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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Motorcyclist Fatalities by State: 2017 Preliminary Data
May 2, 2018

GHSA's latest spotlight report, Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2017 Preliminary Data, projects a 5.6% decrease in motorcyclist fatalities in 2017. Despite this decline, the report finds that motorcyclists remain significantly overrepresented as a proportion of all traffic deaths.


Countermeasures that work
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 in selecting effective, evidence-based countermeasures.


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 to improve traffic safety outcomes.


April 4, 2018

Read two articles excerpted from GHSA's Directions in Highway Safety member newsletter - Vision Zero Shows Success and From Our Perspective: NETS to expand employer-based traffic safety programs in the U.S. through assistance from State Highway Safety Offices.


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
GHSA and State Farm have partnered for a new report on bicyclist deaths, which rose 12.2% in 2015, the largest percentage increase of any other roadway user group.

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 system.


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) produced Drug-Impaired Driving: A Guide for States, 2017 Update.


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 in 2016.