GHSA Publications

Each year, GHSA publishes reports for its members and partners on a variety of pressing highway safety issues.

Browse All GHSA Publications

Everyone Walks. Understanding and Addressing Pedestrian Safety

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.


MMUCC Logo

GHSA worked with NHTSA to help states determine how well each state's Police Accident Report (PAR) and crash database aligns with the Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria.


Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2014 Preliminary Data

This report provides a first look at 2014 motorcyclist fatalities nationally and by state, based on preliminary data supplied by all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2014 Preliminary Data

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

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.


Getting It To Click! Connecting Teens And Seat Belt Use

This report, made possible with funding from The Allstate Foundation, details promising programs and practices that states are using to encourage teens to wear their seat belts every time they drive or ride in a vehicle.


Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2013 Preliminary Data

GHSA projects that the number of motorcyclist traffic fatalities in the United States in 2013 decreased approximately 7 percent.


Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2013 Preliminary Data

State Highway Safety Office data showed that the number of pedestrian traffic fatalities in the United States for the first six months of 2013 decreased by 190 – or 8.7%.


Distracted Driving

States have made great strides in their efforts to combat distracted driving over the past few years. This new report is a compilation of these efforts.


Speeding-Related Fatal Crashes Among Teen Drivers and Opportunities for Reducing the Risks

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.