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Roadway Safety

Goal leaders

Sophie Shulman

Deputy Administrator

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (DOT)

Shailen Bhatt


Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) (DOT)

Robin Hutcheson

Deputy Administrator

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (DOT)

To achieve

Reduce roadway related fatalities. By September 30, 2023, the Department will reduce the rate of motor vehicle fatalities from 1.36 per 100 million vehicle miles traveled (VMT) as of October 1, 2021, to 1.22 per 100 million VMT.