Community Resources and Research

document Crash Type Manual for Bicyclists, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
More than thirty images illustrate various bicycle-motorist crash types. The documents include information on the cause, typical bicyclist age, frequency, and severity for the crash type. ...more >
document Bicycle Crash Data, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
This document summarizes an analysis of 1998 bicycle crash data from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). ...more >
document Capacity Analysis of Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities, Federal Highway Administration
This document describes the effects of pedestrians and bicyclists on the capacity of signalized intersections. These procedures augment the existing Highway Capacity Manual signalized intersection Level of Service procedures for locations with substantial pedestrian and/ ...more >
document Injury to Pedestrians and Bicyclists, Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of the current study was to broaden understanding about the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists. ...more >
web AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
This site provides education and research material to government agencies, educational institutions, advocacy organizations, and schools. ...more >
document Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Planning Research Workshops, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This report presents a summary of the workshop activities, recommendations from the participants, and a series of white papers on a variety of pedestrian and bicycle issues requiring further research. ...more >
document International Synthesis Report: Sweden, Federal Highway Administration
This report is a review of recent pedestrian safety research in Sweden (in particular) with some attention to similar research in other Scandinavian countries. ...more >
document 10 Smart Routes to Bicycle Safety, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This bicycle safety brochure was published jointly by DOT's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. ...more >
document Safety Effects of Cross-Section Design on Rural Multilane Highways, Federal Highway Administration
This study examines the effects of various cross-section-related design elements on accident frequency and developed an accident prediction model for rural, multilane, nonfreeway highways. ...more >
web Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute, Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
This helmet advocacy site offers a wide variety of educational and promotional material for children, teachers, and advocates. ...more >