Web Sites

The UNC Highway Safety Research Center has a vast amount of information available for use by researchers and the general public alike through a wide variety of Web sites. HSRC has developed and/or maintains the following sites that include national-level information clearinghouses, highway safety data and tools, and national and international events.

National and State Information Centers

  • BuckleUpNC.org

    A comprehensive website that provides information about North Carolina's seat belt and child passenger safety laws as well as tips for choosing and using car seats. The site also provides a listing of locations across the state where families can go for education and assistance with car seat installation.

    Center for the Study of Young Drivers

    A website that provides insight into why motor-vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers and information on the research being conducted at the Center to investigate this issue.

    Highway Safety Information System

    A multi-state database that contains crash, roadway inventory, and traffic volume data for a select group of states and urban centers.

    National Center for Safe Routes to School

    A clearinghouse of information that includes steps on starting a Safe Routes to School program, frequently asked questions, helpful links and a list of sample programs currently in place across the country.

  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

    A newly reorganized and redesigned user-friendly clearinghouse for pedestrian and bicycle resources, with information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement and access, and mobility.

Tools and Data

  • 2outof3

    A website for the multi-year UNC Social Norm program that reduced both student drinking and driving after drinking.

    NC Crash Data Query

    A data analysis tool to create tables reflecting crash, vehicle and driver/occupant information for crashes in North Carolina.

  • North Carolina Alcohol Facts

    A data tool that provides NC statewide and county-specific DWI arrest and conviction information, as well as alcohol involvement in crashes.

    North Carolina Bicycle & Pedestrian Crashes

    An online query tool that allows users to view police-reported bicycle and pedestrian crash data from North Carolina.

    PEDSAFE and BIKESAFE

    Online guides intended to provide practitioners with the latest information, including engineering, education or enforcement treatments, for improving the safety and mobility of pedestrians and bicyclists.

Events

  • International Walk to School

    An informational site about International Walk to School Month, recognized in October across the globe.

    U.S. Walk to School

    Information about Walk to School events in the USA, how to get involved and resources to help plan a walk in your community.