Data and Analysis Tools
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides and supports a wide range of data and safety analysis tools for State and local practitioners. These tools have been designed to assist practitioners understand safety problems on their roadways, link crashes to their roadway environments, and select and apply appropriate countermeasures. The tools' capabilities range from simple to complex. Some provide general information; others allow more complex analysis of crashes under specific conditions and/or with specific roadway features.
For more information about data and safety analysis tools, please see the program contacts.
NEW Saving Lives Together: The Highway Safety and EMS Connection
New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Guide
New Pedestrian Forum – Winter 2014
New Safety Compass Newsletter – Winter 2014
(Vol 7, Issue 3)
New 2013 National Roadway Safety Award Winners
New Signalized Intersections: An Informational Guide
New Guidance memorandum on the Roadside Design Guide – 4th Edition
Bicycle Road Safety Audit Guidelines and Prompt Lists
Web-based HSIP Courses
Five new web-based courses related to the HSIP are available from the National Highway Institute
Proven Safety Countermeasures
HSM Managers Guide
Integrating Road Safety into NEPA Analysis: A Primer for Safety and Environmental Professionals:
Procedures for Setting Advisory Speeds on Curves
HSM Training Guide
FHWA is introducing the HSM case study series that highlights noteworthy implementation of HSM methodology.
Guidance Memorandum on Fundamental Roadway and Traffic Data Elements to Improve the Highway Safety Improvement Program
Background Report: Guidance for Roadway Safety Data to Support the Highway Safety Improvement Program
Market Analysis of Collecting Fundamental Roadway Data Elements to Support the Highway Safety Improvement Program
MIRE Report, Ver. 1.0
2010 Transparency Reports (5 Percent)
Pedestrian Safety Strategic Plan
Safety Edge Toolkit
FHWA Nine Proven Crash Countermeasures – Addressing Critical Safety Concerns
SHSP Implementation Process Model Interactive CD
P2P – Integrating Local Planning Organizations into a State HSIP
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