The Howard County Strategic Road Safety Plan serves as a roadmap to guide county policies and actions to reduce the number of traffic-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities using a comprehensive and strategic approach based on the four Es of traffic safety: Engineering, Enforcement, Education, and Emergency Medical Services. The Plan also aligns with the state of Maryland’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan in an effort to reach zero traffic fatalities.
The Howard County Strategic Road Safety Plan is guided by a core vision:
To prevent all traffic crash-related fatalities and serious injuries and to reduce the number and severity of crashes in Howard County
To meet this vision the Strategic Road Safety Plan developed:
This method results in realistic, data-driven, and achievable goals and targets: