The CT Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Virtual Summit was conducted on December 8 and 9, 2020, it was attended by over 200 participants including federal, state and local government officials, national and state traffic safety experts, and other interested parties. The summit presented input from Governor Ned Lamont, CTDOT Commissioner Joseph Giulietti, CT Dept. of Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona, CT Dept. of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Sibongile Magubane and Deputy Commissioner Tony Guerrera, CTDOT Bureau Chief Scott Hill, CTDOT State Safety Engineer Joe Ouellette, CTDOT Highway Safety Office Director Joe Cristalli, Federal Transportation Partners, SHSP Executive Committee and Steering Committee Members, Dr. Harkey of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Dr. Darrin Grondell of responsibility.org, Stamford Mayor David Martin, and members of the Jacobs SHSP Team. Topics discussed included an overview of the CT SHSP, crash data summary, SHSP Emphasis Areas, and current and potential safety treatments and programs to achieve zero fatalities on Connecticut roadways.
CT SHSP Emphasis Areas
An SHSP is a statewide data-driven traffic safety plan that coordinates the efforts of a wide range of organizations to reduce traffic accident fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. In coordination with federal, state, local and private sector safety stakeholders, the SHSP establishes goals, objectives, and emphasis (or challenge) areas.
The SHSP is a collaborative process and will be most effective with input from a wide range of people and agencies. The SHSP team is very interested in your input. Please provide your comments or ideas about how to improve transportation safety in Connecticut by clicking here.
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