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GHSA Publications

GHSA produces a variety of printed publications for its members, highway safety partners and the general public. Most are available online in PDF format. Some member-specific publications can be found in the Resources section of the site.

Publications include newsletters, periodic reports on State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) activities, and various resources for SHSOs, such as a legislative advocacy handbook and a primer on multicultural outreach.

Recent Publications

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Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2013 Preliminary Data
March 2014

GHSA polled states on their preliminary pedestrian fatality numbers for the first six months of 2013. All 50 states and the District of Colubmia responded.

The data showed that the number of pedestrian traffic fatalities in the United States for the first six months of 2013 decreased by 190 – or 8.7% – from 2,175 in 2012 to 1,895 last year. Learn More

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2013 Distracted Driving: Survey of the States
July 2013

States have made great strides in their efforts to combat distracted driving over the past few years. This new report is a compilation of these efforts.

Highlights include the latest information on laws and law enforcement, public education efforts, partnerships with other organizations, and data collection efforts. Learn More

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Speeding-Related Fatal Crashes Among Teen Drivers and Opportunities for Reducing the Risks
June 2013

Despite a significant drop in overall fatal teen driving crashes over the past decade, speeding has actually grown slightly as a contributing factor.

This publication examines the scope of the teen speeding problem, why it exists, and what policymakers and parents can do to help reduce the number of teen speeding-related fatalities. Learn More