Road Safety Links for each individual American State

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In addition, the IIHS have published a table showing how state laws measure up. Six key safety legislation areas are compared, on a state-by-state basis.

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One other source of information which certainly should not be neglected is the GHSA list of State Highway Safety Websites:

Alabama – AL

IMPORTANT: Reporting Highway Emergencies Using Cellular Phones

Alabama State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
Driver License Division
Vehicle Registration
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Emergency Road Closures
Highway Construction Bulletin
Alabama Trucking Association (road safety speakers, etc.)
Huntsville’s ‘Safety City’ Program for Kids

Alaska – AK

Alaska State Drivers’ Manual
State Troopers
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Seasonal Weather Reports
Highway Safety Office
Alaska Injury Prevention Center
Yukon Distance Chart

Arizona – AZ

Arizona State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Flooded Roads
Road and Weather
Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
Kids and Young Drivers (PDF)
(Also see Puerto Peñasco Mexico Online regarding heavy rain in Arizona)

Arkansas – AR

Arkansas State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

California – CA

California State Drivers’ Manual
California Parent-Teen Training Guide
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Santa Monica Police Dept., Safety Tips
California Institute of Transportation Safety
Road Reports
Crash/Casualty Reports

Colorado –

Colorado State Drivers’ Manual
State Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Connecticut – CT

Connecticut State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Online Drivers’ Manual, plus other useful publications
Highway Safety Laws
Tri-State Transportation Campaign — Transportation reform in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Delaware – DE

Delaware State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Highway Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

District of Columbia – DC

DC Drivers’ Manual
DMV/RMV
MPDC Traffic Safety
For Resident Foreign Nationals
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections

Florida – FL

Florida State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
Florida Highway Patrol Policy Manual
DMV/RMV (overseas visitors who plan to drive in Florida, check this site)
Highway Safety Laws
Its Everyone’s Job is devoted to construction zone safety and the locations of current construction programs.
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Florida Traffic Crash Facts

Georgia – GA

Georgia State Drivers’ Manual
State Patrol
DMV/RMV (Department of Motor Vehicle Safety)
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Highway Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Hawaii – HI

Hawaii Driver License Information
SHPS Sheriffs
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Idaho – ID

Idaho State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Illinois – IL

Illinois State Drivers’ Manual (“Rules of the Road”)
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Safety
Safe Driving Tips
Road Reports
Crash/Casualty Reports

Indiana – IN

Indiana State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
ICJI — The Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving
ICJI — Traffic Safety Data
Road Reports
Road Safety

Iowa – IA

Iowa State Drivers’ Manual
State Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash Fatality Figures

Kansas – KS

Kansas State Drivers’ Manual (“Driving Handbook”)
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports
Alcohol and Driving PDF

Kentucky – KY

Kentucky State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Louisiana – LA

Louisiana State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Maine – ME

Maine State Drivers’ Manual (“Motorist Handbook and Study Guide”)
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Bureau of Highway Safety
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Maryland – MD

Maryland State Drivers’ Manual (“Drivers’ Handbook”)
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
What Young Drivers Need to Know about driving, drinking, and drugs, in Maryland
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Massachusetts – MA

Massachusetts State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
FAQs About Learner’s Permits (from the RMV)
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

(Mexico — Puerto Peñasco Mexico Online)

Michigan –

Michigan State Drivers’ Manual (“What Every Driver Must Know”)
State Police
DMV/RMV (‘Secretary of State’ site)
Graduated Driver Licensing Program (PDF)
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports
Minnesotans for Safe Driving

Minnesota – MN

Minnesota State Drivers’ Manual
State Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Mississippi – MS

Mississippi State Drivers’ Manual (none found) — Instead, here are FAQ’s about drivers’ licenses
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Missouri – MO

Missouri State Drivers’ Manual (“Driver Guide”)
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash Reports

Montana – MT

Montana State Drivers’ Manual (none found) Webpage: “Driving in Montana”
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Winter Driving (the Winter Survival Handbook — well worth reading)
Remembrance In memory of lives lost on Montana highways
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Nebraska – NE

Nebraska State Drivers’ Manual
State Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Nevada – NV

Nevada State Drivers’ Manual (“Driver’s Handbook”)
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

New Hampshire – NH

New Hampshire State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV (no useful info’)
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

New Jersey – NJ

New Jersey State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Tri-State Transportation Campaign — Transportation reform in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

New Mexico – NM

New Mexico State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
New Mexico Traffic Safety Bureau
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Traffic Fatality Reports

New York – NY

New York State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee
Highway Safety Laws
Tri-State Transportation Campaign — Transportation reform in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region
Dangerous Intersections
Long Island Traffic Reports from Newsday.com
New York City Traffic Reports from Newsday.com
New York State Traffic Safety Data (Statistics for the state and for each county)

North Carolina – NC

North Carolina State Drivers’ License
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

North Dakota – ND

North Dakota State Drivers’ Manual (“Rules of the Road”)
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Ohio – OH

Ohio State Drivers’ Manual (“Responsible Driver Handbook”)
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Oklahoma – OK

Oklahoma State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Oregon – OR

Oregon State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Pennsylvania – PA

Pennsylvania State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Driver and Vehicle Services
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Rhode Island – RI

Rhode Island State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

South Carolina – SC

South Carolina State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
In Memory of… S.C. Highway Patrol website to help families commemorate loved ones who died in crashes.
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

South Dakota – SD

South Dakota State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Tennessee – TN

Tennessee State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Construction Reports
Weather Reports
Road Safety
Daily Fatalities

Texas – TX

Texas State Drivers’ Manual (“Drivers Handbook”)
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports
Private website: Brian K. Purcell — a.k.a. Texas Highwayman has an interesting and seemingly well-researched website on the subject of traffic laws in Texas.

Utah – UT

Utah State Drivers’ Manual
Highway Patrol
Highway Patrol – Sec.1
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Vermont – VT

Vermont State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Virginia – VA

Virginia State Drivers’ Manual
State Police
DMV/RMV
Virginia Drivers’ Manual
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Advice for Young Drivers
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports
Dying2Drive — a Teen-Safe Community Health Initiative to reduce the incidences of teenage automobile crashes in Virginia.

Washington – WA (U.S. visitors, do not confuse this with Washington DC — see ‘District of Columbia’, above)

Washington State Drivers’ Manual (“Driver Guide”)
State Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

West Virginia – WV

West Virginia State Drivers’ Manual (“Drivers Handbook”)
State Police
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Conditions
Highways
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

Wisconsin – WI

Wisconsin State Drivers’ Manual (“Motorists’ Handbook”)
State Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Speed-Related Casualties
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash Facts

Wyoming – WY

Wyoming State Drivers’ Manual (“Rules of the Road”)
Highway Patrol
DMV/RMV
Highway Safety Laws
Dangerous Intersections
Road Reports
Road Safety
Crash/Casualty Reports

This web page last updated on July 8, 2005 (in respect of state drivers’ manuals, only).