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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Directions
March 4, 2021

This special complimentary issue of Directions in Highway Safety, GHSA's members-only newsletter, features a fresh look and new Member Spotlight videos.

Quick Links: Cover StoryExecutive Director's Report | From Washington | State of the States | Did You Know?From Our Perspective


Teens and Speeding Report
January 26, 2021

Teens and Speeding: Breaking the Deadly Cycle, a new report from GHSA and Ford Motor Company Fund, highlights the significant role speeding plays in teen driver fatalities and offers practical tools to help parents rein in this lethal driving habit.


GHSA Annual Report
July 23, 2020

GHSA's Annual Report highlights the Association's accomplishments for the 2020 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020).

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June Directions 2020
June 10, 2020

Download this special complimentary issue of Directions in Highway Safety, GHSA’s members-only newsletter. To receive future issues of Directions, become an Associate Member of GHSA and join us as we lead the way in moving toward zero deaths on our nation’s roadways.


Speeding Spotlight
January 15, 2019

GHSA's latest spotlight report, "Speeding Away from Zero: Rethinking a Forgotten Traffic Safety Challenge," highlights excessive vehicle speed as a persistent contributor to motor vehicle fatalities, accounting for nearly a third of traffic deaths each year. The report takes a fresh look at this challenge, outlining the latest research, programming and countermeasures to address speeding.


Countermeasures That Work 9th Edition
April 30, 2018

Countermeasures That Work: A Highway Safety Countermeasure Guide for State Highway Safety Offices is a basic reference to assist State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) in selecting effective, evidence-based countermeasures for nine traffic safety problem areas: Alcohol- and Drug-Impaired Driving; Seat Belts and Child Restraints; Speeding and Speed Management; Distracted and Drowsy Driving; Motorcycle Safety; Young Drivers; Older Drivers; Pedest


Speeding-Related Fatal Crashes Among Teen Drivers and Opportunities for Reducing the Risks
June 25, 2013

From 2000 to 2011, 19,447 fatal crashes involving teen drivers were speeding-related. Despite a significant drop in overall fatal teen driving crashes during that same time frame, speeding has actually grown slightly as a contributing factor.

This publication examines the scope of the teen speeding problem, why it exists, and what policymakers and parents can do to help reduce the number of teen speeding-related fatalities.