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Safety Engineering

The Safety Engineering Technical Advisory Group determines research needs and priorities involving fatalities and multiple injuries on Illinois roadways.

The contact and Safety Engineering TAG chair is Cynthia Watters, who serves Illinois Department of Transportation’s Office of Highway Project Implementation in the Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering.

TAG members’ affiliations include:

  • IDOT’s Office of Highway Project Implementation, Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
  • IDOT’s Office of Highway Project Implementation, Bureau of Design and Environment
  • IDOT’s Office of Highway Project Implementation, Bureau of Local Roads and Streets
  • IDOT’s Office of Highway Project Implementation, Bureau of Operations
  • IDOT’s Office of Highway Project Implementation, Regional Representative
  • IDOT’s Office of Planning and Programming, Bureau of Research (non-voting)
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Illinois Center for Transportation, Academic Representative (term ends May 31, 2022)
  • Illinois Center for Transportation, Research Coordinator (non-voting)
  • Illinois State Toll Highway Authority