This report presents detailed information on accident rates, accident costs, demonstration programs (rail-highway crossings, hazard elimination, and pavement markings), the effectiveness of completed highway safety improvement projects in reducing the number and severity of highway accidents, state recommendations relative to highway safety improvement programs, and the Section 402 safety program. The various chapters cover the legislative background, the highway safety problem, highway safety construction, highway safety rulemaking and evaluation of Section 402 activities. Appendices provide further information on the following: procedural information on processes by state; available funds and obligations by state; pavement marking demonstration by state; railroad grade crossing MUTCD compliance by state; selected state from 1982 annual reports; evaluation information; and glossary. This report is based upon data obtained from (a) the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and Guam, (b) the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) fiscal control records, (c) FHWA field offices, and (d) other sources.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Annual report of the Secretary of Transportation to the United States Congress.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Highway Safety, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1983-4

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00382214
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1984 12:00AM