USDOT tackles one of the main scourges plaguing today's highways -- a perfect storm of motorists text messaging and using cell phones.
Transportation management plans help DOTs identify and coordinate strategies to reduce crashes and traffic congestion during construction projects.
Approaching the quarter-century mark, the Nation's first comprehensive program for determining traffic and environmental impacts on pavements continues to fuel innovation.
FHWA is conducting research to help mitigate the impacts of seismic events on transportation infrastructure. The results are promising.
Recent innovations and improved guidance in geometric design are helping agencies overcome some of the most urgent transportation challenges.
The public road system in this country consists of 3.9 million highway miles and is an expensive network for Federal, State, and local governments to build, maintain, and manage.
Along the Road
Along the Road is the place to look for information about current and upcoming activities, developments, trends, and items of general interest to the highway community.
Speeding is a factor in almost one-third of all fatal crashes and costs the United States approximately $27.7 billion each year.
In early 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its preliminary estimates for highway-related fatalities in 2009, which showed the lowest overall number of...
Communication Product Updates
Below are brief descriptions of communications products recently developed by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Research, Development, and Technology.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar