zero Roadway Fatalities: What will it Take?

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 the ... [ Read More » ]

Sharing the Road with Slow Moving Vehicles (SMVs)

The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar.  Webinar Description In this webinar, you were provided with ... [ Read More » ]

The Culture of Swedish Vision Zero

The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) and the Center for Health and Safety Culture co-hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar D ... [ Read More » ]

Everyone is a Pedestrian

Posted on Wednesday October 18th, 2017

October is Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month, a time to consider that every single one of us is a pedestrian. Even though we’re all pedestrians, it does not make this mode of transportation a safe guarantee ...

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Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Posted on Friday August 18th, 2017

Per vehicle mile traveled, motorcyclists are about 35 times as likely as passenger car occupants to die in a motor vehicle crash, and eight times more likely to be injured. While there are a number of things moto ...

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Technical Guide/Manual

Fact Sheet

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Training

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 » ]

Technical Guide/Manual

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 » ]

Fact Sheet

Training

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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Traveling Three Lanes: On the Road to Zero

The Future of Transportation: Safety, Opportunity, and Innovation speaker series, hosted by the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, brought together ... [ Read More » ]

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 » ]

Training

Article

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted on Thursday May 5th, 2016

With the fair weather months upon us, the chances of motorists interacting with motorcycles on the roadways are likely. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation , motorcycle fatalities have been on the rise ...

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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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Fact Sheet

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Traffic Safety Marketing

This website is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s communication resource for States, partner organizations, and highway safety profess ... [ Read More » ]

Toward Zero Deaths

One person dies every 16 minutes in a traffic crash in the United States. Over the course of a lifetime, nearly every U.S. resident is touched by consequences o ... [ Read More » ]

National Center for Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School is a program to improve the safety of school routes, therefore enabling and encouraging children to walk and bike to school. The national ... [ Read More » ]

Press Release

Technical Guide/Manual

A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking

 A press release from Pennsylvania Farm Bureau for the 2015 Rural Road Safety Week. The article discusses information for motorists about farm vehicles on the ... [ Read More » ]

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Technical Guide/Manual

A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Bicycles

In January 2015, Secretary Foxx challenged community leaders to raise the bar for bicyclist and pedestrian safety by joining the Mayors’ Ch ... [ Read More » ]

Fact Sheet