Resources for Cost Benefit Analysis

Service Life and Crash Cost User Guide
This resource presents a synthesis of information used by the states for countermeasure service life and crash severity costs.
http://www.cmfclearinghouse.org/resources_servlifecrashcostguide.cfm

Safety Analyst Economic Appraisal Tool
This tool performs an economic appraisal of a specific countermeasure or several alternative countermeasures for a specific site. Default construction cost estimates for candidate improvements are provided within this tool, but the user has the capability to modify the default estimates based on local experience.
http://www.safetyanalyst.org/tools.htm#eat

The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes, 2010 (Revised)
This report presents the results of an analysis of motor vehicle crash costs in the United States.
http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/812013.pdf

Crash Cost Estimates by Maximum Police-Reported Injury Severity Within Selected Crash Geometries
This paper presents estimates for the economic (human capital) and comprehensive costs per crash for six KABCO groupings within 22 selected crash types and within two speed limit categories.
http://www.cmfclearinghouse.org/collateral/Crash_Cost_Estimates.pdf

 


The information contained in the Crash Modification Factors (CMF) Clearinghouse is disseminated under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Transportation in the interest of information exchange. The U.S. Government assumes no liability for the use of the information contained in the CMF Clearinghouse. The information contained in the CMF Clearinghouse does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation, nor is it a substitute for sound engineering judgment.