MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY AT WORK
Other Motor Vehicle Safety Resources
CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Offers resources to prevent crashes in the general population.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalitiesexternal icon
Compiles the most complete count of U.S. work-related deaths. Fatal work-related crash data by industry and occupation. Access Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries data tables.external icon
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrationexternal icon
Works to prevent large truck and bus crashes — and to build a nationwide commitment to safety.
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulationsexternal icon
Review safety regulations for operation of large trucks and buses in interstate commerce in the U.S. See parts 301 to 399.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationexternal icon
Works to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce crashes.
- Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standardsexternal icon
Minimum safety standards that apply to all motor vehicles manufactured for sale or use in the U.S.
- Traffic Safety Fact Sheetsexternal icon
Get the facts.
- Campaign to Prevent Distracted Drivingexternal icon
Promote an end to distracted driving.
National Transportation Safety Boardexternal icon
Publishes an annual list of 10 Most Wanted Safety Recommendationsexternal icon based on investigations, technical expertise, and policy knowledge. Conducts in-depth investigations of selected motor vehicle crashes and makes recommendations for high-priority safety initiatives to government, industry, and other parties.
Bureau of Transportation Statisticsexternal icon
Offers comprehensive U.S. transportation statistics for all modes of transportation.
Federal Highway Administrationexternal icon
Provides information on the U.S. highway infrastructure, safety initiatives, regulations, environmental stewardship, and congestion mitigation.
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devicesexternal icon
Contains Federal regulations for operation and set-up of temporary traffic control zones, including highway work zones and emergency situations.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Motor Vehicle Safetyexternal icon
Supplies information on safety standards, vehicle-related hazards, and partnerships to reduce workplace crashes.
United States Department of State: Driving and Road Safety Abroadexternal icon
Learn about driving conditions and traffic laws before you travel abroad.
United States Fire Administrationexternal icon
Features information on vehicle safety for emergency responders.
University Transportation Centers Programexternal icon
Dedicated to transportation research through innovating safe, efficient, and environmentally sound technologies.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safetyexternal icon
Identifies traffic safety problems, fosters research to seek solutions, and disseminates educational materials.
American Society of Safety Professionalsexternal icon
Offers resources and opportunities for safety professionals through its Transportation Practice Specialtyexternal icon.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safetyexternal icon
Features vehicle crash test results and a wide variety of educational materials on traffic safety. Offers useful state-by-state comparisons of traffic safety laws.
National Safety Councilexternal icon
Partners with businesses, government agencies, elected officials, and the public to save lives at home, at work, and on the road.
Network of Employers for Traffic Safetyexternal icon
Employer-led public/private partnership preventing crashes that occur on and off the job.
Transportation Research Boardexternal icon
Engages government, industry, and academia in promoting research, policy studies, and information-sharing. TRB’s mission encompasses all aspects and modes of transportation.
University of Michigan Transportation Research Instituteexternal icon
Research results from an interdisciplinary center with expertise in large-truck safety, human factors, engineering, public policy, and data collection and analysis. Access UMTRI publications.external icon
Virginia Tech Transportation Instituteexternal icon
An academic research center with strong expertise in naturalistic driving studies of passenger vehicles and trucks, sustainable transport, “smart infrastructure,” and transport policy.
Association for Safe International Road Travelexternal icon
Offers road travel reports for 150 countries, enabling business travelers to make informed travel decisions. Provides a list of road safety concerns in many countries and some best practices implemented in some of those countries.
Governors Highway Safety Associationexternal icon
Provides information on state laws covering cell phone use, construction zones, and seat belts.
Health and Safety Executive (UK)external icon
Offers facts and recommendations on work related road safety. Provides several case studies useful for the review or development of occupational road safety policy and procedure.
National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouseexternal icon
Features information for government, industry, and the public to promote the safe and effective operation of highway work zones.
Texas Transportation Institute (Texas A & M University)external icon
Engaged in research, development, and technology transfer related to all transportation modes.
University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Centerexternal icon
Places special emphasis on alcohol studies, novice drivers and graduated licensing, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and highway safety information systems.