Guidance for Developing Highway Safety Plans

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Updated May 2017

This document is intended to help State Highway Safety Offices develop their federally required annual Highway Safety Plans (HSPs).

It was most recently revised in May 2017. This revision incorporates the most recent guidance provided by NHTSA in a April 2017 webinar. The provisions of the May 23, 2016, Interim Final Rule (IFR) applicable to FY18 and beyond have been included. The yellow highlighted sections are those which contain additions or modifications from the previous revision in March 2016.

States are encouraged to thoroughly read both the May 2016 IFR and this GHSA HSP Guidance during the preparation of their FY 2018 HSP.

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CAVEAT: This Guidance is not a substitute for a thorough and complete understanding of the applicable Federal laws and regulations.

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