Elements of the Safety Plan
The subject area Drivers encompasses everything from graduated licensing for young drivers to curbing aggressive driving, from reducing impaired driving and keeping drivers alert to methods of increasing driver safety awareness and seat belt usage.
Special Users use non-motorized modes of transportation on highways. Pedestrians and bicyclists are two examples.
Vehicles addresses motorcycle and commercial truck safety and vehicle safety enhancements such as antilock brake systems (ABS).
Vehicle-train crashes, highway intersection design and operation, head-on and across-median crashes and work zones are some of the problem areas discussed in Highways.
Emergency Medical Services
EMS capabilities can be enhanced to increase survivability of crash victims.
The Management area deals with problems in gathering and analyzing crash data.