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NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 33-07 [Final (Synthesis)]

Safety Management Systems
[ NCHRP 20-05 (Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Practices) ]

  Project Data
Funds: 25000
Staff Responsibility: Donna L. Vlasak
Effective Date: 1/1/2002
Completion Date: 10/27/2003
Fiscal Year: 2001

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.
This topic is published at http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=2383

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