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
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

Provides messages from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to promote an end to distracted driving.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety AdministrationExternal
Works to prevent large truck and bus crashes — and to build a nationwide commitment to safety.

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationExternal
Works to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce crashes.

National Transportation Safety BoardExternal
Publishes an annual list of 10 Most Wanted Safety RecommendationsExternal 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
Offers comprehensive U.S. transportation statistics for all modes of transportation.

Federal Highway AdministrationExternal
Provides information on the U.S. highway infrastructure, safety initiatives, regulations, environmental stewardship, and congestion mitigation.

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control DevicesExternal
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
Supplies information on safety standards, vehicle-related hazards, and partnerships to reduce workplace crashes.

United States Department of State: Driving and Road Safety AbroadExternal
Learn about driving conditions and traffic laws before you travel abroad.

United States Fire AdministrationExternal
Features information on vehicle safety for emergency responders.

University Transportation Centers ProgramExternal
Dedicated to transportation research through innovating safe, efficient, and environmentally sound technologies.

AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyExternal
Identifies traffic safety problems, fosters research to seek solutions, and disseminates educational materials.

American Society of Safety ProfessionalsExternal
Offers resources and opportunities for safety professionals through its Transportation Practice SpecialtyExternal.

Insurance Institute for Highway SafetyExternal
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
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
Employer-led public/private partnership preventing crashes that occur on and off the job.

Transportation Research BoardExternal
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
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

Virginia Tech Transportation InstituteExternal
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
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.

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA): Road Transport SectorExternal
Offers injury prevention resources from the European Union’s occupational safety and health agency, with emphasis on workers in the road transport sector.

Governors Highway Safety AssociationExternal
Provides information on state laws covering cell phone use, construction zones, and seat belts.

Health and Safety Executive (UK)External
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
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
Engaged in research, development, and technology transfer related to all transportation modes.

University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research CenterExternal
Places special emphasis on alcohol studies, novice drivers and graduated licensing, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and highway safety information systems.

Page last reviewed: January 26, 2018