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Publication Number:      Date:  January/February 2003
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 4
Date: January/February 2003



Saving Lives: A Vital FHWA Goal

by A. George Ostensen

The agency has developed six agency-wide strategies to reduce fatalities on our Nation's roads.

Helping Research Pay Off

by Michael F. Trentacoste

The highway community is intensifying its efforts to create a nationally coordinated R&T program for road safety.

Safer Roadsides

by Harry W. Taylor and Leonard Meczkowski

A new software tool helps highway agencies tackle road departure crashes, reducing their consequences.

Making Two-Lane Roads Safer

by Raymond A. Krammes and Carl Hayden

IHSDM is an invaluable safety evaluation software package for highway designers and planners.

Driving After Dark

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.

Reducing Points of Conflict

by Joe G. Bared, Patrick Hasson, Fred N. Ranck, Hari Kalla, Robert A. Ferlis, and Michael S. Griffith

FHWA targets intersection safety.

Life in the Crosswalk

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.

Pushing through the Safety Plateau

by Kristine Lee Leiphart

To decrease fatalities, workforce skills must develop and adapt to new and changing transportation safety needs.

Data is Key to Understanding and Improving Safety

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.

Managing Speed

by Elizabeth Alicandri and Davey L. Warren

Interagency collaboration could curb speeding and save lives.




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