ATSSA Blog

Keeping roadways safe: DOTs highlight countermeasures designed to reduce traffic fatalities

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Every roadway countermeasure makes a difference. Roundabouts, highly reflective signs, pavement markings and all traffic control and infrastructure devices are critical to enhancing safety on U.S. roadways. Countermeasures can mitigate against human behavior-related crashes and ultimately save lives.  

Automation collaboration: Roadway safety infrastructure and automotive industry connections will pave the way to self-driving vehicles

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In recent years, there has been an uptick in collaboration between entities within the roadway safety infrastructure and automotive industries as Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technologies progress and enter U.S. roadways. In a sweeping effort to ensure traffic control devices and roadway infrastructure effectively support the Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) of CAVs, manufacturers and groups like the Automotive Safety Council, 3M, SAE International, and ATSSA are working together to uncover the gaps in information and needs to help these vehicles perform at an optimum level. 

Big benefits come with Integrated Corridor Management

How transportation departments tackle congestion, delays, and crashes by utilizing roadway capacity

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Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) initiatives are basic plans that connect roadway users, the road, and work zones and allow for effective communication. They are vital to advancing roadway safety and countering common challenges such as congestion, traffic delays, and crashes.

ATSSA calls for roadway safety infrastructure funding at HMG press conference

Joins industry leaders in advocating for infrastructure funding during Infrastructure Week

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ATSSA President & CEO Roger Wentz joined members of Congress and infrastructure leaders from the Highway Materials Group for a press conference to call on Congress to rebuild America’s aging infrastructure. 

 

ATSSA talks roadway safety during Infrastructure Week, May 13-20

ATSSA advocates for investment in roadway safety infrastructure during awareness campaign

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Infrastructure Week is a national awareness campaign that shares the facts on investing in our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, and advocates for decision makers on Capitol Hill to support infrastructure policy and investment.

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