Volume 2018, Issue 1
Bike to School Day

Prioritizing safety where children and youth walk and bike, a good first step

The fact that approximately 15 pedestrians die on U.S. streets every day is a sobering thought. Pedestrian deaths rose by 12 percent between 2006 and 2015 (according to a crash statistic by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). Creating safe places for everyone to be active is a goal for many communities across the U.S., many of which are committing to eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries with an approach called Vision Zero.  Read full article ››

Reducing Fatalities and Injuries on the Road – new textbook to educate professionals and students alike

Road Safety Fundamentals: Concepts, Strategies, and Practices that Reduce Fatalities and Injuries on the Road, a new textbook intended for a broad audience – from undergraduate and graduate students, to professionals early in their career – is now available to the public. This textbook is free and was designed to educate professionals in road safety and can be used in the classroom or on the job to better understand the basic principles, data, and methods of managing road safety. Read full article ››

HSRC welcomes new staff members

Recent Center highlights

HSRC publications

HSRC in the news

HSRC on the road

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