20 Proven Safety Tips that are Guaranteed to Save Lives | Federal Highway Administration | Courtesy of the FHWA



Icon: Roadside Design Improvement at Curves Roadway Departure

  1. Enhanced Delineation and Friction for Horizontal Curves
  2. Pavement markings.
  3. Larger signs and signs with enhanced retro-reflectivity.
  4. Dynamic advance curve warning signs and sequential curve signs.
  5. Sharp curves.
 

Intersections Intersections

  1. Backplates w/ Retroreflective Borders
  2. Corridor Access Management
  3. Left and Right Turn Lanes at Two Way Stop-Controlled Intersections
  4. Reduced Left-Turn Conflict Intersections
  5. Roundabouts
  6. Systemic Application of Multiple Low-Cost Countermeasures at Stop-Controlled Intersections
  7. Yellow Change Intervals
 

Medians and Pedestrian Crossing Islands in Urban and Suburban Areas Pedestrians/Bicycles

  1. Leading Pedestrian Intervals
  2. Medians and Pedestrian Crossing Islands in Urban and Suburban Areas
  3. Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons
  4. Road Diets / Reconfigurations
  5. Walkways 
 

Icon: Road Safety Audit Crosscutting

  1. Local Road Safety Plans
  2. Road Safety Audits
  3. USLIMITS2

 

If you need more information on each countermeasure, feel free to visit the FHWA website https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/provencountermeasures/