It's time for a fresh approach.
Our mission is to create and exchange knowledge to advance
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.

CSCRS COVID-19 Status: While CSCRS is still open, our staff is working remotely to ensure both the continuation of our transportation safety research and the safety of our staff. Thank you for your patience during this time.


NaTMEC 2020 Postponed due to COVID-19

It is with disappointment that CSCRS announces that NaTMEC 2020 is officially postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current thinking is to reschedule NaTMEC for June 2021 in Raleigh, NC. Full statement >  

CSCRS Job Board

Looking for employment in the transportation safety field? CSCRS will post updated listings and information on the new CSCRS Job Board. View the Job Board >


Safe Systems and systems science

Part of the work of CSCRS is to share and develop a stronger understanding of principles of Safe Systems and systems science that can be applied to our collective work in reducing traffic injuries and fatalities. CSCRS offers this brief introduction to the core elements of these two guiding frameworks. Learn more >

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