Programs and Resources

The Roadway Safety Foundation offers a diverse selection of programs and resources for highway engineers, transportation officials, students, community leaders, and the general public.

National Roadway Safety Awards

The National Roadway Safety Awards are back in 2023! Thanks to our continued partnership with the Federal Highway Administration Office of Safety, we'll once again be honoring public agencies that have saved lives on our nation's roads. More than ever before, we are grateful for the opportunity to recognize the lifesaving achievements of agencies and departments that have worked tirelessly during...

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Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) Campaign

The Roadway Safety Foundation has partnered with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety to support the Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) program. Pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries have risen sharply in recent years, and STEP aims to reverse this unacceptable trend by speeding the deployment of proven crash countermeasures and safety treatments known to...

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U.S. Road Assessment Program

The United States Road Assessment Program (usRAP) offers highway engineers, safety planners, and transportation officials unique and user-friendly tools for evaluating the safety of their road networks and directing limited resources for improvements to the areas where they will have the most impact. Using video logs and other data, usRAP’s star-rating system uses a familiar 1 – 5 scale to...

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The Roadway Safety Guide

The Roadway Safety Foundation is pleased to offer the second edition of its popular Roadway Safety Guide:  A Primer for Community Leaders. The Guide,  which is available online and in print, is designed to provide community leaders and elected officials with basic information to improve roadway safety in their communities. You can access the electronic version free of charge. Get...

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Clearinghouse for Older Road User Safety

The Clearinghouse for Older Road User Safety (ChORUS) serves as a one-stop-shop for materials and resources related to lifelong safe, independent mobility. Whether you're a traffic engineer looking for cost-effective ways to improve safety for older pedestrians, a concerned son or daughter in need of support for a parent, or a state driver licensing official interested in sharing best practices,...

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Educational Materials

RSF offers educational resources designed to raise public awareness of the importance of roadway safety features, and to educate drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists about how to safely navigate complex road environments. All of our materials are available free of charge online, and hard copies can be ordered by using the Contact Us form.

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