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Roadway Safety Professional Capacity Building Program

The Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Community of Practice (COP) is an online community for SHSP practitioners and stakeholders who represent the 4 E’s of safety (engineering, enforcement, education, and emergency services/response). If you participate in your State’s SHSP development and implementation, or would like to, this forum is for you. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with peers on SHSP related issues and learn about the latest SHSP resources, noteworthy practices, and events.
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Click on a state to view summary information from its SHSP and a link to the full plan.

Or, view a list of emphasis areas by state.
Understanding the SHSP Process
Understand SHSP Policy and Legislation
A Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) is a major component and requirement of the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) (23 U.S.C. § 148).

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Develop Your Plan - View resources that help states develop their SHSP. Whether it is the state’s second, third or other update of the SHSP, these resources will assist States to improve their SHSP development process.
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Put Your Plan into Action - An SHSP can only work if the plan is brought to life through action. View resources that that support the implementation of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary, and effective SHSP.
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Evaluate Your Plan - Evaluation helps States assess the progress of their SHSP and identify opportunities for improvement. View resources that will help states strengthen their SHSP process and performance through evaluation.
When it comes to synergizing the communicators, Louisiana has got it going through the Strategic Highway Safety Plan's (SHSP) Communications Coordinating Council (CCC). The purpose is simple: to coordinate, collaborate and communicate consistent safety messaging across the state. The council members make every grassroots advocacy or state-level outreach initiative relate back to the overall vision of Destination Zero Deaths and that ‘one death is too many’.  Learn More.
Safety Talk
Talk, discuss, and share SHSP approaches and strategies with peers and partners.
Open Now! Safety Talk is an online SHSP community dedicated to sharing strategies and approaches for updating, implementing, and evaluating SHSPs. Learn More  
SHSP-Related Events
Locate safety events that are related to SHSP efforts.
  • Integration of Tribal Roadway Safety Needs into the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (5/24/16) Webinar replay.
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