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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In its first completed research project, the National Cooperative Research and Evaluation Program (NCREP) convened a group of national experts, representing states that had enacted such laws, to discuss the potential downstream effects of marijuana legalization on the entire impaired driving syst
To confront the complex and evolving issue of drugged driving, GHSA and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) have produced a comprehensive update of their 2015 report about drug use on our nation’s roadways.
GHSA's annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects an 11% increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015.
As autonomous vehicles (AVs) merge into our nation’s traffic, the most pressing safety challenge for states will be preparing human drivers.
While the rate of teen driver-involved crashes has declined significantly over the last decade, there is still significant work to be done.
This comprehensive, first-of-its-kind report, made possible through funding from State Farm®, examines the cause and effect of drowsy driving as well as how states and others can best address it.
GHSA's latest report covers Association accomplishments for its Fiscal Year 2016: July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016. It presents high-level data for the Fiscal Year and focuses on GHSA's work in the following areas:
This report provides a first look at 2015 motorcyclist fatalities nationally and by state. Motorcyclist fatalities in the United States are expected to have increased by 10 percent, compared with 2014.
GHSA estimates a 10% in the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2015 compared to 2014. The preliminary 2015 data were provided by GHSA's member State Highway Safety Office members. All 50 states and the District of Columbia provided data.
Most strategies for encouraging seat belt use by adults focus on drivers and front seat passengers, but rear seat belt use by adults is lower than front seat belt use and warrants attention.