2015 - Toolkit, Report, Research

Countermeasures that Work

A Highway Safety Countermeasure Guide for State Highway Safety Offices (2015).

A reference to assist State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) in selecting effective, evidence-based countermeasures for 9 traffic safety problem areas.

Areas covered by the guide include: Alcohol- and Drug-Impaired Driving; Seat Belts and Child Restraints; Speeding and Speed Management; Distracted and Drowsy Driving; Motorcycle Safety; Young Drivers; Older Drivers; Pedestrians; and Bicycles.The guide describes major strategies and countermeasures that are relevant to SHSOs; summarizes strategy/countermeasure use, effectiveness, costs, and implementation time; and  provides references to the most important research summaries and individual studies.

Authored by: 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration