The start of 2016 has unfortunately proved itself to be consistent with previous years in the high volume of pedestrian fatalities. With a swath of prevention efforts from public education campaigns, public service announcements, and community stakeholder meetings, enforcement of speed and pedestrian-related laws, there is no shortage of efforts to counter pedestrian related collisions. This warrants taking advantage of new learning opportunities that can help us get us up to speed on current countermeasures aimed at making an impact.
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has posted all 12 of a 12-part series on Countermeasure Strategies for Pedestrian Safety In addition, FHWA has encouraged Strategic Highway Safety professionals to review and adapt where applicable the Handbook for Designing Roadways for the Aging Population into the statewide plan.
All Hawaii’s road users arrive safely at their destinations.
Save lives and reduce injuries on Hawaii’s roadways through strategic partnerships and implementation of the SHSP.
Working together, we will reduce yearly fatalities from 100, to 80 or fewer by 2018, toward the ultimate goal of zero deaths.