The Goal of Road Safety in the Safe Systems Context


Safe Systems is an approach to road safety that envisions the elimination of fatal and serious injuries and seeks to provide both a theoretical framework and practical roadmap for accomplishing such an ambitious goal. The Safe Systems approach involves a paradigm shift from traditional approaches to road safety planning and responsibility. This fact sheet provides an overview of the Safe Systems Approach and how it relates to both current road safety practice and initiatives such as Vision Zero. Read the full SafeTREC Safe Systems Research Brief.

Fortin, Garrett
Grembek, Offer
Cooper, Jill F.
Publication date: 
September 1, 2018
Publication type: 
Research Brief