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FHWA Highway Safety Programs

Roadway Safety Data Program


This guide illustrates the list of MIRE Fundamental Data Elements (FDE) by roadway category, MIRE 2.0 element number, definition, and recommended attributes.

The Highway Safety Manual

The Highway Safety Manual (HSM), with its new generation of safety analysis tools, gives highway agencies the methods to incorporate explicit, quantitative consideration of safety into planning and project development. Learn More >>

Safety Data and Analysis: The Predictive Method

The videos provide an opportunity to learn more on advanced safety data analysis specifically regarding predictive analysis and crash modification factors.

Model Inventory of Roadway Elements

MIRE is a recommended listing of roadway characteristic and traffic inventory elements critical to safety management. Learn More >>

Model Inventory of Roadway Elements Guidebook

The Model Inventory of Roadway Elements (MIRE) Data Collection Guidebook provides data managers and collectors with techniques for collecting MIRE data elements that potentially will allow them to collect the elements more efficiently.

State Traffic Records Coordinating Committee Noteworthy Practices

The State TRCC Noteworthy Practices Guide contains detailed information on several successful TRCCs with regard to structure, management, and processes. Learn More >>

Second U.S. Roadway Safety Data Capabilities Assessment Final Report

The Federal Highway Administration conducted a second roadway data capability assessment of each State's collection, analysis, management, and integration of safety data. This final report provides an overview of the findings and results of the effort.

Welcome to the Roadway Safety Data Program (RSDP)

The RSDP provides information and resources that can help your agency improve its roadway safety data. Data are one part of a comprehensive safety program.   Learn more by exploring the programs below.