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FHWA Highway Safety Programs

Appendix E: Resources

Appendix E: Resources

FHWA has a number of resources on its website for the Local and Rural Road Safety Program. These include information about crash facts; funding, policy, and guidance; safety programs; and partners and resources: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safety/other/local-rural

The National Association of County Engineers (NACE) has a page on its website (http://www.countyengineers.org) devoted to the promotion of safety on country roads.

The Center for Excellence in Rural Safety (CERS) at the University of Minnesota maintains a Web site with news, webinars, and publications: http://www.ruralsafety.umn.edu

Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP): http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/safetealu/shspquick.cfm and https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safety/legislative-safety-programs/shsp

National Highway Institute (NHI), Low-Cost Safety Improvements Workshop
Instructor Lead: FHWA-NHI-380076: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/training/course_detail.aspx?num=FHWA-NHI-380076&get=all
Web Based: FHWA-NHI-380083: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/training/course_detail.aspx?num=FHWA-NHI-380083&cat=t&num=380

ATSSA, NACE, Low-Cost Local Rural Road Safety Solutions: http://docs.mvrpc.org/safety/Low_Cost_Local_Roadway_Safety_Solutions.pdf

Transportation Information Center (TIC), Safety Evaluation for Roadways (SAFER) Manual: http://epdfiles.engr.wisc.edu/pdf_web_files/tic/other/SAFER_96.pdf

FHWA, Maintenance of Signs and Sign Supports: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/local_rural/training/fhwasa09025/fhwasa09025.pdf

FHWA, Proven Countermeasures: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safety/pedestrian-bicyclist/safety-tools/memorandum-january-12-2012 and https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safety/other/proven-safety-countermeasures

FHWA, Road Safety Audits: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/rsa/

FHWA, Road Safety Audit Guidelines: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/rsa/guidelines/documents/FHWA_SA_06_06.pdf

FHWA, Tribal Road Safety Audits: Case Studies: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/rsa/tribal_rsa_studies/tribal_rsa_studies.pdf

NCHRP 500 Series (Guidance for Implementation of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan Transportation Research): http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/152868.aspx

Crash Modification Factors (CMF) Clearinghouse: http://www.cmfclearinghouse.org

Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP): http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip

FHWA, Intersection Safety Toolkits: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/resourcecenter/teams/safety/saf_3IST.pdf

Noteworthy Practices: Addressing Safety on Locally-Owned and - Maintained Roads – A Domestic Scan: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/local_rural/training/fhwasa10027/

Local and Rural Roads Safety Peer-to-Peer Program: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/local_rural/training/p2p/

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD): http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov

FHWA, Work Zone Law Enforcement Pocket Guide: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/wz/law_enforce/

AASHTO, Highway Safety Design and Operations Guide: http://safety.transportation.org/prgpub.aspx?pid=971

Tribal Highway Safety Improvement Program Model and Implementation Plan for Hazard Elimination Projects Guide: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tribal/topics/safety/saf_ack/

Building Tribal Traffic Safety Capacity: http://www.azdot.gov/TPD/atrc/Publications/project_reports/PDF/AZ592.pdf

Tribal Traffic Safety Funding Guide: http://www.azdot.gov/TPD/atrc/Publications/project_reports/PDF/AZ592s.pdf

Building Technical Capacity for Improved Tribal Consultation and Communication: http://www.tribalplanning.fhwa.dot.gov/caseStudies/arizona.pdf

Roadway Safety Noteworthy Practices Database: http://rspcb.safety.fhwa.dot.gov/noteworthy/

NHTSA Countermeasures that Work: http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/811444.pdf

AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan: http://safety.transportation.org/

Local Rural Road Owners Manuals: Intersection Safety: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safety/other/local-rural/intersection-safety-manual-local-rural-road-owners

Roadway Departure Safety: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safety/other/local-rural/roadway-departure-safety-manual-local-rural-road-owners

Safety Information Analysis: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safety/local-rural/roadway-safety-information-analysis-manual-local-rural-road-owners