This is the report of the Secretary of Transportation to the United States Congress pursuant to Sections 130 and 152 of Title 23 of the United States Code. It is the 17th in a series of annual reports. The report is based upon information submitted by the States and Territories, information obtained from within the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and other sources as noted. It examines the progress made by the States and Territories in implementing the Rail-Highway Crossings and Hazard Elimination programs. The report also examines the effectiveness of highway safety improvements in reducing the number and severity of motor vehicle traffic accidents. The report provides data on the reduction in accident rates, cost-per-accident reduced, and benefit-cost ratios for each type of highway safety improvement. The report also provides national traffic accident statistics. The statistics include accidents by first harmful event and by highway system, and accidents at railroad-highway crossings and in work zones.

Media Info

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

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00608619
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-SA-91-001
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 31 1991 12:00AM