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Road Safety Audits (RSA)


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Resources

Improving Access to Transit Using Road Safety Audits: Four Case Studies

Motorcycle RSA Case Studies

FHWA Road Safety Audit Guidelines

Wrong Way Driving – Road Safety Audit Prompt List

Model RSA Policy
The purpose of the Model RSA Policy is to assist road owners in developing a policy on implementing Road Safety Audits. The model policy is a flexible document that a road agency can use to meet their needs and is consistent with their specific processes, practices, and budget constraints.

Policies
Contains policy documents related to road safety audits.

RSA Newsletter

RSA Peer-to-Peer Program
FHWA has a new peer-to-peer program for RSAs where you can receive on-site or over the phone assistance on an RSA from a peer for no charge.

Road Safety Audits: An Evaluation of RSA Programs and Projects

RSA Case Studies: Using IHSDM in the RSA Process
The purpose of this document is to help Federal, State, Tribal, and local agencies understand the benefits of using the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM) during the RSA process as a decision-support tool to evaluate and estimate the safety and operation of various design features. This case study document provides a review of the RSA process, an overview of IHSDM, and three case study examples of RSAs that utilized IHSDM. These case studies will help jurisdictions incorporate this useful decision-support tool into the RSA process.

Road Safety Audits Case Studies: Using Three-Dimensional Design Visualization in the Road Safety Audit Process

Road Safety Audits: Case Studies

Federal and Tribal Lands Road Safety Audits: Case Studies

RSA Toolkit for Federal and Tribal Lands [PDF 1.94 MB]
The Toolkit serves as a starting point, providing information to FLMAs and Tribes about partnerships needed to build support, available funding sources for the program and improvements, tools to conduct RSAs, and resources to identify safety issues and select countermeasures.

Pedestrian RSA Guidelines and Prompt Lists
The guidelines provide detailed descriptions of potential pedestrian safety issues while the prompt lists are a general listing of potential pedestrian safety issues.

Library
Contains a database of reports, articles and other documents related to road safety audits.

Related Links
Links to other resources providing information on RSAs.

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Road Safety Audit team observing traffic on a rural highway (Click For Larger Photo)

Page last modified on February 1, 2017
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