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Title:Defining a Road Safety Audits Program for enhancing Safety and Reducing Tort Liability
Authors:Roger S. Owers and Eugene M. Wilson
University:University of Wyoming
Publication Date:Jul 2000
Report #:MPC-00-113
Project #:MPC-183
TRID #:00797432
Keywords:crash analysis, highway safety, risk management, safety audits, safety programs, tort liability
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications


This study aims to evaluate the use of the Road Safety Audit Program, by a local rural road jurisdiction, to avoid tort liability while still improving the safety of its road system. The study will provide how the RSA might be accepted within the current legal framework and will provide guidelines for its acceptance as a practical tool in managing liability.

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