Transportation Safety

Motorcycle safety awareness

Motorcycle crash-related fatalities have surged over the past decade. To find out why, the Federal Highway Administration is funding the Motorcycle Crash Causation Study (MCCS), the most comprehensive investigation...

NOPUS: Are you buckled up?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration use observational surveys of driver and occupant behavior to encourage vehicle occupants to wear safety belts...

Testing a car that helps teens drive safely

Teen drivers experience very high crash rates when they move from supervised driving to driving on their own with a provisional license. The “safe teen car” is an attempt...

Understanding national travel behaviors

Understanding how, when, and why residents of the U.S. move from place to place throughout a typical day is key for the FHWA, state departments of transportation, regional metropolitan...

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