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GHSA Publications

GHSA produces a variety of printed publications for its members, highway safety partners and the general public. Most are available online in PDF format. Some member-specific publications can be found in the Resources section of the site.

Publications include newsletters, periodic reports on State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) activities, and various resources for SHSOs, such as a legislative advocacy handbook and a primer on multicultural outreach.

Recent Publications

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Getting It To Click! Connecting Teens And Seat Belt Use
July 2014

This report, made possible with funding from The Allstate Foundation, details promising programs and practices that states are using to encourage teens to wear their seat belts every time they drive or ride in a vehicle.

The programs listed can serve as road maps to other states and stakeholders concerned about keeping young drivers safe on our roads. Learn More

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Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2013 Preliminary Data
May 2014

GHSA asked its member to provide their preliminary motorcyclist fatality numbers for the first nine months of 2013. All 50 states and the District of Colubmia responded.

The data indicate a probable 7 percent drop in motorcycle fatalities from the prior year, drivine in large part by cooler, wetter weather which led to fewer riders on the roads. Learn More

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Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2013 Preliminary Data
March 2014

GHSA polled states on their preliminary pedestrian fatality numbers for the first six months of 2013. All 50 states and the District of Colubmia responded.

The data showed that the number of pedestrian traffic fatalities in the United States for the first six months of 2013 decreased by 190 – or 8.7% – from 2,175 in 2012 to 1,895 last year. Learn More