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


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