Crash and Safety Resources and Research

document Identification and Ranking of High Pedestrian Crash Zones for Allocation of Safety Funds, Transportation Research Board
This paper presents 1) a methodology to study the spatial patterns of pedestrian crashes in order to identify high pedestrian crash zones, and 2) an evaluation of methods to rank these high pedestrian crash zones. ...more >
document Pedestrians Make Safe Choices Flier, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This activity is for older elementary school age children. It demonstrates the safe way to cross a street. ...more >
document Pedestrian Safety Activity Page, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
A pedestrian safety activity for children in midelementary school age years. ...more >
document A Guide for Reducing Collisions at Signalized Intersections, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board
This document provides strategies that can be employed to reduce the number of collisions at signalized intersections. ...more >
document Child Pedestrian Safety Curriculum, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The Child Pedestrian Safety Curriculum teaches and encourages pedestrian safety for students grades Kindergarten through 5th Grade. ...more >
document Pedestrian and Bicyclist Traffic Control Device Evaluation Methods, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report offers traffic engineering practitioners information on how to evaluate roadway traffic control devices used by pedestrians and bicyclists. ...more >
document Pedestrian Countermeasure Policy Best Practice Report, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report highlights State departments of transportation that have developed policies related to medians, walkways, and shoulders. ...more >
document Pedestrian roadway fatalities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
"The objective of this study by the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) was to examine the pedestrian fatalities in motor vehicle crashes." ...more >
document New Directions in Speed Management: A Review of Policy, Department for Transportation
This review was formed to develop a speed policy that takes account of the contribution of reduced speeds to environmental and social objectives as well as road safety. ...more >
document State Best Practice Policy for Shoulders and Walkways, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report highlights three agencies that have implemented policies and plans that promote the inclusion of paved shoulders and walkways. ...more >