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Strategic Highway Safety Plan Community of Practice

Put Your Plan into Action

An SHSP can only work if the plan is brought to life through action. There are at least four fundamental elements and four steps that support implementation of a dynamic, effective SHSP. These are called the "Essential Eight" and are highlighted below, as well as in the SHSP Implementation Process Model (IPM).

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The SHSP Process

Develop Your Plan

Put Your Plan into Action

Evaluate Your Plan

Noteworthy Practices

Noteworthy Practices
Learn how states are planning, implementing, and evaluating their SHSPs.  View SHSP-related Noteworthy Practices.

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RSPCB Program Point of Contact
Felix Delgado, FHWA Office of Safety
FHWA Office of Safety

Staff and Primary Work Responsibilities
FHWA Office of Safety

Safety and Design Team
FHWA Resource Center