Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan
The Nevada Department of Transportation
and Department of Public Safety, along with numerous other safety partners
across the state, developed the Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) in
2006. The safety plan was developed to save lives by addressing the frequency,
rate and primary factors contributing to fatal and severe injury crashes in
The plan identifies five critical emphasis areas, including
seatbelts, lane departures, impaired driving, pedestrians and intersections,
that represent the greatest opportunity to save lives and reduce the number of
severe crashes and injuries. The plan also identifies critical safety
strategies in the areas of enforcement, education and emergency service, in
addition to engineering improvements. Using these strategies, the plan's goal
is to reduce Nevada traffic fatalities and injuries in half of 2008 numbers by
2030. The plan was updated in 2010/2011 with further life-saving strategies.
Download the Nevada
Strategic Highway Safety Plan document.
See the Strategic Highway Safety Plan website
to learn more or to become involved in promoting driving safety.
Questions regarding the Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan are
encouraged, and should be directed to the NDOT Safety Division
at (775) 888-7468.