It's time for a fresh approach.
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transportation safety through a multidisciplinary, systems-based approach.

Learn about the cutting-edge research, tools, data, and resources—compatible with a systems-based 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 systems-based approaches and methods.


Discover our efforts to ensure that systems-based principles are shared, understood, and adopted by traffic safety professionals and stakeholders.


Person sitting at a desk watching an interactive webinar.Traffic Crashes As Seen On TV: An Opportunity to Reshape the Dialogue Around Road User Injury

In the next CSCRS webinar on July 1, Seth LaJeunesse, UNC Highway Safety Research Center, and Sydney Nicolla, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, will share their research on media framing and present a Media Framing Guide designed to motivate transportation and public health professionals to work with news journalists to help shape the narrative around traffic injury. CSCRS webinar website >


CSCRS selects 12 new research projects

CSCRS has selected 12 new research projects to explore a range of transportation safety topics and extend its ongoing research activities. This is the fourth round of research projects selected since CSCRS launched in November 2016. See the new projects >  



NaTMEC Virtual Event, June 2021

CSCRS is hosting the National Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference (NaTMEC) as a virtual event June 21 – 25, 2021. Details on programming, registration, and sponsor opportunities are available now. Visit the event site >  

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