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Strategic Planning

The FHWA Office of Safety, Office of Safety Research and Development, and Resource Center Safety and Design Technical Services Team jointly implement a strategic planning process to bring focus to a common safety vision. This vision, together with our mission and goals, are summarized below:

Vision: Zero deaths and serious injuries on the Nation’s roadways.

Mission: Exercise leadership throughout the multidisciplinary highway community to make the Nation's surface transportation system safer for all users.

Further information can be obtained in the Safe Roads for a Safer Future – A Joint Safety Strategic Plan

The Joint Safety Strategic Plan supports the USDOT Strategic Plan and the FHWA Strategic Plan.

FHWA Research and Technology Agenda – Advancing Safety

The Research and Technology Agenda supports the U.S. Department of Transportation's commitment to safety by applying a focused, collaborative, and strategic approach to conducting research and deploying innovations. FHWA is fostering a safety culture and advancing the use of scientific methods and data-driven decisionmaking to anticipate and help prevent events leading to traffic crashes, fatalities, and injuries.

More information on how FHWA is addressing the key safety challenge is available here: FHWA Research and Technology Agenda – Meeting the Challenge: Safety

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