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Delaware Strategic Highway Safety Plan


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Overview

A Strategic Highway Safety Plan, or SHSP, is a comprehensive transportation safety plan with a goal of reducing fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads making effective use of state, regional, and local crash data to establish consistent statewide goals, objectives, Emphasis Areas, priorities, and countermeasures with stakeholders and other transportation plans. An SHSP includes engineering, education, enforcement, and emergency medical service strategies. Federal transportation legislation requires states to develop, implement, and update an SHSP every five years.A Strategic Highway Safety Plan, or SHSP, is a comprehensive transportation safety plan with a goal of reducing fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads making effective use of state, regional, and local crash data to establish consistent statewide goals, objectives, Emphasis Areas, priorities, and countermeasures with stakeholders and other transportation plans. An SHSP includes engineering, education, enforcement, and emergency medical service strategies. Federal transportation legislation requires states to develop, implement, and update an SHSP every five years.

Delaware’s SHSP serves as the state’s comprehensive transportation safety plan and was developed in coordination with Delaware’s other transportation plans. Delaware’s 2021-2025 SHSP builds upon the successes and lessons learned of previous Plans and will serve as the state’s safety Plan from 2021 through 2025.


Delaware 2021-2025 SHSP Emphasis Areas

  • Intersections
  • Distracted Driving
  • Impaired Driving
  • Roadway Departure
  • Pedestrians
  • Motorcycles
  • Unrestrained Motorists
  • Speeding
  • Traffic Records

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