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|Publication Number: Date: January/February 2003|
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 4
Date: January/February 2003
by A. George Ostensen
The agency has developed six agency-wide strategies to reduce fatalities on our Nation's roads.
by Michael F. Trentacoste
The highway community is intensifying its efforts to create a nationally coordinated R&T program for road safety.
by Harry W. Taylor and Leonard Meczkowski
A new software tool helps highway agencies tackle road departure crashes, reducing their consequences.
by Raymond A. Krammes and Carl Hayden
IHSDM is an invaluable safety evaluation software package for highway designers and planners.
by Kenneth S. Opiela, Carl K. Andersen and Greg Schertz
Researchers at FHWA are striving to improve nighttime visibility, making roads safer for motorists and pedestrians.
by Joe G. Bared, Patrick Hasson, Fred N. Ranck, Hari Kalla, Robert A. Ferlis, and Michael S. Griffith
FHWA targets intersection safety.
by Tamara Redmon and Leverson Boodlal
Public service announcements, demonstration projects, and a university course are key components of a new FHWA push to improve pedestrian safety.
by Kristine Lee Leiphart
To decrease fatalities, workforce skills must develop and adapt to new and changing transportation safety needs.
by Michael S. Griffith, Carl Hayden, and Hari Kalla
Road safety audits, more efficient data collection, and a new software tool promise to make our highways safer.
by Elizabeth Alicandri and Davey L. Warren
Interagency collaboration could curb speeding and save lives.