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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.

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.

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.
Ohio has launched new efforts to involve more people in preventing traffic crashes on its roads. Read how TZD News and the Towards Zero Death Safety Network are giving roadway safety stakeholders and partners the opportunity to build relationships across disciplines and share information about crash trends, crash factors, and tactics that can reduce fatalities and serious injuries.  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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