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As part of the effort to implement the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP), state departmentsof transportation are looking to reach out to local and law enforcement agencies. This paperpresents a study by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to identify the existingsafety practices and needs of local transportation agencies and law enforcement offices in Florida.Two comprehensive online surveys targeting local transportation agencies and law enforcementagencies are developed. The survey for local transportation agencies includes 39 questionson topics including standardization of crash analysis methods, training needs, and workingwith FDOT. For law enforcement agencies, the survey includes 25 questions covering topics onenforcement locations, traffic violations and safety campaigns, use of crash reports, and workingwith transportation agencies. Results from both surveys and lessons learned are discussed.

Subject(s): Public Economics

Issue Date: 2014

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/207424 Published in: Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Volume 53, Number 1 Page range: 83-99

Total Pages: 18

Record appears in: Transportation Research Forum > Journal of the Transportation Research Forum





Author: Haleem, Kirolos ; Gan, Albert ; Alluri, Priyanka ; Saha, Dibakar

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/207424?ln=en







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