11 Critical Safety Areas and Action Plans

In 2012, a group of traffic safety experts updated the state Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). Organized by the Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission, the group included representatives of state agencies, local agencies and other safety partners.

They identified 11 critical issues the state must address to meet its roadway safety goal. Use the links below to read the related sections of the SHSP, and the action plans for each area, coming in October 2013.

Strategic Highway Safety Plan

Action Plan

Impaired Driving PDF icon

Impared Driving  PDF icon

Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety PDF icon

Michigan Truck Safety Commission PDF icon

Distracted Driving PDF icon

Distracted Driving PDF icon

Drivers Ages 24 and Younger PDF icon

Drivers Ages 24 and Younger PDF icon

Senior Mobility and Safety PDF icon

Senior Mobility and Safety PDF icon

Traffic Incident Management PDF icon

Traffic Incident Management PDF icon

Traffic Safety Engineering PDF icon

Traffic Safety Engineering PDF icon

Motorcycle Safety PDF icon

Motorcycle Safety PDF icon

Occupant Protection PDF icon

Occupant Protection PDF icon

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety  PDF icon

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety PDF icon

Traffic Records and Information Systems PDF icon

Traffic Records Coordinating Committee PDF icon