CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 1862

Install a combination of chevron signs, curve warning signs, and/or sequential flashing beacons

Description: Along a curve with a small radius, large deflection angle, available sight distance smaller than stopping sight distance, and superelevation smaller than demanded at design and operating speed

Prior Condition: No curve delineation treatment. Radius is greater than 300 m.

Category: Signs

Study: Safety Evaluation of Curve Delineation Improvements An Empirical Bayes Observational Before-After Study, Montella, 2009

 
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Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 0.575
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 0.11
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: 42.5   (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 11
Applicability
Crash Type: All
Crash Severity: All
Roadway Types: Principal Arterial Other Freeways and Expressways
Number of Lanes: 4
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Area Type: Not specified
Traffic Volume: Minimum of 7400 to Maximum of 13975 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
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Time of Day: Day
If countermeasure is intersection-based
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used: 2001 to 2005
Municipality: Trans European Road Network, Italy
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Type of Methodology Used: Before/after using empirical Bayes or full Bayes
Sample Size (sites): 4 sites after
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Dec-01-2009
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