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Banner contains collage include a photo of pedestrians and bicyclists, a satellite photo of an intersection, and a vehicle that has gone off the road and crashed into a tree. Text reads: Pedestrian/bicycle, roadway departures, and intersection crashes encompass almost 90 percent of traffic fatalities in the United States. Below the banner, text indicates 21 focus states, awards up to $20,000, and $1.35 million has been invested from 2005 to 2015.


ASAP Focus States

Map of the United States indicates the focus states for intersection crashes (New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Arizona, and Nevada), roadway departure crashes (West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Hawaii, and Arizona), and pedestrian-bicycle crashes (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California).

Figure 1. https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/fas/

To be eligible for ASAP funding, a State must be an FHWA Safety Focus State. The ASAP program emphasizes three areas of safety including: roadway departure, intersection crashes, and pedestrian/bicycle crashes, which encompass almost 90 percent of the traffic fatalities in the United States. See Guidelines & Eligibility.

Page last modified on January 28, 2019
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