GHSA Publications

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

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Drunk driving is one of the deadliest yet most preventable behaviors that accounts for nearly one-third of the nation’s traffic crash fatalities.

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GHSA's annual spotlight report, Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2022 Preliminary Data, offers a comprehensive look at state and national trends in pedestrian deaths in 2022. The report projects that drivers struck and killed at least 7,508 people walking in 2022 – the highest number since 1981 and an average of 20 deaths every day.

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The latest traffic safety news from GHSA.

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We’re excited to bring you GHSA’s Directions in Highway Safety newsletter, now with a fresh new look and feel.


This edition of Directions in Highway Safety, GHSA's member newsletter, features articles on equity & traffic safety, a look ahead towards 2023, how the Congressional mid-term elections may impact GHSA's work, NHTSA's Final Rule, & the latest association projects, reports, member spotlights & more.

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This edition of Directions in Highway Safety, GHSA's member newsletter, features a recap of the 2022 Annual Meeting, an update on NHTSA's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and the latest association projects and reports, member spotlight and more.

Directions in Highway Safety: Special 2022 Annual Meeting Edition

We look forward to seeing many of you in Louisville for the GHSA 2022 Annual Meeting. Get a sneak peek at the highlights with this special edition of our Directions in Highway Safety newsletter.

Highlights of Association Activity, FY 2022

GHSA's Annual Report highlights the Association's accomplishments for the 2022 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022).

Rural Roads Report

Rural roads are beautiful, but they’re hiding a deadly secret – nearly half of all fatal crashes occur on them, even though only 19% of the U.S. population lives in rural areas.

Cannabis Consumers and Safe Driving: Responsible Use Messaging

GHSA’s new report with and the National Alliance to Stop Impaired Driving (NASID) provides guidance on how State Highway Safety Offices can better communicate with cannabis consumers about safe driving and offers recommendations about the types of messages that do and don’t work.