2013 National Roadway Safety Awards
Since 1998, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has joined with the Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) biennially to recognize innovative, efficient roadway safety projects and programs that eliminate or sharply reduce highway deaths across the country. Awards are presented in three categories.
FHWA and RSF presented 11 awards and 1 honorable mention at a luncheon ceremony on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, in Washington, DC. Roadway Safety Foundation Executive Director Gregory M. Cohen served as Master of Ceremonies and John D. Porcari, USDOT Deputy Secretary, delivered the keynote address, highlighting the importance of the award winners' efforts in saving lives on America's roadways. Executives and high-level representatives from a number of core roadway safety organizations joined together to honor these dedicated and innovative award recipients.
Congratulations to the 2013 National Roadway Safety Award Winners!
Infrastructure Improvements Category
The J-Turn Experiment
Kentucky High Friction Surfacing Treatment Crash Reduction Program
Raised Pavement Markers – A Low-Cost Alternative for Run-off-the-Road Crashes
Operational Improvements Category
Inexpensive Nighttime Inspection Kits to Improve Rural Sign Safety
Rotary Conversion to Roundabout, Route 80 at Route 81
Winter Performance Measure System
Program Planning, Development, and Evaluation Category
Automated Infrared Camera System
Highway Safety Corridor Analysis Project
Road Safety Audits – Engineering Guidance for Fatality Reduction
South Central Regional Transportation Safety Plan
usRAP Safety Improvement Plan for County Roads in Genesee County
The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program
Local Press Releases
Web-based HSIP Courses
FHWA is introducing the HSM case study series that highlights noteworthy implementation of HSM methodology.
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