U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
The FHWA's highway safety research is conducted by the Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center, which is the research arm of the FHWA. The Office of Safety works closely with the Office of Safety Research at Turner-Fairbank to work with our customers and partners to develop research agendas, and to implement research recommendations through the development of practical tools and guidance for practitioners and decisionmakers.
FHWA Safety Research
The FHWA's Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center's highway safety research program's primary focus areas are intersections, pedestrian and bicyclist safety, roadside safety, run-off-the -road safety, and speed management. Supporting areas include safety improvements, geometric design, a photometric laboratory, human factors, safety asset management, and safety information systems.
Research and Technology Safety Initiatives
The FHWA has designated 12 priority areas for research. Safety is one of them. This is the site for the FHWA's Safety Research & Technology Initiative.