Policy and Guidance

This page provides links and downloads to references and resources for HSIP related US Code, the Code for Federal Regulations, program guidance, and FHWA policy memos. See also SAFETEA-LU and FHWA Laws & Regulations.

Links to US Code and the Code for Federal Regulations:

  • Final Rule for 23 CFR 924 (December 24, 2008) [HTML, PDF 90 KB]

  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 23 CFR 924 (April 23, 2008) [HTML, PDF 82 KB]

  • 23 CFR 924 (To be updated, please refer to the Final Rule for 23 CFR 924 link above)

  • 23 U.S.C. 148

  • 23 U.S.C. 130

HSIP Guidance:

HSIP Policy Memos:


Program Contact

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What's New

Web-based HSIP Courses
Five new web-based courses related to the HSIP are available from the National Highway Institute

Integrating Road Safety into NEPA Analysis: A Primer for Safety and Environmental Professionals:
    • Brochure
    • Report

New Manual for Selecting Safety Treatments on High Risk Rural Roads

NEW Saving Lives Together: The Highway Safety and EMS Connection

NEW Strategic Highway Safety Plans: A Champion's Guidebook to Saving Lives, Second Edition

HSIP Self Assessment Tool

Highway Safety Improvement Program – Project Eligibility

Strategic Highway Safety Plan – Leadership that Saves Lives

Strategic Highway Safety Plan – Get Involved!

HSIP Noteworthy Practice Series

P2P – Integrating Local Planning Organizations into a State HSIP

SHSP Implementation Process Model Interactive CD

HSIP Manual

HSIP Assessment Toolbox

SHSP IPM – The Essential Eight – Fundamental Elements and Effective Steps for SHSP Implementation

SHSP IPM Supplement Number 1 – Case Studies

A Primer on Safety Performance Measures for the Transportation Planning Process

Data and Safety Analysis Tools Brochure