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GHSA Publications

GHSA produces a variety of publications for its members, highway safety partners and the general public. Our member newsletter, Directions in Highway Safety, requires a member login and can be found in the Members Only section of the site.

Publications include periodic Spotlight on Highway Safety reports and various resources for State Highway Safety Office (SHSO).

Latest Publications

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Wake Up Call! Understanding Drowsy Driving and What States Can Do
August 2016

This comprehensive, first-of-its-kind report, made possible through funding from State Farm®, examines the cause and effect of drowsy driving as well as how states and others can best address it.

Wake Up Call! discusses legislative, enforcement, education, and engineering countermeasures being employed as well as in-vehicle technologies that are available today or on the horizon. Also provided are examples of some state best practices to address the issue, including efforts in Iowa, New York, Texas and Utah. Learn More

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Annual Report Highlights of Association Activities, FY 2016
July 2016

GHSA's latest report covers Association accomplishments for its Fiscal Year 2016: July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016. It presents high-level data for the Fiscal Year and focuses on GHSA's work in:

advancing traffic safety issues;

collaborating with Congress and federal agencies; and

expanding and delivering member services. Learn More

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Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2015 Preliminary Data
May 2016

Motorcyclist fatalities in the United States are expected to have increased by 10 percent, compared with 2014. The report is based on preliminary data supplied by all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The report also examines recent trends in motorcyclist crash patterns and fatalities. In addition, it outlines efforts to further reduce motorcyclist crashes and fatalities. This is the seventh year in a row that GHSA has released motorcyclist fatality projections. Learn More