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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2018 Annual Report
August 20, 2018

GHSA's Annual Report, Highlights of Association Activity, highlights the Association's accomplishments from the 2018 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018).


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 p


Preliminary 2017 Pedestrian Fatalities
February 28, 2018

GHSA's annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017.


Bicyclist Safety Report
August 24, 2017

As traffic fatalities are up across the board, bicyclist deaths rose 12.2% in 2015, the largest percentage increase of any other roadway user group that year.


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).


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.


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.


Everyone Walks. Understanding and Addressing Pedestrian Safety
August 10, 2015

This report, made possible through funding from State Farm®, provides an overview of current pedestrian safety data and research and how states are using this and other information to address pedestrian safety through education, enforcement and legislative initiatives.


Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2014 Preliminary Data
February 26, 2015

An estimated 2,125 pedestrians were killed in the first half of 2014, essentially unchanged when compared with the 2,141 pedestrian fatalities during the same period in 2013.


Bicyclist Safety
October 27, 2014

This GHSA Spotlight on Highway Safety report looks at the issue of bicyclist safety, analyzing how fatality trends and crash patterns have changed since the mid-1970s. Two areas of focus are helmet use and alcohol use by fatally injured cyclists.