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Safety Fundamentals (1 of 9): Perspectives and Trends in Highway Safety

This webinar recording provides an overview of the evolution safety in the US along with crash fatality and injury trends and safety culture in this country and other highly motorized countries. It will also provide an overview of current US safety efforts and look ahead to the future of safety with initiatives such as Vision Zero, Towards Zero Deaths, autonomous vehicles etc.

Learning Objectives
  • Recall basic safety terminology, sources of information, and historical perspective;
  • Understand key safety legislation;
  • Identify trends, challenges and opportunities for reducing and eliminating fatalities, injuries and crashes; and
  • Understand the challenges with changing safety culture in the US.