Tag: Highway Safety


Governors Highway Safety Association highlights actions toward traffic safety

February 26, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a nonprofit association representing the highway safety offices of states, territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, recently highlighted the actions it has taken over the past year to prioritize traffic safety and […]

Impact & Regulations

Maryland awards more than $11.5M in highway safety grants

September 18, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore announced last week that the state had awarded more than $11.5 million in federal highway safety grants as part of a statewide focus on reducing roadway crashes and fatalities. The funds, distributed by the Maryland Department […]


Michigan receives $1.56 billion for infrastructure

October 18, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently allocated $1.56 billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Michigan. A total of $54 million will be used on highway safety programs that improve the safety of Michigan’s transportation system; $363 million will be […]

Impact & Regulations

FHWA releases guidance on highway safety funding

February 4, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently released new guidance on implementing changes to the highway safety funding program. The program received additional funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. “FHWA’s goal is to help state and local transportation agencies across the […]


New Car Ratings Include How They Make Drivers Stay Alert

January 21, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Two organizations that influence many Americans’ automobile-buying decisions will begin rating vehicles on how well they track behavior of motorists who use partially automated driver-assist systems. Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety say the ratings will factor […]


Roads cost New York motorists $28B annually, report says

January 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

New York motorists lose $28 billion statewide annually because of deteriorated and congested roads and bridges and a lack of some desirable safety features, according to a recent report by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation research nonprofit. Losses average […]

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37,000 lives could have been saved in the last 25 years with lower speed limits

April 8, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says over five precent of deaths on the roads are due to higher speed limits. In 1995 the US Congress removed federal regulation of speed limits, and in the years since, they have crept up […]