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Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan

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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 Nevada.
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.

Contact Information

Questions regarding the Nevada Strategic Highway Safety Plan are encouraged, and should be directed to the NDOT Safety Division at (775) 888-7468.