Road Safety Organizations

Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA)

This site provides information regarding federally regulated vehicles.

Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA)

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

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safey (IIHS)

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

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

This site provides occupational driver safety resources.

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.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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

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

Stephanie Pratt, PhD and Rebecca Olsavsky, NIOSH: Employers: How to Make Safer, More Knowledgeable Drivers – On and Off the Job

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

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

Nebraska Safety Council

This site provides free road safety presentations from the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

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.

University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)

UMTRI is respected internationally for its research in transportation safety.

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)

VTTI is respected internationally for its research in transportation safety.