CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 2002

Convert 12-ft lanes and 6-ft shoulders to 10-ft lanes and 3-ft shoulders


Prior Condition: 2-lane rural, undivided. Total width = 26 ft; Lane width = 10 ft; Shoulder width = 3 ft

Category: Roadway

Study: Safety Effectiveness of Lane and Shoulder Width Combinations on Rural, Two-Lane, Undivided Roads, Gross et al., 2009

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Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 1.13
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 0.044
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: -13   (This value indicates an increase in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 4.4
Crash Type: Run off road
Crash Severity: All
Roadway Types: Not Specified
Number of Lanes: 2
Road Division Type: Undivided
Speed Limit:
Area Type: Rural
Traffic Volume: Minimum of 1000 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Average Traffic Volume:
Time of Day: All
If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type:
Intersection Geometry:
Traffic Control:
Major Road Traffic Volume:
Minor Road Traffic Volume:
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used: 1997 to 2001
State: PA
Type of Methodology Used: Case-control
Sample Size (sites): 3510 sites
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Dec-01-2009