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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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.


Promoting Parent Involvement in Teen Driving: An In-Depth Look at the Importance and the Initiatives
May 2, 2013

This publication examines the critical role parents play in helping their teens survive their driving years, looking at how parents can support – or supplement – state graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws to help their teens develop into good, safe drivers. The report also examines current best practices in reaching parents and identifies what elements are essential for states wanting to build a good parent program.


Occupant Protection for Children
March 19, 2008

Published 2008

Across the country, highway safety officials and child safety advocates are working to reduce injuries and save children’s lives by improving occupant protection for children. However, they are often challenged by competing issues and limited resources.

To meet this challenge, State Farm® teamed with GHSA to develop this best practices manual.