GHSA Publications

Each year, GHSA publishes reports for its members and partners on a variety of pressing highway safety issues. Our member newsletter, Directions in Highway Safety, requires a member login and can be found on our Members Only website.

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Annual Report
July 26, 2017

GHSA's latest Annual Report highlights the Association's activities and accomplishments throughout the 2017 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017).


Drug-Impaired Driving Report
April 26, 2017

To confront the complex and evolving issue of drugged driving, GHSA and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) have produced a comprehensive update of their 2015 report about drug use on our nation’s roadways.


Pedestrian Fatality Report 2017
March 30, 2017

GHSA's annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects an 11% increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015.


Autonomous Vehicle Meet Human Drivers
February 2, 2017

As autonomous vehicles (AVs) merge into our nation’s traffic, the most pressing safety challenge for states will be preparing human drivers.


Mission Not Accomplished
October 12, 2016

While the rate of teen driver-involved crashes has declined significantly over the last decade, there is still signficant work to be done.


Wake Up Call! Understanding Drowsy Driving and What States Can Do
August 8, 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.


Highlights of Association Activity
July 15, 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 the following areas:


Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2015 Preliminary Data
May 19, 2016

This report provides a first look at 2015 motorcyclist fatalities nationally and by state. Motorcyclist fatalities in the United States are expected to have increased by 10 percent, compared with 2014.


Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2015 Preliminary Data
March 8, 2016

GHSA estimates a 10% in the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2015 compared to 2014. The preliminary 2015 data were provided by GHSA's member State Highway Safety Office members. All 50 states and the District of Columbia provided data.


Unbuckled in Back: An Overlooked Issue in Highway Safety
November 23, 2015

Most strategies for encouraging seat belt use by adults focus on drivers and front seat passengers, but rear seat belt use by adults is lower than front seat belt use and warrants attention.