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Strategic Highway Safety Plan/Developing Local Road Safety Plans. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety. SHSP Status. To obligate funds for Section 148 (HSIP) eligible activities, SAFETEA-LU required States to develop and implement an SHSP by October 1, 2007

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strategic highway safety plan developing local road safety plans

Strategic Highway Safety Plan/Developing Local Road Safety Plans

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Office of Safety

shsp status
SHSP Status
  • To obligate funds for Section 148 (HSIP) eligible activities, SAFETEA-LU required States to develop and implement an SHSP by October 1, 2007
  • All States currently have SHSP in place
  • MAP-21 continues SHSP requirement
    • Required to be developed, implemented, and evaluated
    • Required to be updated and evaluated on a regular basis
shsp background
SHSP Background
  • An SHSP is an essential and required component of the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
    • Data-driven, statewide plan that:
      • Identifies State's priority roadway safety needs
      • Provides a comprehensive framework for reducing highway fatalities and serious injuries
      • Includes behavioral and infrastructure priorities and strategies

Transforms how states identify roadway safety needs

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SHSP Background
  • Development led by the state DOT in consultation with local, state, tribal, federal and private-sector safety stakeholders
  • Addresses 4 E’s of highway safety
  • Considers safety needs of all public roads
  • Describes emphasis areas and effective strategies to reduce or eliminate roadway safety hazards
      • Guides investment decisions for safety projects
      • Approved by State Governor or responsible State agency
  • The Four Es
  • Engineering
  • Enforcement
  • Education
  • EMS
shsp benefits
SHSP Benefits

Among the many benefits, the SHSP generates…

  • Unprecedented collaboration between safety partners
  • Strengthened partnerships
  • Increased awareness of highway safety
  • Shared knowledge, data and data systems
  • Leveraged resources
  • Coordinated transportation safety planning; unity of safety priorities, goals and strategies
local road safety plans
Local Road Safety Plans

Why develop a LRSP?

Benefits from developing an LRSP may include:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Establish partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Leverage Safety Funds
  • Complements the State SHSP

A SHSP can assist local practitioners but a locally-focused plan(LRSP) is often needed to address the unique conditions on local and rural roads.

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Local Road Safety Plans

Factors influencing the development and implementation of LRSP:

  • Having a champion
  • Developing a clear vision and mission
  • Assembling collaborative partners
  • Allocating appropriate resources
  • Establishing open communication

The Focus is Results!

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Local Road Safety Plans

Steps in the LRSP Development Process

  • Step 1: Establish Leadership
  • Step 2: Analyze the Safety Data
  • Step 3: Determine Emphasis Areas
  • Step 4: Identify Strategies
  • Step 5: Prioritize and Incorporate Strategies
  • Step 6: Evaluate and Update the LRSP
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Local Road Safety Plans

Resources – Strategies

Crash Modification Factor (CMF) Clearinghouse

http://www.cmfclearinghouse.org/

FHWA Proven Countermeasures

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/provencountermeasures/

NCHRP 500 Series

http://safety.transportation.org/guides.aspx

NHTSA Countermeasures that Work

www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/811444.pdf

Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Manual

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip/resources/fhwasa09029/

LTAP/TTAPs

http://www.ltap.org/

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Local Road Safety Plans

Prioritizing Strategies –

Reasons to prioritize

  • Limited Resources
  • Safety Effectiveness
  • Ease of Implementation

Techniques to prioritize strategies

  • Benefit/Cost
  • Available funding
  • Timeframe
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Local Road Safety Plans

Sample outline of a draft LRSP:

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Local Road Safety Plans

Evaluate and Update the LRSP

  • Monitor Progress
  • Plan Evaluation
  • Living Document
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Local Road Safety Plans

Common Issues, Opportunities and Challenges

  • Personnel
  • Funding
  • Limited Data
summary
Summary
  • Complements the State SHSP
  • Promote safety awareness
  • Identify Safety Issues
  • More informed for participation in SHSP process
  • Identify projects for safety funds
the local road safety plan manual
The Local Road Safety Plan Manual

Purpose: To save lives and prevent injuries from motor vehicle crashes.

Audience: Road supervisors, engineers, planners, local and tribal officials, law enforcement officers.

Includes:

  • Template for Kickoff Meeting Agenda
  • Sample Emphasis Areas
  • Emphasis Area Table
  • Template for LRSP
  • Resources for assistance

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/local_rural/training/fhwasa12017/