Manage highway safety
AASHTOWare Safety Analyst facilitates cost-effective, site-specific highway safety improvements. The software, which serves local as well as state highway agencies, integrates the analytic approaches recommended in the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) into a single package, providing a program to guide the decision-making process, prioritize improvements and help your agency get the greatest possible safety benefit from each dollar it spends.
The software relies on information readily available to most highway agencies: crash data, traffic data, and either roadway segment, intersection or ramp data.
AASHTOWare Safety Analyst was developed as a cooperative effort between the Federal Highway Administration and participating state and local agencies.
What is the Highway Safety Manual?
The Highway Safety Manual (HSM) introduces a science-based technical approach that takes the guesswork out of safety analysis. The HSM provides tools to conduct quantitative safety analyses, allowing for safety to be quantitatively evaluated alongside other transportation performance measures such as traffic operations, environmental impacts, and construction costs.
Learn more about the Highway Safety Manual by viewing this short video. Visit http://www.highwaysafetymanual.org for more information.
Safety Analyst Info and Contacts FY16.pdf
Ontario Ministry of Transportation Road Talk Newsletter, October 2015, “Getting the Most from the Safety Analyst Software Tool”