National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NCHRP Project 20-5
Synthesis of Highway Practice 322
Safety Management Systems in Practice
TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Report 322: Safety Management Systems (SMS) provides an overview of current transportation agency practices, recent literature findings, and reviews of two model state SMS initiatives. According to the report, benefits derived from the SMS process are increased coordination, cooperation, and communication among state agencies and improvements to data analysis and collection procedures, as well as collaborative strategic plans.
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