CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 7995

Install a traffic signal

Description:

Prior Condition: Intersections with a stop sign on minor roads

Category: Intersection traffic control

Study: Safety Evaluation of Signal Installation With and Without Left Turn Lanes on Two Lane Roads in Rural and Suburban Areas, Srinivasan et al., 2014

 
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Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 0.426
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 0.031
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: 57.4   (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 3.1
Applicability
Crash Type: Other
Crash Severity: All
Roadway Types: Not specified
Number of Lanes: 2
Road Division Type:
Speed Limit:
Area Type: All
Traffic Volume:
Average Traffic Volume:
Time of Day: All
If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type: Not specified
Intersection Geometry: 3-leg,4-leg
Traffic Control: Stop-controlled
Major Road Traffic Volume: Minimum of 2480 to Maximum of 18025 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Minor Road Traffic Volume: Minimum of 746 to Maximum of 6829 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Average Major Road Volume : 9778 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Average Minor Road Volume : 5767 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Development Details
Date Range of Data Used: 1992 to 2012
Municipality:
State: NC
Country:
Type of Methodology Used: Before/after using empirical Bayes or full Bayes
Sample Size (crashes): 625 crashes before, 252 crashes after
Sample Size (sites): 50 sites before, 50 sites after
Sample Size (site-years): 243 site-years before, 240 site-years after
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Nov-10-2016
Comments: The CMF was developed for both rural and suburban areas. CMF applies to frontal impact crashes, including 1) left turn same roadway, 2) left turn different roadway, 3) angle, 4) right turn same roadway, 5) right turn different roadway, 6) sideswipe, and 7) head-on.