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Road Safety Resources

Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA)

This site provides information regarding federally regulated vehicles.

http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA)

This comprehensive road safety site provides information on distracted driving, impaired driving and many other road safety topics.

http://www.ghsa.org/

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safey (IIHS)

The IIHS has been testing the safety of vehicles since 1959.

http://www.iihs.org/

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

This site provides occupational driver safety resources.

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/

Work-Related Roadway Crashes: Challenges and Opportunities for Prevention. This web page provides a comprehensive view of the issues affecting the prevention of work-related roadway crashes. It recommends preventive measures for employers.

www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2003-119/

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

NHTSA is dedicated to reducing vehicle-related crashes, injuries and fatalities.

http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/

National Safety Council

http://www.nsc.org/pages/home.aspx

My Car Does What: A guide to your vehicle’s safety features

https://mycardoeswhat.org

Stephanie Pratt, PhD and Rebecca Olsavsky, NIOSH: Employers: How to Make Safer, More Knowledgeable Drivers – On and Off the Job https://mycardoeswhat.org/employers-can-help-make-drivers-safer/

Jack Hanley, NETS’ Executive Director: Road Safety and Employers: A Winning Combination https://mycardoeswhat.org/road-safety-and-employers/

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

This site provides detailed information on the investigation of selected highway crashes.

http://www.ntsb.gov/

The Transportation Research Center (TRC)

The TRC is a leader in automotive testing. Among its capabilities, it crash tests vehicles for NHTSA and provides the star ratings used by NHTSA.

http://www.trcpg.com/

University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)

UMTRI is respected internationally for its research in transportation safety.

http://www.umtri.umich.edu/

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)

VTTI is respected internationally for its research in transportation safety.

http://www.vtti.vt.edu/