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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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


Guide for Partnering
April 16, 2018

GHSA's A Guide to Effectively Partnering with State Highway Safety Offices identifies how organizations can collaborate with State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) to improve traffic safety outcomes


April 4, 2018

The below article is excerpted from GHSA's Directions in Highway Safety member newsletter.


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).


NCREP Report Cover
June 26, 2017

In its first completed research project, the National Cooperative Research and Evaluation Program (NCREP) convened a group of national experts, representing states that had enacted such laws, to discuss the potential downstream effects of marijuana legalization on the entire impaired driving syst


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.