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Making our Roads Safer through a Safe System Approach
“FHWA has a vision of working towards zero deaths on our Nation’s roads, along with many of our partners and stakeholders. To make this vision a reality, we are revitalizing our safety program...
The Highway Safety Improvement Program: Paving the Road to a Safer Future
FHWA identifies opportunities to integrate the Safe System Approach with States’ existing and future highway safety improvement programs.
The Safe System Paradigm: Reducing Fatalities and Injuries at the Nation’s Intersections
A recently completed Federal Highway Administration project proposes a quantitative method to evaluate intersection designs according to Safe System principles.
NHTSA’s Safe System Approach: Educating and Protecting All Road Users
NHTSA supports the Safe System Approach through data-driven measures to make the Nation’s transportation network more secure for everyone.
Speed Management is Key to Road Safety
Advancing speed management for safety can reduce speeding-related injuries and fatalities on the Nation’s highways and byways.
The Safe System Approach: How States and Cities Are Saving Lives
The Safe System Approach offers useful tactics for saving lives and preventing fatalities on our Nation’s roadways.
Applying a Safe System Approach Across the Globe
Studying three examples in Sweden, Australia, and Norway can help other countries, including the United States, pave their way to zero deaths on highways
A Promising Future
In 2020, the number of people killed on our Nation’s roadways was the highest since 2007, and early estimates of fatalities for the first half of 2021 reflect the largest six-month increase in...
Bringing Human Factors Research Into the Next Era
The Human Factors team is in the process of expanding its research capabilities and tools in an effort to ensure that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) remains on the cutting edge of...
Along the Road
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. This information comes from...
Complete Streets Website
The Federal Highway Administration is focused on supporting transportation agencies to accelerate the implementation of a safe, connected, and equitable transportation network for travelers of all...
Improve Construction Projects Through Utility Coordination
The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) National Highway Institute (NHI) now offers two web-based trainings (WBTs) specifically to assist transportation managers who handle utility...