It's time for a fresh approach.
Our mission is to create and exchange knowledge
to advance transportation safety through a multidisciplinary, Safe Systems approach.

Learn about the cutting-edge research, tools, data, and resources—compatible with a Safe Systems approach—we are developing to increase understanding about road safety issues.


Explore how we are engaging and training a growing body of students and future leaders in road safety principles and Safe Systems approaches and methods.


Discover our efforts to ensure that Safe Systems principles are shared, understood, and adopted by traffic safety professionals and stakeholders.

Upcoming webinar relates Safe Systems to Vision Zero

CSCRS researchers Eric Dumbaugh and Seth LaJeunesse will co-present an Aug. 20 Vision Zero Network webinar on how Safe Systems core principles relate to Vision Zero, providing a framework for learning at our upcoming Safe Systems Summit. The webinar will share lessons from agencies across the U.S. and abroad in translating Safe Systems principles into actions and policies and address challenges, limitations, and opportunities for advancing Safe Systems in the Vision Zero context. Find out More! >

Deadline extended to Aug. 28 to register for the Safe Systems Summit

Interested attendees now have until Aug. 28 to register for the Safe Systems Summit: Redefining Transportation Safety, an inclusive and interactive learning environment to explore the underlying systems driving the national rise in traffic deaths. The event will be held Sept. 13-14, 2018, in Durham, N.C. Read more >


CSCRS Crossroads

The latest edition of Crossroads newsletter covers the upcoming #SafeSystemsSummit including an opportunity to submit an abstract for a poster presentation. Other updates focus on new research projects and a UTK CSI Camp for middle school students, as well as the new CSCRS book shelf feature. Read the newsletter >

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