CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 2761

Install median acceleration lane

Description: Install a median acceleration lane (MAL)

Prior Condition: No Prior Condition(s)

Category: Intersection geometry

Study: NCHRP Report 650 - Median Intersection Design for Rural High-Speed Divided Highways, Maze et al., 2010

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Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 0.21
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 0.22
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: 79   (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 22
Crash Type: Rear end
Crash Severity: All
Roadway Types: Principal Arterial Other Freeways and Expressways
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Area Type: Rural
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Time of Day: All
If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type: Roadway/roadway (not interchange related)
Intersection Geometry: 4-leg
Traffic Control: Stop-controlled
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used: 1993 to 2003
Municipality: Pettis County
State: MO
Country: USA
Type of Methodology Used: Simple before/after
Sample Size (crashes): 11 crashes before, 1 crashes after
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Mar-21-2011
Comments: For 1 site.