Source: Update from NHTSA's Office of Behavioral Safety Research, May 2013
The Seventh Edition of Countermeasures that Work is now available. The report is a basic reference guide, which is designed to assist State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) and others involved in the field of highway safety in selecting and implementing effective, evidence-based countermeasures to address traffic safety problem areas. The publication:
- describes major strategies and countermeasures that are relevant;
- summarizes strategy/countermeasure use, effectiveness, costs, and implementation time; and
- provides references to the most important research summaries and individual studies.
It contains chapters regarding: Alcohol-Impaired and Drugged Driving, Seat Belts and Child Restraints, Aggressive Driving and Speeding, Distracted and Drowsy Driving, Motorcycle Safety, Young Drivers, Older Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicycles. The report Countermeasures That Work: A Highway Safety Countermeasure Guide for State Highway Safety Offices, Seventh Edition, 2013 is available at www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/