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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:

The National Association of County Engineers (NACE) has a page on its website ( 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:

Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP): and

National Highway Institute (NHI), Low-Cost Safety Improvements Workshop
Instructor Lead: FHWA-NHI-380076:
Web Based: FHWA-NHI-380083:

ATSSA, NACE, Low-Cost Local Rural Road Safety Solutions:

Transportation Information Center (TIC), Safety Evaluation for Roadways (SAFER) Manual:

FHWA, Maintenance of Signs and Sign Supports:

FHWA, Proven Countermeasures: and

FHWA, Road Safety Audits:

FHWA, Road Safety Audit Guidelines:

FHWA, Tribal Road Safety Audits: Case Studies:

NCHRP 500 Series (Guidance for Implementation of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan Transportation Research):

Crash Modification Factors (CMF) Clearinghouse:

Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP):

FHWA, Intersection Safety Toolkits:

Noteworthy Practices: Addressing Safety on Locally-Owned and - Maintained Roads – A Domestic Scan:

Local and Rural Roads Safety Peer-to-Peer Program:

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD):

FHWA, Work Zone Law Enforcement Pocket Guide:

AASHTO, Highway Safety Design and Operations Guide:

Tribal Highway Safety Improvement Program Model and Implementation Plan for Hazard Elimination Projects Guide:

Building Tribal Traffic Safety Capacity:

Tribal Traffic Safety Funding Guide:

Building Technical Capacity for Improved Tribal Consultation and Communication:

Roadway Safety Noteworthy Practices Database:

NHTSA Countermeasures that Work:

AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan:

Local Rural Road Owners Manuals: Intersection Safety:

Roadway Departure Safety:

Safety Information Analysis: