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

Recent Publications

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Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State, 2014 Preliminary Data
February 2015

This report looks provides a first look at 2014 pedestrian fatality numbers, based on preliminary data provided by states. It projects that the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes was essentially unchanged between 2013 and 2014.

The publication also looks at charaterstics of pedestrian fatalities, including which gender and age tend to be affected, how often alcohol is a factor and more. Learn More

Spotlight on Highway Safety: Bicyclist Safety
October 2014

This report looks at current and past bicycle fatality data to determine trends and changes. While bike fatalities have increased in recent years, key characteristics of those killed have changed from the mid 1970s.

The publication also provides a state-by-state look at bicycle fatality data from 2010 to 2012, outlines actions to reduce collisions and injuries, and provides examples of state activities to improve the safety of cyclists. Learn More

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Distracted & Dangerous: Helping States Keep Teens Focused on the Road
August 2014

This report outlines nearly two dozen legislation, enforcement and educational programs developed and implemented by the public and private sector at the national, state and local levels to help keep teen drivers' focus off their smartphones and on the road.

The report was funded by a grant from State Farm®. Learn More