Traffic Safety Links
These website links are listed as a
convenience to our site's visitors. It is our goal to provide a useful and
relevant resource and we only accept links in the traffic safety sphere.
However, we take no responsibility and give no guarantees, warranties or
representations, implied or otherwise, for these third-parties or the accuracy
or contents of their websites
||Created by the world's leading
experts, Dr. Leon James (Dr. Driving) and Dr. Arnold Nerenberg
(America's Road Rage Therapist). The only course in the nation that
addresses modification of attitudes and behaviors for drivers of all
ages. RoadRageous™ addresses the root causes of aggressive driving and
changes the way people think, feel and behave behind the wheel.
||The Department of
Transportation touches the public through its mission of ensuring that
our various modes of transportation operate safely on an individual
basis and together as an interlinked transportation system.
||NHTSA is responsible for
reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor
vehicle crashes. This is accomplished by setting and enforcing safety
performance standards for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment,
and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to
conduct effective local highway safety programs.
||MADD's mission is to stop
drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent
underage drinking. We have formally embraced the prevention of underage
drinking because of the extent of this terrible problem and its impact
on drunk driving.
||NHTSA decided in 1996 to make
FARS data easier to obtain by using Internet technology. This FARS
Web-Based Encyclopedia offers a more intuitive and powerful approach for
retrieving fatal crash information.
||Every weekday, the Ohio Public
Radio, Public Television Statehouse News Bureau produces in-depth news
reports on state government and politics for Ohio's 40-plus public radio
stations. Now, the Bureau is also making these reports available on the
Web, updated at approximately 5 p.m. ET each weekday.
||We specialize in driving,
driver behavior, and traffic safety. Our web site at Drivers.com is an
information resource for both traffic safety professionals and the
general public, with a wealth of information on driver training,
education, and licensing.
||For more than 30 years, court
leaders have called on the National Center for State Courts for
up-to-date information and hands-on assistance that helps them better
serve the public. Through original research, consulting services,
publications, and national educational programs, NCSC offers solutions
that enhance court operations with the latest technology; collects and
interprets the latest data on court operations nationwide; and provides
information on proven "best practices" for improving court
operations in many areas.
||We have written books and
articles on driving psychology issues and have posted them on this site
for your interest. We also post survey results and collections of road
rage news and legislation. It's all free for your personal use.
National Traffic Safety Organizations and Research
- Advocates for
Highway and Auto Safety - "is an alliance
of consumer, health, and safety groups and insurance companies and agents
working together to make America's roads safer."
- Center for Injury Research - CfIR engages in research projects to evaluate the forces and injury potential to occupants in automobile crashes through data analysis and vehicle testing.
- Federal Highway
Administration - Includes info on highway
improvement programs, usage statistics, ISTEA reauthorization and more.
Highway Administration - Office of Motor Carriers and Highway Safety -
The Office of Motor Carriers and Highway Safety's rumble strip website is a
prototype of how members of an electronic community of practice can share
information, resolve technical issues, and publish results.
- Highway Loss Data
Institute - Summarizes recent injury,
collision and theft info for different vehicle models.
- Highway Safety
Research Center - A leading highway research
center located at The University of North Carolina.
- Insurance Institute
for Highway Safety - Independent, nonprofit,
scientific and educational organization supported by the insurance industry;
site has a broad range of vehicle-related traffic safety info.
- National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration - Information on
vehicle standards, air bags, and more.
- National Safety Council
- Aim is to educate and influence society to adopt
safety, health and environmental policies, practices and procedures. Info on
NSC's various coalitions and campaigns.
- Network of
Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) -
Public/private partnership and non-profit organization working to help
employers develop and implement comprehensive workplace highway safety
- Operation Lifesaver
- Operation Lifesaver strives to increase public
awareness about the danger at places where the roadway crosses the train
tracks and on railroad rights-of-way. The program seeks to improve driver
and pedestrian behavior at highway-rail intersections by encouraging
compliance with traffic laws relating to crossing signs and signals.
- Share the Road
Coalition - This site serves as a
clearinghouse for Share the Road Coalition member organizations.
- Texas Transportation
Institute - A beautiful site with
engineering-oriented research on transportation safety. Recent projects have
included the development of breakaway sign supports and research on
congestion on the nation's roadways.
- Think First
Foundation - The mission of the THINK FIRST
Foundation is to prevent brain and spinal cord injuries through the
education of individuals, community leaders and the creators of public
Research Board - A comprehensive site
containing all kinds of transportation research.
Crash Data on the Web
- Talk About
Sleep An all in one place where patient,
medical practitioner, healthcare professionals, academic, researcher and
vendor members of the sleep community can share ideas, concerns,
experiences, and enhance their knowledge on sleep-related issues.
- Circadian.com Home
Page Circadian Technologies works to improve
alertness, health, safety, job performance, and quality of life for
shift workers and other people who work at night or work irregular schedules.
- Kentucky Sleep Society The
Kentucky Sleep Society is an organization of medical professionals
throughout the state of Kentucky committed to promoting quality in the
practice of sleep medicine.
- NASA Ames
Fatigue Countermeasures Program Assessment of
the impact of sleep on transportation safety.
Information for Patients and the General Public This
has more information on sleep and driving from the National Heart, Lung, and
- Sleep Medicine
Home Page Everything you ever wanted to know
about sleep disorders
Teen Driver Safety
Driver Education Sites
Other Interesting Traffic Safety Sites
Safety Kids Page - Games, puzzles and fun for
big kids and small.
of Traffic Signs - Along with a great library
of national and international signs, this site has extensive information on
cost, placement, and sign design.
of Wireless Communications - Tips on cell
phone use and driving safety.
- Safety City
- Interactive traffic safety site for kids!
- Traffic Safety
Information Village - A good source for
traffic safety and driver education info!
- Ask Mr. Traffic
- Who said driver ed has to be boring?!
- Transport Topics -
Weekly bulletins from the trucking industry.
- Traffic Accident
Reconstruction Origin - Florida based
organization offers a critical forum for ideas and techniques used in the
field of traffic accident reconstruction. Interesting look at crash
investigation, even for the layman. Also links to other similar accident
- DOT Auto
Safety Hotline - Do you own a car or truck
that you feel has a safety defect? If so, head to this hotline to gather
information about safety problems and help identify these problems that
sometimes lead to recalls.
- SafetyInfo -
This site not only contains information concerning traffic safety but every
other kind of safety out there.
Work Zone Safety Clearinghouse - Everything
you always wanted to know about Work Zone Safety from the folks at the Texas
School Bus Safety
Bicyclist, Skater, and Pedestrian Safety
- Bicycle Helmet Safety
Institute - is the helmet advocacy program of
the Washington Area Bicyclist Association. We are a small, active,
non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical
resource for bicycle helmet information.
- Charles River
Wheelmen - The Charles River Wheelmen (CRW) is
a group of active cyclists who get together for weekly rides and frequent
social events in the Boston area.
- Cyber Cyclery -
was started over four years ago with the concept of providing a resource for
bicycle enthusiasts searching for information on the Internet. Since that
time, Cyber Cyclery has grown into one of the most popular web sites for
- International Bicycle
Fund - The International Bicycle Fund is a
non-governmental, nonprofit organization, promoting sustainable transport
and international understanding. Major areas of activity are non-motorized
urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible
travel and cycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational bicycle programs.
- International Inline
Skating Association - Information on safety
and education for inline skaters.
- League of American
Bicyclists - The League of American Bicyclists
was founded in 1880 as the League of American Wheelmen. It promotes cycling
for fun, fitness and transportation, and works through advocacy and
education for a more bicycle-friendly America. Membership includes 35,000
individuals, 450 recreational clubs, and 45 state and local advocacy
- MassBike Online
- MassBike, the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition, the
statewide bicycling advocacy organization, runs the annual MassBike Tour and
Effective Cycling classes around the state.
- Perils for
Pedestrians - This is a monthly cable
television series promoting awareness of issues affecting the safety of
people who walk.
- WABA - Washington Area
Bicyclist Association - This advocacy group
has an excellent Web site with all kinds of resources for cyclists.
Area Rollerskaters - This is a great
organization with lots of weekly skates for dedicated Washingtonians and
- WHO Helmet
Initiative - Among other things, this site has
a great newsletter, called Headlines. Headlines is the official newsletter
of the World Health Organization Helmet Initiative. It is published
quarterly by the Center for Injury Control, Rollins School of Public Health,
International Traffic Safety Sites