Lane Departures

593 people lost their lives in lane departure crashes on Nevada roads between 2015 - 2019.

The Nevada Crash Data Dashboard provides information on who is involved in lane departure-related driving fatalities and fatal crashes, where and when these crashes occurred, and why they happened. Nevada’s strategies to reduce lane departure-related driving fatalities and serious injuries are listed below.

Zero Fatalities

TASK FORCE LEADERS

Vice Chair: Lt. Jeff Varner, Nevada Highway Patrol

Facilitator: Molly O’Brien, P.E., PTOE, RSP21, Kimley-Horn

STRATEGIES

  1. Apply proven engineering countermeasures and roadway improvements to keep vehicles in their lanes.
  2. Increase survivability in the event of a lane departure through engineering and emergency response.

Resources

DocumentsDownloadDate
Lane Departure Prevention Task Force Meeting Minutes PDF12/2020
Lane Departure Prevention Task Force Quarterly Summary Report PDF04/2020
Nevada Traffic Incident Management (TIM) CoalitionWebsite2020
FHWA: Making Our Roads Safer One Countermeasure at a TimePDF12/2019
Countermeasures that Work – Distracted and Drowsy DrivingPDFN/A