GHSA Publications

Each year, GHSA publishes reports for its members and partners on a variety of pressing highway safety issues. Our member newsletter, Directions in Highway Safety, requires a member login and can be found on our Members Only website.

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2018 Annual Report
August 20, 2018

GHSA's Annual Report, Highlights of Association Activity, showcases the Association's accomplishments from the 2018 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018).


Preparing for AVs
August 15, 2018

Automated vehicles will bring new and perhaps unanticipated traffic safety issues to the states. GHSA's Preparing for Automated Vehicles: Traffic Safety Issues for States outlines these issues and discusses how law enforcement and State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) should prepare for them.


Drug-Impaired Driving 2018
May 31, 2018

GHSA's Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States presents new research to examine the impact of marijuana and opioids on driving ability and provides recommendations on how best to address these emerging challenges.


Motorcyclist Fatalities by State: 2017 Preliminary Data
May 2, 2018

GHSA's latest spotlight report, Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2017 Preliminary Data, projects a 5.6% decrease in motorcyclist fatalities in 2017. Despite this decline, the report finds that motorcyclists remain significantly overrepresented as a proportion of all traffic deaths.


Countermeasures That Work 9th Edition
April 30, 2018

Countermeasures That Work: A Highway Safety Countermeasure Guide for State Highway Safety Offices is a basic reference to assist State Highway Safety Offices in selecting effective, evidence-based countermeasures.


Guide for Partnering
April 16, 2018

GHSA's A Guide to Effectively Partnering with State Highway Safety Offices identifies how organizations can collaborate with State Highway Safety Offices to improve traffic safety outcomes.


April 4, 2018

Read two articles excerpted from GHSA's Directions in Highway Safety member newsletter - Vision Zero Shows Success and From Our Perspective: NETS to expand employer-based traffic safety programs in the U.S. through assistance from State Highway Safety Offices.


Preliminary 2017 Pedestrian Fatalities
February 28, 2018

GHSA's annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017.


Bicyclist Safety Report
August 24, 2017
GHSA and State Farm have partnered for a new report on bicyclist deaths, which rose 12.2% in 2015, the largest percentage increase of any other roadway user group.

Annual Report
July 26, 2017

GHSA's latest Annual Report highlights the association's activities and accomplishments throughout the 2017 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017).