A united effort by state and federal agencies to save more lives.

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
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Suite 249
Washington DC, 20001

Governors Highway Safety Association

Federal Highway Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Transportation Research Board of The National Academies

National Cooperative Highway Research Program

Site Map


Direct link to entire Safety Plan and each of the six Elements and their Implementation Guides.

Link to Safety News, Best Practices, Research News, Links, site Search, About This Site, Feedback, Press Room and the AASHTO and NCHRP sites.

Interesting or startling highway safety statistics, updated regularly and linked to a relevant safety plan implementation guide.

The Strategic Highway Safety Plan

Presents the complete plan and related Implementation Guides in an outline format, with ordering instructions for hard copy.

The Six Elements of the Safety Plan

Presents summaries of and direct access to each of the six Elements of the Safety Plan:  Drivers, Special Users, Vehicles, Highways, EMS and Management.

Implementation Guides

Each guide includes a brief introduction, a general description of the problem, the strategies/countermeasures to address the problem, and a model implementation process.

About This Site

Answers to commonly asked questions about navigating the AASHTO Safety Plan Web site.

Safety News

Lists relevant safety news from AASHTO, other highway safety organizations, and local news sources.

Best Practices

Showcases best practices [by state and/or subject] in the industry.


News of current research that is being conducted on highway safety.


Users can search for a publication, program or contact person.

Retrieve information by state, organization or publication title.

Search results presented in brief format with option to select the full version and the associated person or organization. Some records are linked to a full-text document or to a web site.


Users can ask questions and offer comments about the site.